In the '70s before the ugly new frontage was added in the 1990s, this British Rail bar was adjacent to the station entrance. Situated in what is now just a shop, it offered ample seating in a semi-circular shape with views of platform 4 and beyond through large windows. Worthington E and draught Guinness was available through "hole in the wall" taps for the thirsty traveller, as well a selection of cans .
1. The Manchester Pub Guide, Manchester & Salford City Centres (1975).