The photo below shows the lawn in front of the Museum being set up for seating for a visit by Queen Elizabeth II in 1954. You can see the frame of the Police Station being built (later opened in 1957) and the Salford Central Fire Station.

An archive view from the Museum steps
Map highlighting Checkpoint 12

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