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Memories of Birch Vale

Happy Days!

I used to live at Spring Villa on the main road in Birch Vale in the 1970s and what fond memories I have from Birch Vale! My three older brothers and I used to walk up behind the house through some farming land and across to the quarry where we would spend many hours exploring the gravel pit pond for pond life, bicycling down ...Read full memory

A memory of Birch Vale

Birch Vale

I lived in the detached house as you go up the Oven Hill. My days in Birch Vale were care free and a great place to grow up. We left when I was18 to live in Romiley, nr Stockport. I then thought it was the end of the world to leave my beloved Birch Vale. I will always have great memories, as all my cousins and auntys lived ...Read full memory

A memory of Birch Vale

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