Thomas Walsh

Albert Tatlock and Minnie Caldwell leave the Community Centre in April 1972 after the wedding of Ernest Bishop and Emily Nugent, passing the dedication plaque to Thomas Walsh

Thomas Walsh, OBE, JP was a former Mayor of Weatherfield. A long standing-member of the community he died at some point prior to the early 1970s and Weatherfield County Borough Council named the new Community Centre built on Coronation Street in 1971 to his memory. The centre opened on 9th June that year by one of his successors, the then-present Mayor.