23 things you can no longer do in Halifax

23 things you can no longer do in Halifax town centre

Halifax as a town has changed and evolved over the years and with this we have had to say goodbye to a number of shops, nightclubs and local landmarks. Here are 23 things you can no longer do in Halifax.

For more trips down memory lane with our nostalgic picture galleries, click here to see iconic nightclubs from Halifax's past, here to see the town centre shops we've lost over the years and click here to see photos from a night out back in 2003.

It was a sad day in Halifax back in 2009 when the much-loved shop on Market Street closed its doors when the company went into administration. No more popping in for a pic n mix.

1. Buy a pick n mix from Woolworths

It was a sad day in Halifax back in 2009 when the much-loved shop on Market Street closed its doors when the company went into administration. No more popping in for a pic n mix.
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Halifax Zoo and Amusement Park, which was located in Exley, caused a fair bit of drama during the time it was open between 1909 and 1916. Visitors could see elephants, zebras, lions and more.

2. Take a trip to Halifax Zoo

Halifax Zoo and Amusement Park, which was located in Exley, caused a fair bit of drama during the time it was open between 1909 and 1916. Visitors could see elephants, zebras, lions and more.
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Opening in 1938, the ABC Cinema at Ward's End in the town centre welcomed crowds of Halifax residents through its doors to watch the latest films up until it closed in 2002. The building is now a nightclub.

3. Watch a film at ABC Cinema

Opening in 1938, the ABC Cinema at Ward's End in the town centre welcomed crowds of Halifax residents through its doors to watch the latest films up until it closed in 2002. The building is now a nightclub.
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From 1949 until 1985, visitors could flock to The Shay Stadium and watch the Halifax Dukes on the Speedway track. The team was previously at Thrum Hall but moved to The Shay until financial disagreements meant they had to leave.

4. Visit the Speedway track at The Shay

From 1949 until 1985, visitors could flock to The Shay Stadium and watch the Halifax Dukes on the Speedway track. The team was previously at Thrum Hall but moved to The Shay until financial disagreements meant they had to leave.
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