The firm had erected a fence outside its gates without planning permission.
Wolverhampton Council were objecting to Mr Crosby’s summer house which he built in his garden as a project for his diploma in art and design at the Polytechnic. Councillor Phil Richards is quoted. The photographer is J. S.
The firm had moved to a new building, which was designed to fit in with the surrounding greenbelt area. Brian Fairbrother is mentioned, and Alfred Drapers is shown in the photograph.
The Council claimed that the factory had been built in a residential area without permission, in the garden of Tarsem Singh, to make anoraks.
Villagers were objecting to the firm’s expansion plans. Lichfield District Council, Bristol, Warwick Deane, and Bruce Grocott MP are mentioned.
Peter Jones and Len Rowe organised a petition to allow them to use a former chapel for furniture sales, after Sandwell Planning Committee tried to block them. Councillor Gordon Morgan, Hillcroft Road and Kingswinford are mentioned.
Wolverhampton Planning Committee decided by one vote to support the development of an executive office block at the Wergs, despite opposition from residents. Nick Budgen MP, Environment Secretary Peter Shore, West Midlands County Council, Coppice Lane, Da