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Caption for Bromsgrove, Aerial View C1955: Bromsgrove lies a few miles west of Redditch, and it is an ancient market town which has become a suburban satellite of Birmingham. This aerial shot shows the High Street; it is a wonderful illustration of a common style of urban development, with narrow medieval burgage plots running back at right angles from the road. These were infilled with houses and courts as the town grew and pressure on land increased. Development, particularly road building, has destroyed this pattern in Bromsgrove.

Memories of Bromsgrove

Whilst waiting for the 144 to come in i was playing a game of darts when a gentleman asked if i wanted a game.I said yes and we proceeded to play.Needless to say my opponent blew me off the board.When i enquired after his name he said ,Johnny Venn and he played for the Argus team

Bromsgrove Teacher Training College's proper name was Shenstone Teacher Training College and was under the aegis of Birmingham University. Shenstone was originally situated on the old prisoner of war camp outside Kidderminster, in the village of Stone. It originally offered two year teacher training, but in (...Read full memory)

Had many enjoyable pints in the Coach and Horses whilst waiting for the bus to the Winter Gardens on Saturday nights.

I trained to teach at Shenstone new College 1971-1975 (inc B.ED) I loved it. I would love to hear from anyone who remembers times with me at the college and find out what they are doing now

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