A Temperance Hall was opened in and latterly converted into the Assembly Rooms in It latterly served as Barton's first cinema, a roller skating rink, a dance hall during jamie leeds fogyás Second World War, and as offices and private accommodations. In Fred Hopper started a bicycle repair business in a former blacksmith 's shop in the town.
He soon began manufacturing bicycles, and after buying the Elswick Cycle Company of Newcastle, Northumberland indeveloped the renamed Elswick Hopper into a major manufacturer.
It was subsequently renamed as the 'Oxford Cinema', and closed in The building has since been used as a bingo hall and sports centre. By it had been renamed the Star cinema.
It closed in June and was subsequently demolished. Barton Grammar School,  which opened inused to be on Caistor Road.
Henry Treecethe poet and author, was a teacher at the grammar school. The clay workings filled with water and became colonised by species of reeds.
The site closed in March and more than jobs were lost. The new site was expected to employ an additional people.
The school focuses on the life and works of Samuel Wilderspin.