The Old Speedwell Factory Needlesend Lane - a Memory of Balsall Common.
I remeber the old canteen, playing on the old factory site, and I remember the lorries parked there full of dead cows from Lidgates (stunk like hell). I remember when it was just fields all around, the old Shell garage was just a wooden shed with old pump. No Shenstone Colse or Whitnash and so on.
A memory shared byon Oct 20th, 2011.
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