Buy the Print >

Buy "Lickey, Cofton Wood Tea Rooms c.1955" available as a print on its own along with framed and canvas options.

Featuring this image

More about this scene


Caption for Lickey, Cofton Wood Tea Rooms C1955: In the 1920s, when the Lickeys were at the height of their popularity, several tea rooms were in business, and this one was still going strong in the 1950s. The proprietor, F York Jones, used to advertise proudly that Cofton Wood Tea Room had 'special arrangements for supplying jugs of tea without waiting, even on the busiest days.'

An extract from West Midlands Living Memories.

Memories of Lickey

During the 1950s many children from Birmingham and surrounding areas suffered with TB and chest complaints.  I can remember the doctor prescribed that I should have sun ray treatment twice a week and climb the Lickey Steps once a week.  Climbing these steps was really hard going, coughing and feeling breathless and with legs (...Read full memory)

In the 1901 census my great-grand mother was living at this place and was working at Stoke Priory as a domestic. I cannot find any information on this building, can anyone help?

Sparked a Memory for you?

If this has sparked a memory, why not share it here?

Tools

Add to Favourites Album