Royston born and brought up in Norfolk is an adopted Salfordian who has lived in Boothstown for over 30 years.
He was The Director of Arts and Leisure for Salford for 12 years in charge of Libraries, Museums, Galleries, Parks and Gardens as well as all the Sports facilities throughout the City before taking early retirement and devoting himself to voluntary work.
His roles at the moment include that of Secretary to the Trustees of the Working Class Movement Library in Salford and as a Tour Guide and Public Speaker for RHS Bridgewater the wonderful new garden in Worsley.
He gives illustrated talks on L.S. Lowry and on Industrial Heritage as well as on the Bridgewater Canal.