Pubs of Manchester

All pubs within the city centre and beyond.
A history of Manchester's hundreds of lost pubs.

Thursday, 7 June 2012

Royal Albert, Liverpool Street


Royal Albert & Union, Liverpool Street, Salford. (c) Neil Richardson [1].

The Royal Albert opened on the corner of Cranbourne Street and Liverpool Street in the 1860s as a beerhouse and provisions shop [1].  

Royal Albert & Union, Liverpool Street, Salford. (c) Salford Pubs of the 70s at flickr.

Groves & Whitnall took over in 1896 and with it, the office and several houses next door [1], thereby extending the Royal Albert, putting it next door to the Union Tavern, a still surviving Holts house.


Former Royal Albert & Union, Liverpool Street. (c) Salford Pubs of the 70s at flickr.

The Royal Albert closed in about 1961 and for several decades was used by Salford Direct Metals [1], although it appears vacant these days, next to the still popular Union Tavern, a Salford survivor.

Former Royal Albert & Union, Liverpool Street. (c) Google 2012. View Larger Map.

1. Salford Pubs - Part Two: Including Islington, Ordsall Lane and Ordsall, Oldfield Road, Regent Road and Broughton, Neil Richardson (2003).
2. www.flickr.com/photos/61756486@N05.

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