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Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Bobbin, Grey Mare Lane

Bobbin, Grey Mare Lane, Beswick. (c) DN at Manmates Facebook [1].

What used to house Beswick Library on Grey Mare Mare until 2006, the Bobbin was a classic, grim estate pub attached to the notorious (and almost as infamous as its Hulme and Ardwick counterparts) flats of Fort Beswick.  It was a Greenall Whitley boozer and is pictured above in May 1985 thanks to the ManMates Facebook pages.  Read about the transformation of Beswick Library from an old estate pub to a state of the art 21st century facility at thisiseast [2].

Beswick Library, the former Bobbin, Grey Mare Lane. (c) thisiseast.

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