SJ8990 : Yorkshire Building Society

taken 5 years ago, near to Stockport, Great Britain

Yorkshire Building Society
Yorkshire Building Society
The earliest fore-runner of the Yorkshire Building Society started life in 1864 as the Huddersfield Equitable Permanent Benefit Building Society.

The West Yorkshire Building Society was established in 1866 at the Royal Hotel, Dewsbury and in 1885 the Bradford Self Help Permanent Building Society was established in St. George's Hall Coffee Tavern.

The Huddersfield and Bradford Building Societies merged in 1975 and then in 1982 merged with the West Yorkshire Building Society to form the Yorkshire Building Society.

It has subsequently merged with the Haywards Heath Building Society (1992), Barnsley Building Society (2008), the Chelsea Building Society (2010) and the Norwich & Peterborough Building Society (2011).

More detailed information can be found on the YBS website LinkExternal link

The Stockport branch occupies the corner of Great Underbank and Deanery Way and the gable end carries a ghost sign that is now difficult to decipher SJ8990 : Ghost sign on Deanery Way but may be an advert for William Adamson who was a tailor & Draper and who was a resident of 28 Great Underbank in 1872.
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SJ8990, 1794 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 30 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Primary Subject of Photo
Building 
Date (from Tags)
1864  1866  1885  1975  1982  1992  2008  2010  2011 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8955 9048 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.6615N 2:9.5203W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8958 9050
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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