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Belle Vue, Manchester

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Scene of destruction at Belle Vue, Manchester following the great fire of 1958.On January 17th, 1958 a major fire devastated the Ballroom block, destroyed Syd Lane's studio, and resulted in the loss of 5,000 of Fred Bonelli's musical scores. What started out as a small blaze soon took a strong hold on the wooden structure of the ballroom and by the time the fire brigade arrived it was already too late to save the structure.Shown is all that remains of what was once the York restaurant and the Coronation Ballroom.

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Color Black & White
Keywords Places,Locations,Geography,City,Districts,Gorton,Accidents,Fire,Destruction,Devastation,1950s,Cinders
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1958
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