Stockport Road

- Grey Street to Upper Plymouth Grove -

The Slaters Manchester & Salford Directory for 1895 shows 82 entries for this stretch of road from Grey Street to Upper Plymouth Grove.  There were 40 different occupations on the list.  This included:  9 drapers, 6 butchers, 6 grocers, 3 confectioners, 3 hairdressers, 3 boot repairers and/or makers, 3 ironmongers and hardware dealers, 3 beer and wine retailers, 2 fishmongers, 2 tobacconists, 2 cabinet makers, 2 bakers, 2 pawnbrokers, 2 carriage builders, 2 pubs, a post-office and a brewery.  Other occupations were ones rarely seen in Longsight today including: a saddler, an oyster room, an ale and porter bottler, a blacksmith, and an allopathic and homoeopathic chemist.  The Directory entries can be seen below.

Below is a list of the occupants in the buildings along this section of Stockport Road in 1895.
The information is shown here with the consent of the Historical Directories website

- West Side -

- East Side -

1.  The Atlas Brewery - 2.  The Wellington pub

The Lancaster Hotel on the corner of Plymouth Grove West and Stockport Road.