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Salford Lads' Club

St. Ignatius Walk, Salford M5 3RX, England
+44 161 872 3767
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It suddenly struck me I just might die with a smile on my face after all...

If only every business and institution was run with the energy and enthusiasm displayed by Leslie... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Pandora K
Educational visit!

Visited start of April after wanting to visit for ages and was invited in after taking photos out... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Sarah E
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“iconic place” (2 reviews)
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St. Ignatius Walk, Salford M5 3RX, England
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+44 161 872 3767
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

If only every business and institution was run with the energy and enthusiasm displayed by Leslie Holmes and all those we encountered on our recent visit. Expecting to find an abandoned building which provided the setting for the Smith's iconic Queen Is Dead gate-fold photo,...More

Thank Pandora K
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Visited start of April after wanting to visit for ages and was invited in after taking photos out front. Really lovely way to spend a Saturday morning. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming and was fascinating to find out more about the club. Being a...More

Thank Sarah E
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

I was visiting a guitar shop nearby with my son and we thought we’d cross the main road for a photo outside the door. We were only planning a quick photo, then a lovely lady invited us inside and we received a generous welcome from...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit if your a Smith’s fan and great for pictures. It was closed when we were there which was a pity

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

6 of us visited Easter sat. So glad to find it open. After the photos outside we were invited inside to be greeted by Archie Swift MBE. This true gent and all the other volunteers here really made our visit special. Archie was so proud...More

1  Thank john h
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful hour we spent at Salford’s Lads Club, all the volunteers were lovely and so rightly proud of there Club, an inspiring piece of Salford history that you must visit and support. Special thanks to Chris for showing us all around. Lawrence, Lisa...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the club purely to take some pictures outside and was invited in by a kind man who showed us around the entire building. They sell several different kinds of smiths merchandise at low prices! Well worth a visit.

Thank Carlin M
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Marvellous club that for over a century has done good work in the community. The club is interesting for it's own history. And for it's music connections.

Thank joseph850
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

What an iconic place that was opened in 1903 by the soon to be Scout Leader Robert Baden-Powell, originally to keep young lads off the streets - moving with the times it is still going and caters for the girls as well. So many pictures...More

1  Thank davidwilliambarnes
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

After checking out one famous Manchester institution we decided to head onto another icon of the city, Salford Lads Club. The club is famously associated with a 1986 Smiths image on the “Queen is Dead” album cover, showing the band looking moody hanging around just...More

Thank Rob N
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Kim B
21 January 2018|
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Response from Flateric82 |
Yeah it’s open for tours 11-2pm for tours on a Saturday and there’s merchandise available.
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YeomansFamily
12 February 2017|
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It was, and we received a very warm welcome from club members. Spent a great morning there, thanks!
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