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Me and my sister were so chuffed Joy Division were playing in Altrincham. We lived in Lymm and getting back home from Manchester involved the all night 263 then a cab from Altrincham to Lymm which took us forever.
Artefact added : 10th January 2014
by Christina Riley-Joyce
Abigail Says –
Bet it was worth it...
COMMENT ADDED 10th January 2014
1963 Says –
ah, the all night 263, used to go right down Market St before it was pedestrianised...often woke up at the terminus in Alty having fallen asleep missing my stop in Timperley...long drunken stagger home at 3am
COMMENT ADDED 11th January 2014
Bernie Wilcox Says –
The Check Inn is still there but is now Totties lap dancing bar with the entrance around the back of the building. They also played Bowdon Vale a Youth Club around this time.
COMMENT ADDED 21st January 2014
jsz Says –
The lap dancing club has gone too, it's just an empty building now. Like a lot of Altrincham's shops.
COMMENT ADDED 2nd July 2015
abfab Says –
totties is still open where check in was, after check in it became squires then lap dancing club which is defo still open. I used to go the under 16 disco at check in, it was packed I loved it..
COMMENT ADDED 15th July 2016
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