Demolition of Davenport Street By Humphrey Spender

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Demolition of the Davenport Street area in the early 1980s.

Humphrey Spender revisited and photographed Bolton in the early 1980s for the short film ‘Return Journey’. The documentary was directed by Ian Potts, and funded by the Arts Council and ITV. Bolton Museum hold two rolls of 35mm film which he took during this visit. He photographed mainly in the market and near Davenport St.

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