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Caption for Kingsbury, The Boating Pool C1955: What is now called Kingsbury Water Park contains 30 pools like this, set in 600 acres of the Tame Valley. The legacy of five decades of sand and gravel extraction, the water park has been open to the public since 1975. It receives over 300,000 visitors a year, mainly for bird watching, angling, walking, horse riding and water sports.

Memories of Kingsbury

I was evacuated from London (via Norfolk) to Kingsbury in 1940 and lived in a lane called "Sunnyside" and went to Kingsbury School. The headmaster was a Mr Leonard Brain and I sang in the choir at Kingsbury Church. Behind the church the land dropped away which gave a good view of the river (...Read full memory)

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