"The Arcade of shops on the right of Whitley Road was built in 1893 by Alfred Styan, know as Arcadia its glass canopies and iron work were removed at a later date. Behind Arcadia is the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel at the top of Victoria Avenue it was completed in 1889 and destroyed by a bomb in August 1940 a health centre now occupies the site."
Can't remember where I found the above.....apologies to the original writer!
So, what I found interesting about the above picture?......What on earth IS that cherry-topped cupcake feature in the distance? (I suspect a bit of victorian photoshopping, turning trees into something a bit more substantial!)
LATER.....very blurry phone pic of approximately the same view.....