The building still stands, though in the 1990s the Hotel closed and has been converted into flats. The view from across the junction of the Hanley and Wells Roads is still, however, substantially the same.
Many times I've walked as a child with my parents and my younger sister after a hearty Sunday lunch, up Broad Lane and turning left down towards the Mitre pub (a personal favourite of my father!). My sister and I would have a glass of Vimto and a bag of crisps and then go watch the traffic go underneath on the M6 ...Read full memory
MY MOTHER WAS BORN ON HAYWOODS CORNER THELMA BEARDSMORE SHE MOVED TO GANDY RD WHERE I WENT TO SCHOOL AT PERRY HALL BEFORE LEAVING PERRY HALL MY MOM AND DAD MOVED BACK TO ESSINGTON FOUR DOORS FROM THE CHAPEL ON THE ESSINGTON RD THE FIRST INDIAN I EVER MET WAS MY TEACHER AT PERRY HALL MRS SYAL THIS LADY ...Read full memory