Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Wolverhampton and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

1973 Demolition Year For The Market Buildings

I arrived in Wolverhampton when demolition of the market buildings was under way. The buildings in front of the church (in the photo) must have already been long gone, but the buildings on the side of the new ring road were being knocked down. They were nice red brick buildings and had ...Read full memory

A memory of Wolverhampton

Bedford Williams Store

Hello, does anyone remember the Bedford Williams Store in Victoria Street, Wolverhampton? I was employed there in 1962 until about 1964 in the fabric department and I also worked on the button covering counter and stocking repairs. My supervisor's name was Miss Corkingdale. I would love to see if anyone remembers ...Read full memory

The Queens, The Civic And The Regent.

Does anyone remember the Regent dance hall, top of Temple Street? The winding stairs of a Sunday night used to be packed with us trying to get in. Was I really stupid or just loved dancing? When in a dinner hour from work, rush to the Queens and then back to work exhausted. Back again on the night. ...Read full memory