City Inn, Royle Street, Chorlton-on-Medlock, 1920s. (c) Bob Potts .
The City Inn stood at No.28 Royle Street in Chorlton-on-Medlock, opening in 1856 . The City Inn closed in 1963 as an Empress Brewery house having previously been owned by the Peter Walker & Son brewery of Warrington . Royle Street was a tiny street that ran between Grosvenor Street and Rusholme Road. The latter road was lost to re-development but Grosvenor Street still runs right across to Downing Street. The old City Inn used to stand roughly where Stockland Close is in the new estate.
Former location of City Inn, Royle Street. (c) Google 2014. View Larger Map.
1. The Old Pubs of Chorlton-upon-Medlock Manchester, Bob Potts (1984).
2. The Old Pubs of Hulme and Chorlton-on-Medlock, Bob Potts (1997).