Subscribe to Blog via EmailJoin 878 other subscribers
Search the blog:
Top Posts & Pages
- Young boy taken to hospital following suspected hit and run incident in Brownhills High Street.
- Accident on the A5, Watling Street in Brownhills yesterday
- Fatality at Chasewater - official statement from Staffordshire Police
- What happened on the A5 Watling Street in October, 1963?
- Accident up on the A5 last night?
- 7,389,005 hits
Recent tracksBrownhills Bob
311979 TracksLong Nights
11 hoursThe Fly
11 hoursRoad to Rouen
11 hoursCheap Black and White
11 hoursSitting In Limbo
11 hoursI Know You Know Me (w/ Matt Berninger)
11 hoursIn The Sun
12 hoursIn The End
12 hoursYour Spirit To Me
Geoff Dowen on Looking sharp! James Martin on Casting aspersions – the… Matthew Calvert on In memoriam, Mr. Ian Pell Christine Hudson on A dreadful dawn Christine Hudson on A dreadful dawn
Tag Archives: Chester Road
Thanks to reader Dean Rogers who contacted me yesterday, I can share with readers the above image of a genuine Brownhills postcard, depicting the junction of The Parade and Chester Road – I’d guess in the early 1960s.
I noticed in early summer that someone had been undertaking clearance work on a site near Brownhills, just down the Chester Road to the south of Shire Oak Nature Reserve, and was curious about it – it now seems that my question has been answered.
Following the warning from last week about road closures to facilitate resurfacing at the Anchor Bridge Junction and from the excellent Walsall Transport on Facebook, I can give you the following info.
I’ve had a couple of queries – in person and by mail – as to what’s happening with the roads around Brownhills over the next week or so. From a mixture of the Walsall Roadworks Update (a press release sent to folks like me) and the excellent Walsall Transport on Facebook, I can give you the following info.
Julian Ward-Davies sent me mail today to point out that he’d updated some of the material in his remarkable paper ‘The Stonnall Mysteries‘. Hi Bob For some time, I have been considering the whereabouts of the original Swan Inn, which … Continue reading
The Anchor Bridge, taking the Chester Road-High Street over the Wyrley & Essington canal, was named after the old inn that stood next door, itself pointing out the potential refreshment for bargees using the waterway. A landmark for centuries, the … Continue reading
Way back in the mists of time, top reader and contributor Steve Hickman asked a question about when I thought the Chester Road was diverted from Stonnall Village. I started researching a reply, but in the interim, top amateur landscape … Continue reading