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Patent Shaft, steel works, Leabrook Road, Wednesbury

D-EXP/P/I45/70 10 Aug 1988 Wolverhampton Archives

The start of open-cast mining on the former steelworks site by British Coal. The Richardson Brothers of Oldbury and Tarmac of Wolverhampton are mentioned.

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Civil Defence Headquarters, Whitmore Reans

D-EXP/P/C104/1 19 Oct 1951 Wolverhampton Archives

Webbing bands being used to raise a casualty on to a stretcher. Tarmac had been dug up from Queen Square to make exercises more realistic.

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Darlington Street, Wolverhampton

D-EXP/P/W1D/10 11 May 1976 Wolverhampton Archives

New office units would be available over shops being updated by the Tarmac Group. This photograph includes the premises of Joseph Perks Ltd.

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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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Ring Road, Wolverhampton

D-EXP/P/W1R/39 12 May 1972 Wolverhampton Archives

An aerial view from the multi-storey office blocks, the Tarmac building near thejunction with Waterloo Road. St John’s Church, Mander House, Darlington Street and the Methodist Church can be seen.

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The Wergs, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton

D-EXP/P/W1W/31 7 Jun 1978 Wolverhampton Archives

An artist’s impression of a proposed office block for the new regional headquarters for the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries near Tarmac’s proposed office executive suite, which was facing opposition from neighbouring residents. Rachel Heyhoe-Flint,

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Molineux Hotel, Wolverhampton

D-EXP/P/W1M/36 5 Nov 1988 Wolverhampton Archives

On a visit to the Mayor’s Parlour at Wolverhampton’s Civic Centre, Prince Charles was disappointed about the state of the historic building and started talks with owners Tarmac over its future. Mayor Councillor Phil Richards, Giffard House and St Peter’s

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British Steel, Bilston Steelworks Site

D-EXP/P/I32/362 21 Jun 1994 Wolverhampton Archives

Tarmac was facing a large bill to clear contamination and drainage problems on the redundant site. The photograph shows Labour Councillor and ex-steelworker Bert Turner looking over site.

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Tarmac Construction Ltd, University of Westminster Harrow campus, Northwick Park

D-EXP/P/I44/8 5 Sep 1994 Wolverhampton Archives

Strict noise controls were in place on building the first phase of the University campus. RMJM London Ltd, the Higher Education Funding Council for England and Hanscomb are mentioned. The photograph shows (fom left) Nic Nicolaou, Des Bentley, Graeme Davie

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Darlington Street, Wolverhampton

D-EXP/P/W1D/9 1 Dec 1975 Wolverhampton Archives

The top of Darlington Street opposite Beatties, where old shops were due to be adapted and refurbished as rentable office units with modern shops on the ground floor. Cradley Heath, Halesowen, and Tarmac Group are mentioned, and the photograph includes t