Alder House Remand Home, Whalley Range, Manchester

Alder House Remand Home, 9 Burford Road, Whalley Range, Manchester

Alder House is a home where allegations of abuse have been made.

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9 responses to “Alder House Remand Home, Whalley Range, Manchester

  1. vannessa skeen, nee. whittaker

    i was one of these abused residents here, and with the help of mr. hall and my foster mum got things changed and staff changed,,

  2. vannessa skeen, nee. whittaker

    when i was there it was run by a miss/ mrs or ms.. brazier at the time, who ended up losing her job and ending up in a homeless hostel in wythenshawe, we were treated worse than prisoners are today, it was appalling, and will stay with me forever.

    • Jean

      I was in Burford 73/74 I remember miss brazier and a few others Mrs Fitzgerald used to play badminton with her Mrs Acton little women didn’t like her Mrs hassett hated being locked up in there learned how to crochet in there it was horrible still have all the letters that were sent to me off my family remember loads about that place

      • Hi I was wondering if there was any pics of Burford remand centre in the 1970s I was there twice maybe you knw me I’d love to see where I use to live as I think about it so peace of mind does anyone knw of this place thanx

  3. Lorraine

    I was in alder house in 1960 thereabouts strict rules then

  4. Lorraine

    Strict rules but got use To. It

  5. brenda williams

    i was in burford in the 80s and 90s terrible place staff abuse neglet in the girls care lots of prostiution and girls absconding worst place ever when your eleven and alone

  6. Susan Taylor

    I was in Burford when I was young but carnt remember what year or exactly how old. Does anyone remember me Susan Taylor from Salford

  7. jane mackenzie

    I was there 74 I think. ms brazier was head. learned to crochet there. hellish place with cockroaches in the kitchen

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