Dickinson’s Real Deal set to reach Stalybridge next month

On Saturday 10 October, RDF Television West’s cameras are set to turn their attention to West Hill School, Stalybridge. Heading to the said school would be a certain Mancunian antiques expert.

The antique expert is none other than David Dickinson. His programme is one of ITV’s most popular daytime shows. From 9am to 5pm, the Dickinson’s Real Deal team will be there to value your heirlooms – free of charge. If you’re lucky, you may get a chance to sell your items for cash on the day.

Now in its 12th series, Dickinson’s Real Deal allows members of the public to make a mint from their antiques. Instead of having them collecting dust, visitors can gain money on the spot from a dealer. Some could take a gamble at an auction.

David Dickinson said “It’s great to bring the show to Tameside! People of Stalybridge come along and get the Real Deal.

“I’m very much looking forward to visiting Stalybridge, a town with fabulous history”

The day is completely free of charge. No registration is needed and everyone who arrives with items will get a free valuation. Photo ID (for example Driving Licence, Passport or Concessionary Bus Pass) is required for valuations.

Getting There

West Hill School is on the outskirts of Stalybridge town centre, though close enough for easy bus and train connections. The bus stop is yards from the school gates with Stalybridge railway station five minutes walk uphill along Rassbottom Street, up to Thompson Cross (opposite West Hill School).

By Bus:

  • From Ashton-under-Lyne: 236, 237, 348, 353, 354, 387, 389;
  • From Dukinfield and Hyde: 387, 389 (343 from bus station 10 minutes walk to West Hill);
  • From Mossley: 353, 354 (343 from bus station 10 minutes walk to West Hill);
  • From Oldham: 343 (from bus station 10 minutes walk to West Hill. No 408 journeys till 7pm on Saturdays);
  • From Mottram-in-Longdendale: 236, 237, 387;
  • From Glossop: 236, 237.

By Train:

Regular services to Stalybridge from Huddersfield, Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria stations. Also trains to Stalybridge from Greenfield, Mossley, Leeds, Scarborough, Hull, Liverpool Lime Street and Warrington Central.

Please note that bus and train services may be subject to change at short notice due to engineering works and traffic conditions.

S.V., 15 September 2015.

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