A Child's Eye View Of Brierley Hill

A Memory of Brierley Hill

I remember as a child, the toy shop next to The Three Horse Shoes pub that stood on the corner of High Street and Moore Lane (on the Five Ways). It was like an Aladdin's Cave to a kid - full of everything! I also remember getting my first bike (a Raleigh Tomahawk in blue) from the bike shop by The Central Chippy (Moore Lane).  Many a Saturday afternoon was spent in the Central, following a few hours in the 'Baths'. I recall my eyes streaming as the vinegar fumes hit my chlorine-affected eyes. It didn't stop me enjoying those chips! Then it was a stroll round to the 'Civic' to catch the 236/263 bus to 'The Bottle' (The Bottle & Glass Pub) to get home in Cooper Avenue. Happy days!
Karen Westwood.

A memory shared by First Name Last Name , on May 5th, 2009.

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