Once a Black Country beauty spot, the area was being developed as a housing estate.
Wolverhampton Council was not able to complete any new housing projects, as they had only been allocated two-thirds of the necessary funding.
Halesowen Borough Council project to build 180 dwellings. The photograph shows the foundations.
Councillor Arthur Steventon called for a crackdown on vandalism after Council houses were attacked. Tarmac is mentioned.
A new housing development being built by Spiral Housing Society was being likened to rows of barracks or prison block and being nicknamed “Alcatraz”. The photograph shows Arthur Abbiss (left) and Derek Macrae.
The property developer had raised moeny for the air ambulance service. The location is unknown.
Photograph of Bolton Court on Ocker Hill Road in Tipton, Sandwell. No accompanying article.
Russian housing officials visited the company to discuss a contract for cheap homes for the poor in Russia. Moscow, Italy and Mixosset are mentioned. The photograph shows Steve Butler showing a sample pre-constructed panel to Jay Taylor Rick Methven, Vlad
The new building had met with general approval from the public. Alice Pugh, Tina Bousefield, Sidney Webb, and Vera Price are quoted, and the previous housing department in Clarence Road is mentioned. The photograph shows a cleaner polishing the town’s coa
Mrs F. Perrins was afraid to sleep at night since her neighbours had been re-housed at the Bromley Estate in Kingswinford. The Urban Council and Chapel Street are mentioned.