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.

The Milano

Yes, the Milano was a little bit of the Left Bank in Wolverhampton. But what about the 'Troc'? It was a much more dubious place. 'Cool, Clean Consulate' were the other cigarettes if you wanted to pose and couldn't afford Passing Clouds. Dainne

Milano Coffee Bar

As a school girl I have delicious memories of the forbidden coffee bar in Darlington Street. I remember it was downstairs, or is that now muddled with a thousand other coffee bars? It was dimly lit and had an amazing ...Read full memory


Pearks was one of the first supermarkets in Wolverthampton to start trading. I worked there in 1962. My name was Marain Beech, I went on to marry a former work colleague, Chris Rutter. Cheese was cut up on the premises, and so wa ...Read full memory