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DEPOTS

Crosville's depots are the subject of an ongoing series of articles in the Review. This page is intended to complement the series by using Google Earth or Google Maps and Google Streetview to show how the area appears today. Many thanks to Don McKeown who has supplied several of the depot locations to allow the street views to work.

There are two ways of doing this:

1. Complete Set
The first is a complete set of depot locations in a file that you can use with Google Earth Google maps. If you have Google Earth (downloadable for free here) loaded on your computer, the file to use is here. Alternately just click here to see the details in Google Maps.

When the map has loaded you can use the 'slider' in the middle of the screen to zoom into the map (click on the '+') or zoom out (click on the '-'). You can then choose from either a 'Map' view or a 'Satellite' (aerial) view of the location. Once you've zoomed in clicking on any of the depot names in the list on the left hand side of the screen will take you there instead. It's also possible to see the location at street level, drag the Orange 'person' on the controls in the middle of the screen to a road near to where the blue marker is then use Streetview to move the image around.

Please note, where the description of the place includes the text 'Location not verified' the location shown is that of the town centre, not the depot. If you can improve these locations please get in touch with the webmaster.
 
2. Individual Depots
You can also find details for each depot below. Against each depot is shown the number of the 'Review' that the details appear in, any known opening/closing dates and some links. For those depots where the location is known a link is available to an aerial photo of the location, and a street level view of the depot's area now, both via Google Maps. Where the location is not known the link goes to the centre of the town. If you can help with the actual location of the depot please get in touch with the webmaster.

Depot Review Dates 
Aberaeron 1925 502 1925-1948 (Town centre 
Aberaeron 1948 502 1948-1990 (Town centre 
Aberdaron  1929- (Town centre 
Aberystwyth 1924 503 1924-1933 (Town centre 
Aberystwyth 1933 503 1933- Aerial view Streetview
Amlwch 504 1933-1990 Aerial view Streetview
Bangor 504 1931-2005 Aerial view Streetview
Barmouth 505 1924-1991 Aerial view Streetview
Biddulph 505 1960-1980 (Town centre 
Birkenhead  1932- Aerial view Streetview
Blaenau Ffestiniog 1926 507 1926-1964 (Town centre 
Blaenau Ffestiniog 1964 507 1964-1995 Aerial view Streetview
Bryn Crug 508 1935-1970 (Town centre 
Caernarfon 510 1925-1988 Aerial view Streetview
Cardigan  1941- (Town centre 
Chester 1920 510 1915-1927 (Town centre 
Chester 1927 510 1927- Aerial view Streetview
Congleton 512 1980-1989 (Town centre 
Corwen 512 1933-1997 Aerial view Streetview
Crewe 1926 511 1926-1960 (Town centre 
Crewe 1960 511 1960-2010 Aerial view Streetview
Criccieth  1927-1976 Aerial view Streetview
Denbigh 513 1928-1990 (Town centre 
Dolgellau 513 1934- Aerial view Streetview
Ellesmere Port 514 1962-1990 (Town centre 
Flint 515 1936-1981 (Town centre 
Heswall 515 1923-1988 (Town centre 
Holyhead 516 1930-1992 (Town centre 
Holywell 516 1981-1989 (Town centre 
Johnstown 517 1933-1972 Aerial view Streetview
Lampeter 517 1972- (Town centre 
Liverpool 522 1928- (Town centre 
Llandrindod Wells 518 1928- (Town centre 
Llandudno 518 1931- Aerial view Streetview
Llandudno Junction 519 1931- Aerial view Streetview
Llanfair Caereinion 519 1933- (Town centre 
Llangefni 520 1930-1990 Aerial view Streetview
Llangynog 520 1933- (Town centre 
Llanidloes 519 1925- (Town centre 
Llanllechid 521 1952- (Town centre 
Llanrhaeadr 522 1936- (Town centre 
Llanrug 522 1936- (Town centre 
Llanrwst 522 1931- Aerial view Streetview
Macclesfield 523 1972- (Town centre 
Machynlleth 523 1934- Aerial view Streetview
Middlewich 524 1934- (Town centre 
Mold 524 1923-1999 (Town centre 
Nantwich 524 1915- (Town centre 
Nefyn 524 1934- (Town centre 
New Quay 525 1972- Aerial view Streetview
Newcastle Emlyn 525 1972-1990 Aerial view Streetview
Newcastle under Lyme 525 1933- (Town centre 
Northwich 526 1972-1990 (Town centre 
Oswestry 526 1933-1999 (Town centre 
Porthmadog 526 1936- Aerial view Streetview
Prestatyn  1930- (Town centre 
Pwllheli 527 1934- Aerial view Streetview
Rhyl 528 1930- Aerial view Streetview
Runcorn 528 1942- (Town centre 
Tattenhall 529 1935- (Town centre 
Tregaron 529 1994-2003 (Town centre 
Tywyn 529 1970-1986 (Town centre 
Warrington 529 1924-1988 Aerial view Streetview
Welshpool 529 1970-1990 (Town centre 
West Kirby 529 1920-1987 (Town centre 
Wrexham 530 1920-1933 (Town centre 
Wrexham 1933 530 1933-19910225 (Town centre 
Wrexham 1994 530 19940110- (Town centre 
 
 

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