Archive for November, 2012

Talk about Aldridge & Streetly villages

November 2, 2012

One of the many fine buildings lost over the years during developmenty of Aldridge

One of the many fine buildings lost over the years during development of Aldridge, The Elm’s Hotel from 1617 in Aldridge pictured here in 1940

First there were Druids, farmers and brick makers who inhabited a sleepy village in the shadow of Barr Beacon where sheep grazed, then came along  the chainmakers and so industry grew, a community grew, untill one day….you discovered Aldridge on a website, how times change !

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