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Caption for Lickey, Four Ways C1965: The mock-Tudor Chalet Club in this view is now The Poacher's Pocket, a busy pub. People mostly arrive at the Lickeys by car today (though there are plenty of buses), but from 1913 to 1924 they came by bus, and from 1924 to 1952 on the hugely popular Number 70 tram, which served nearby Rednal Terminus on Lickey Road.

An extract from West Midlands Living Memories.

Memories of Lickey

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?

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)

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