Dunkerley’s and Addison’s can also be seen in this photograph, which dates from 1956, when Waller & Richardson’s costumiers shop was demolished by a runaway lorry which hurtled into the building after running uncontrollably down Manchester Road. Bridge Street can be seen to the left.
Dunkerley’s and Addison’s can also be seen in this photograph, which dates from 1956, when Waller & Richardson’s costumiers shop was demolished by a runaway lorry which hurtled into the building after running uncontrollably down Manchester Road. Bridge Street can be seen to the left.

Picture gallery: A look back at Burnley's main shopping thoroughfare St James Street

Today, local historian Roger Frost takes us for a walk down memory lane, or St James Street as it is commonly known.

Roger and the Burnley Civic Trust have assembled a fascinating group of photographs from Burnley’s main shopping street throughout its history.

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