The Local shop
Get off the train at Marsden, traveling
from Manchester, up the ramp, cross the bridge over the
railway, and follow the road left down the hill. Pass
the canal and Swan pub.
Turn right over the river bridge and continue up the main
With the mini-market (co-op) on your right, turn left
Street. Up the side Mechanics Institute building until
you get to
the Oldham road, use the crossing and continue up the
Road). when you get to the end of the built up area, pass
farm on your right and after 50 yards take the Public
takes you behind that farm. Contunue up the track, cross
catchment channel and round two left bends. Finally you
will reach a
final bend before the track runs in almost a straight
line up to the
outcrop on the horizon. On the ground to your left is
Local Shop stood. Take a screen grab of th eshop with
you to confirm the exact spot.
The walk from the Station to the Local Shop is 2.3 miles
of which 1 mile is off road. The Local Shop is 135 metres
above the village.
Royston Vasey Railway Station
The Last Stop is where Benjamin Denton arrives into Royston Vasey for the first time. It's just by the war memorial and is a little run down. Rourmour has it that there hasn't been a train out of here since 1753... and that's the year 1753, not 7 minutes to 6...
The cenatar has been on Royston Vasey High Street since 1830
Hilary Briss & Son Butchers -
13 High St
Hilary Briss Butchers on the High Street was struggling for a while in his business. He started putting something 'special' in his meat that made him popular again. No one knows what it is but they've never tasted finer...
Burger Me - High Street
Burger Me is Royston Vasey's infamous burger restaurant. This is where Pauline & Mickey briefly worked before they were fired! Their specialitys inclue veggie kababs, cheese burgers, hot apple pies and veggie burgers, with special mustard...
Charity Shop - High Street
The Charity Shop is ran by Reenie and Vinnie every day except Thursdays, when 'that Merrill' works. They sell all sorts including cassettes, tape, jackets and books. Bt id it doesn't have a special mark, take it to Cancer 2 doors down, they'll take anything...
Where some of the residents live including Iris Krell's family, and it's were Geoff and Mike grew up. Iris & Ron krell, and the many kids live at 9 Cat's Mews, it's the one that's all stone-clad.
St Mark's School
Where Legz Akimbo visited to show their play 'Everybody out!' It's also the school where Chloe & Radcliffe Dento attend. Past teachers include Mr McCunn, Mrs Milner, Ms Plumber, Mr Nap, Reverend Stevens Reverend Bernice Woodall.
St Mary of Bethlehem Hospital
Where Dr Fish, Dr Westly and occasionally Dr Chinnery work. It was here that Barbara had her sex change operation and Les McQueen works on the Ed Stewart ward.
Local Shop - on the hill
This little shop is ran by Edward & Tubbs Tattsyrup and overlooks Royston Vasey from the hills. It's situated right next to the site which is used for the construction project of the new road.
The Job Centre - Orial House
The Job Centre is of course, where Pauline takes her restart course. They also hold weight-watchers in Oial house, just down the coridoor from restart.
Attatchments - 74 Rillington Place
Gay, straight or bi, give them a try. Olive is the main assistant in Royston Vaseys only dating agency. Most of the people that go in there though, are weirdos...
The Windermere Guest House -
26 The Hogg Row
Ran by Alvin & Sunny Steel. They offer full English breakfast with 'jump leads' with complimentary Swrewsbury fruit buscuits, ensuite bedrooms, and a dungeon with crawl space where Alvin's good lady wife will entertain in fellatrix and all aspects of fantasy & role-play...
The posh part of town. The Dentons live in 'Toad Hall' at number 5 and Judee & Eddie Levenson live in 'The Underlaye' at 22 Jim Cartwright's Road.
Local Reverand Bernice Woodall's church where she performs weddings and general moans in her Sunday services.
Hammonds use to be called Binns and is where Iris works. Chris Frost is the security guard, and a very good one.
The Video Vault is owned by Pigsy and is where Henry & Ally get all their videos, including pirates.
Mason's Arms Public House
This is where Creme Brulee played and where the businessmen Geoff, Mike & Brian often enjoy having a liquid lunch...
Stump-hole Caverns - Vale Of Tiers
Cave guide Mick Macnamara will show you around the caverns which are 'older than the dinosaur's'. They are Royston Vasey's second finest showcaves.