Crompton library, Oldham

Brief description

Built on Beal Lane. aka Shaw and Crompton library. Architect was Jesse Horsfall

Current status: No longer a public library (closed in 1989), the building has been redeveloped into apartments.

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  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 2 February 1907, by JW Cockroft, former chair of Crompton UDC

Photo of library today (2016):


Photo credit: flickr user Jeff Carr (with permission)

Old photo of library (postcard):

Nothing in my collection yet


Not yet

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