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Saltwells Wood, Brierley Hill

D-EXP/P/B6/1 c. 1895 Wolverhampton Archives

Once a Black Country beauty spot, the area was being developed as a housing estate.

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Pendeford, Wolverhampton

D-EXP/P/W1P/6 24 Apr 1980 Wolverhampton Archives

Wolverhampton Council was not able to complete any new housing projects, as they had only been allocated two-thirds of the necessary funding.

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Clarence Street, Wolverhampton

D-EXP/P/W1C/89 15 Jan 1980 Wolverhampton Archives

Old housing offices which were going to become an Afro-Caribbean Centre.

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Guy Avenue, Wolverhampton

D-EXP/P/W1G/27 3 Dec 1984 Wolverhampton Archives

Councillor Arthur Steventon called for a crackdown on vandalism after Council houses were attacked. Tarmac is mentioned.

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Grosvenor Road, Lower Gornal

D-EXP/P/G16/5 31 Aug 1978 Wolverhampton Archives

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.

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Low Hill, Bushbury, Wolverhampton

D-EXP/P/H1/46 8 Sep 1973 Wolverhampton Archives

Town Council members were calling for the demolition of homes in the Low Hill area due to the rising costs of their modernisation. Councillor Ken Purchase and former mayor Arthur Storer are quoted, and Councillors Jim Carpenter and Duncan Rutherford are m

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Birch Homes

D-EXP/P/A51/249 24 May 1993 Wolverhampton Archives

The property developer had raised moeny for the air ambulance service. The location is unknown.

Bolton Court, Tipton, Sandwell

D-EXP/P/H44/86 Wolverhampton Archives

Photograph of Bolton Court on Ocker Hill Road in Tipton, Sandwell. No accompanying article.

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Monolite Marketing, quick build homes, Wolverhampton Road, Cannock

D-EXP/P/I35/126 19 Sep 1990 Wolverhampton Archives

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