[26], The Islamic Centre is housed in the building which was originally St Peter's School built in 1854 and closed in 1982 Islamic Centre still open and standing . This description eventually changed to one of "residential suburb" a decade or so later, but East Levenshulme was still primarily industrial in nature consisting mostly of print works, bleach works, dye works and mattress works. This was allegedly due to Carnegie's suppression of trade unions in the United States.[27]. It has a changing roster of 50 artisan traders selling produce, street food, plants, gifts, vintage clothing and homeware. They write much of their own material. No Comments on Update: Levenshulme and North Burnage Active Neighbourhood Streets for People Statement We welcome the announcement from Manchester City Council that the active neighbourhood trial is still going ahead , and thank the councillors who have shown determination to … [7], The main A6, Stockport Road, dates from 1724 when a turnpike was built between Manchester and Stockport.[8]. It is a social enterprise run market which prides itself on its diverse range of high quality traders. Prior to the turn of the 20th century West Levenshulme was considered to be a "dormitory" for Manchester. In May 2007 as a benefit of a £5000 grant awarded to 'The Friends of Levenshulme Station' by the Awards For All lottery grants scheme, an unofficial road sign was erected at the entrance to the street. When you base a crime movie on actual cases they're either brilliant or boring. The stone was laid by George Paulson in his role as Chairman of the Free Library Committee. The plans were later withdrawn by Dappa. Sandwiches Meat Chicken Food Meals Yemek Buffalo Chicken Eten Rooster The street the railway station is located on is 160 years old and 70 metres long yet has no official name and never has had one. Accessible from the Fallowfield Loop (or F.Loop), the secret lake is a recent discovery for Levenshulme residents. This one is in between. It appears on no street maps and has never attained the dizzy heights of having a "proper" name. In that time there have been five Methodist churches. E-MAIL. Since 1998, the annual "Levenshulme Festival" usually features 120+ multi-cultural events from firework displays to music concerts.[24]. The Street With No Name, Levenshulme (02) A more close-up shot of this station and looks fab in black & white me thinks! Over a third of the population belong to an ethnic minority. Ramsbottom and Altrincham were the only other towns to make the list from the nine additional Greater Manchester boroughs. Use control buttons or mouse in upper window to zoom or move around Levenshulme. Directions to The Street with No Name, Levenshulme Manchester (Manchester) with public transport. For coming out in force for the Community Action Day on the 22nd of April to clean, clear and bring a lot of love to our Street With No Name. Levenshulme has been saved as your Local News location Close ... Salman Abedi provided a false name to transfer £470 hours before detonating a bomb, inquiry hears. Thanks for subscribing! It included Talleyrand House (later renamed as Barlow House) and a street, Talleyrand Row. Levenshulme forms part of the wider Manchester Gorton Parliamentary constituency and has been represented in Westminster by Afzal Khan since June 2017. In the 2001 Census, the ethnic make up of Levenshulme was:[22], Levenshulme is evolving into an area typical of South Manchester, i.e. .mw-parser-output .legend{page-break-inside:avoid;break-inside:avoid-column}.mw-parser-output .legend-color{display:inline-block;min-width:1.25em;height:1.25em;line-height:1.25;margin:1px 0;text-align:center;border:1px solid black;background-color:transparent;color:black}.mw-parser-output .legend-text{}  indicates seat up for re-election. Nov 12, 2015 - The street with no name, Levenshulme, Manchester The typical housing of Levenshulme consists of terraced houses, the majority of which were built circa 1880–1890. The Street With No Name - Spotted this sign outside Levenshulme station Locals however, know to shop for curios in the Antiques Village, enjoy art exhibitions at Bankley Studios or Fred’s Ale House (which also serves real ale), have their hair done at Shine, and take their lunch breaks at POD, Thairish or Trove. There is now a pub called "Talleyrand", on the A6. Levenshulme Market was launched in March 2013 and operates every Saturday (between March and December) from 10 am to 4 pm. 1 VIDEO | 32 IMAGES. He was a Commissioner for English Heritage and Chairman of Lancashire County Cricket Club. With themed markets and a long list of stallholders, you can guarantee a fresh, new experience each time you visit. ;) [33], Levenshulme Library is a "Carnegie library" as it was gifted to the people of Levenshulme by industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Last updated Tue 11 Nov 2014 Greater Manchester It has a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic population of 15,430 at the 2011 Census. This park is a green area stretching between Manor Road in the north, Mount Road in the east and Barlow Road in the south and west. Over a 12-month period the park was transformed from a dreary, vandalised wasteland into a pleasant country park with a picnic area and mapped out country walks.[31]. Many of the nearby suburbs, such as Withington, Didsbury, Gorton etc., had a history of developing as villages, but for some reason Levenshulme did not. There are nearest secondary schools, including Burnage Academy for Boys. We already have this email. The tramways were extended to serve Levenshulme before the start of the First World War in 1914.[6]. In 1319, possession was given to William Legh of Baguley by his grandfather Sir William de Baguley of Baguley in Cheshire. Along with Withington, Levenshulme protested at the discrepancy of prices for gas in the city and for the outlying townships that were already supplied by Manchester. The name itself is derived from a possessive version of a person's name, "Leofwine's" and "holm", a Viking term meaning island (usually in a lake or river). We’ll be clearing litter, preparing some new spaces for planting … When the majority of affected residents of a particular entry are in agreement the entries have iron gates set up at all ingress and egress points with all affected residents being issued a key. Each street had its stories, personalities, happy times & sad times. Levenshulme and its immediate borders with neighbouring suburbs such as Burnage and Longsight is rich with treasures. On 20 February 2016, the new Arcadia Leisure Centre opened on the site of the old sports hall. The ward boundaries of Levenshulme have been moved in recent ward reorganisations, and as a result large areas in the north and east of Levenshulme are now officially in the ward of Gorton South, to the confusion and irritation of local residents. The replacement was refitted 12 feet (3.7 m) above the road so as to discourage would-be thieves although the sign is stolen regularly. Stripey socks give the Bee a sense of humour and the mirrored eyes reflect the observer, making you part of its story. [28], In 1852 a donation of 1,445 square yards of land and £500 was made to Levenshulme to build a church. Legend has it that the famous highwayman Dick Turpin often visited the Blue Bell Inn on Barlow Road which shares the name of his birthplace. This page is intended to be a resource for the Streets, Avenues, Roads, Drives, Lanes and other byways where people lived in Levenshulme. The Manchester to London railway line passes through Levenshulme railway station. William Legh's descendants continued to hold the Manor until the 17th century.[12]. This tree lined route is a treat for the eyes and the nose. If you can find it you will be rewarded with wildlife spotting opportunities of the heron / nesting swan variety. This was becoming increasingly difficult for the urban councils to do and as a result there was a considerable difference in prices charged to the residents compared to the prices charged by Manchester itself. 'The Street With No Name' is allegedly the must see attraction. In 2012 proposals were put forward by Manchester Council to replace the library by a new building shared with the replacement for the swimming pools. In May 2007, as part of a grant of £5,000 awarded to The Friends of Levenshulme Station and an unofficial road sign was erected at the entrance to the street.The sign gives the name of the street as The Street with No Name. Stockport Road is the main road in Levenshulme: here you’ll find Trove Bakery and Café, perfect for freshly baked bread, weekend brunches and the occasional Seasons Eatings supper club, Levenshulme Antiques Village and Fred’s Ale House,an ale bar and coffee shop in one, host to regular events and live music. The Street With No Name offers entrance to our station and it is the gateway to our community for many residents and visitors alike, but lately it’s been looking a little unloved. In July 2004 the park came to the attention of the Prudential Grass Roots campaign (run by the BTCV conservation charity). The Street with No Name. Browse detached, semi-detached and terraced properties to buy in Levenshulme. The two districts are the only places in Manchester to make the Sunday Times ‘Best Places to Live’ list for 2019. The Owl and The Coconut is a not-for-profit community arts organisation based at The Nest in Levenshulme Old Library. LEVENSHULME MEMORIES. The Street With No Name is the gateway to our community for many residents and visitors alike, but lately it’s been looking a little unloved. You baulk at the prospect of another A6 takeaway. Dappa is obliged to replace the land they are using to build the homes. [7] The "hulme" element is common in Manchester, and was pronounced "Oom", hence Levenshulme was traditionally "Levenzoom" to the residents and nicknamed as Leve, recently mispelt as Levy. In spite of the preponderance of industrial works there were also several farms, and the area around what is now Levenshulme High School was considered to be semi-rural until the 1920s. It is primarily open grassland but also houses an open-air, enclosed 5-a-side football pitch adjacent to the Mount Road exit. The food market in particular offers a great alternative to the supermarket for picking up bangers and bacon, or for grabbing a street food lunch. The Street With No Name", "Norman Foster – the man behind the 'glass egg, Levenshulme then and now: A personal view, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Levenshulme&oldid=995019772, Articles with dead external links from September 2017, Articles with permanently dead external links, Articles with dead external links from May 2016, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles needing cleanup from October 2018, Articles with unsourced statements from September 2007, Articles with unsourced statements from March 2011, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, The church has now been completely modernised, the building being the centre for Levenshulme Inspire, housing flats, cafes, shops and a community meeting space. [13], These back entries are now generally considered to be a threat to home security. Where the Streets Have No Name(The Joshua Tree, 1987)Where the Streets Have No Name is a song by U2, from their 1987 album, The Joshua Tree. [6], Until the late 19th century Manchester's outlying townships had to supply their own amenities. [9] It was said the French statesman Talleyrand once stayed there during his exile from France (French Revolution), presumably at some point during 1792–94. In 1917, the McVitie & Price biscuit factory was opened. Manchester refused to alleviate these difficulties unless townships agreed to come under its control. The posts and steps look similar to the above photo. Levenshulme Methodist Church (formerly Levenshulme New Wesleyan Chapel) is the only one to survive. According to local residents, the street had been informally called this for years and it seemed appropriate that it now had a sign so people could find it. Due to several reports in both local and national newspapers, and on several internet blogs, tourists are now making visits to Levenshulme railway station since the news broke of a street with no name there.[35]. Gas Central Heating Student property: £133pppw available now! You smile wryly at tourists taking selfies on a nameless street. The library actually opened its doors to the public in 1904. [27], Manchester City Council fomented a local controversy by selling off part of Mellands (Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive) Playing Fields, Gorton to Dappa Homes to build 149 houses. In the late 1920s and early 1930s Levenshulme Baths was used as a training pool for Longsight resident Sunny Lowry, who, in 1933, was the first British woman to swim the English Channel (from France to England).[32]. However, the area is now displaying signs of gentrification and has been described as one of Manchester's most "up and coming" neighbourhoods. Look out for local favourites and iconic images including Levenshulme Old Library, the market, and the 192 bus. You know you live in Levenshulme, or Levy (as it is affectionately known), when…. Déjà vu! Look out for your first newsletter in your inbox soon! The sign gave the name of the street as "The Street With No Name". You monitor the seasons by driving up Errwood Road, whilst you fight the urge to stop and buy biscuits. The 160 year old cobbled street is 77 yards long and has never been given an official name. The claypit formed by the extracted clay for the brickworks was much used by local children as a play area, known as "the Brickie". The ceremonial laying of the first brick (in reality an engraved stone plaque) took place on 5 December 1903. St Peter's School (directly behind the church) was built in 1854 and was used initially as a temporary place for the congregation to worship.[27]. There’s a lot more to the gritty suburb of Levenshulme than meets the eye. In the 1970s it was designated as a country park by the council, but at the time it wasn't much more than a landfill site that was formerly the site of the UCP tripe factory, Jackson's Brickworks, Levenshulme Dye and Bleach Works and High Field Farm. [4][5], The very early history is so obscure as to be virtually non-existent. The Friends of Levenshulme Station have now put up a cast-iron sign on the street in the Manchester suburb. The green shoots of spring or the golden leaves of autumn will always bring a smile to your face. Oct 24, 2010. Right up to the 1980s it wasn't uncommon for the original outside toilet (to the rear of the kitchen) to still be present, and some houses still had no bathroom or central heating. The district of East Levenshulme used to be known as Talleyrand. [29], Highfield Country Park is a 70-acre (28 ha) area of open land that stretches to the east of Broom Avenue across to the back of Reddish Golf Course and over to the junction of Longford Road and Nelstrop Road.[30]. [21] The demographics within the district have changed with increasing numbers of (mostly Muslim) people of South Asian origin and an ever increasing number of Africans, have settled in Levenshulme. Historically in Lancashire, Levenshulme is a former township and became a part of Manchester in 1909. In February 2016, Levenshulme Library closed and was replaced by the new Arcadia Library and Leisure Centre on Stockport Road, despite yearly protests.[34]. This alley/back-entry layout is supposed to be because of an old by-law of the Levenshulme local authority that every terraced house had to have a front garden and allow access to the back door by a horse and cart to enable rubbish to be removed without the need enter the house. 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