This was once the main building of the former Hebden Bridge Industrial Co-operative Society. The first floor at one time housed a large reception room, popular for dancing. Later it became the Carlton Hotel but now the the top two floors have been…
Relaying the setts at West End. Westbourne House is on the left with the end of Bridge Gate beyond, before the end property was removed to widen the road. Crossley Westerman's, later Alice Longstaff's studio was on the right
On the right of the photo is the original "Hole in the Wall". The wedge shaped building is the end of Royd Terrace. The buildings on the left formed "Buttress Brink", with Old Gate passing in front of the shops.
Between Bridge Lanes and Heptonstall Road was a busy community, home to so many, yet passed by thousands each year as they travel up or down this busy road and see only a grassy slope with trees and bushes.