Hicks Terrace, Rishton.

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Added to PAF Database: January 1980
Hicks Terrace in June 2001

Numbers 1 to 3 on the corner of Hicks Terrace is were the Pawn Brokers was situated. This is just visible on the left of this picture.

People would take anything and everything to the pawnbrokers from rings to blankets, just to get a couple of bob to pay the bills.

The building in red brick on the right is the former roller-skating rink, and was owned by a double-glazing company up to 2004.

On the street, at the moment, is a timber merchant who also has premises in the paper mill industrial estate.

On the 7th January 1937, The Council Surveyor reported on the question of re-surfacing of Hicks Terrace. Resolved that the Surveyor be instructed to have Hicks Terrace taken up and re-paved with second hand setts.

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