Albert Road (previously Bridgegate Street) was a thoroughfare in Weatherfield.
Norman Hill owned a photography shop in Albert Road in the late 1970s and was hired by Newton & Ridley to take the cover photograph of the Rovers for the first issue of their new in-house magazine Over the Bar.
By 1989, a Bettabuy supermarket was located here. In December 1991, the supermarket's manager Reg Holdsworth was taken into custody by a police sergeant on suspicion of robbery when he was unable to produce any form of identification after being caught on the street taking a box of food from the closed store.
The Hour Glass pub was also located on Albert Road - in the late 1990s it was bought by Fraser Henderson. Another pub was once located on Albert Road, The Red Lion which was run by the parents of Duggie Ferguson when he was a child but had been closed at some point before 2000.
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