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A Book on Saltley, Duddeston & Nechells Windsor St Gas Works, Gas Explosion at Saltley Gas works. Th part that interested me the most was the Duddeston and Nechells chapter because that is where my ancestors lived for nearly two centuries and where I.
Midlands traffic and travel Drivers beware. The 10 new laws that motorists need to know about in New rules include Birmingham's Clean Air. The population of Nechells and Duddeston 9 farms and some cottages in 30,+ people by the s 65, people in 22, people in (Nechells only) The most important local employer in the 19th century was the Gas industry; the new gas works being built at Nechells Green in the s.
Women made up a quarter of the work force. Nechells is a district ward in central Birmingham, England, whose population in It is also a ward within the formal district of Ladywood.
Nechells local government ward includes areas, for example parts of Birmingham city centre, which are not part of the historic district of Nechells as such, now often referred to in policy documents as "North Nechells, Bloomsbury and Duddeston".Metropolitan borough: Birmingham.
Photograph of the demolition of Nechells Gas Works. The gas works were built at Nechells Green in the s- the gas industry representing an important local employer at this time. Friday Photo: Gasholders, Nechells Posted February 21st, by Dave Evetts with 1 Comment.
These drum-shaped structures can be seen from many vantage points across Birmingham. The rings of steel girders are about 25 metres across and are the supports and last vestiges of gasholders at the Windsor Street Gas Works in Nechells. The Corporation of the City of Birmingham purchased the facilities of the Birmingham Gas Light and Coke Co and the Birmingham and Staffordshire Gas Light Co.
By the gas-department had five gas works, situated at Saltley, Nechells, Windsor Street, Adderley Street, and Swan Village. It is expected that this document will form the basis of a sale to a developer. Site before reclamation, showing demolition rubble. Site after reclamation, showing grading of clean imported blanket almost Nechells gas works book.
Archival panoramic view of the operational Nechells East Gas Works (Courtesy of British Gas West Midlands). Saltley Gas Works, in Duddeston Road - at the time among the largest of its kind in the world - was hit by a massive explosion in the early hours of Octo - Gas Works Nechells, Birmingham I was only little but I remember this well, the area stunk to high heavens.!.
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Detailed map of Saltley; Warwickshire sheet Historical introduction by John Gough. This detailed map covers the NE area of Birmingham Nechells gas works book includes much of Nechells.
Photograph of the demolition of Nechells Gas Works. The gas works were built at Nechells Green in the s- the gas industry representing an important local employer at this time Topics: HC Nechells gas works book History and Conditions, HN Social history and conditions.
Social problems. Social reform, DA Author: Phyllis Nicklin. Re: Nechells, Vauxhall, Duddeston & Saltley, 40's, 50's & 60's. «Reply # on: JanuPM» Hi snowglowjoe, I agree with you as it is taken in west brom gasworks for you can makeout the railway bridge in the background of the pictureand the small building next to the gas holder in both photos.
This class OY-S locomotive was built by Peckett & Sons in and was delivered new to the Nechells Gas Works of the City of Birmingham Gas Department where it became No The locomotive is a variant of the OY design to cope as it needed to cope with tight curves so it has.
Ina connection to Nechells gas works was opened from a point near Nechells Park Road bridge on the line towards Birmingham New Street. When the gas works closed inthe branch was taken out of use at the same time. The station became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway during the Grouping of Local authority: Birmingham.
Nechells Slitting Mill is completed at a cost of £1, – – Methodist meeting house attacked by Jacobites. – Two theatres on Smallbrook Street and King Street open to the public.
– John Baskerville's Baskerville typeface is first used in a book, a luxury edition of Virgil. Nechells, Vauxhall, Duddeston & Saltley, 40's, 50's & 60's. Birmingham Forum - Your forum for all things interestingly each side of the viaduct at Saltley they are called Gas Works as is the one at Windsor St.
But the ones at Aston Church Rd by Taroni's are only marked as Gas Holders. So in say a book on Nechells. hard to get good. By the s, however, many of the homes in Nechells had been reduced to "slums" and were unfit for human habitation.
People were living in homes without electricity, running water, bathrooms or indoor toilets. The Gas Works caused a continuous unpleasant olitan borough: Birmingham. I was born in Nechells, the streets around were Lister, scholfield, Oliver, Cromwell, Rupert, Cranbourne and other names associated with the civil war.
Was that area a camp used by the Roundheads during that period. I attended Lingard St. primary This I read was the first school in England, opened to public education in the 18th. The company began trading in at the Atlas Engine Works, St. George, Bristol, as Fox, Walker and Company, building four and six-coupled saddle tank engines for industrial use.
They also built stationary engines and pioneered steam tramcars, the first being tested in Bristol in They were taken over by Thomas Peckett in. Evening and weekend appointments are available at Oaks Medical Centre for patients who are registered at Nechells Medical Practice.
Appointments must be booked in advance with you GP and are available with a range of clinicans including GPs, nurses and health care on: 63 Rupert Street, Nechells. Coronavirus: Thank you for your continued support in these difficult times. Since our office and factory are in a rural area, our staff travel to work individually by car and we have enough space to maintain social distancing, so in consultation with our staff, we have decided to remain open for business unless government policy changes.
Ina connection to Nechells gas works was opened from a point near Nechells Park Road bridge on the line towards Birmingham New Street; when the gas works closed inthe branch was taken out of use at the same time. The station became part of the London and Scottish Railway during the Grouping of Designer: David Wardale.
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In the preparation of the drawings for these works Mr. Hack wishes us to state that he was greatly assisted by his then head draughtsman, Mr. Richmond, who has since been appointed superintendent of the new works of the Corporation at Nechells, where the new gas holder is erected.
The electrical power supply for Nechells works may be taken either from Saltley Gas Works power station or from the city mains.
An inch bore artesian well, a little over feet in depth, was completed a few years ago, and the necessary air-lift plant installed. Nechells Park Works, Eliot Street, Nechells then moved toGranville St.
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Joe Hilditch (Bob Hoskins) walks to his car after work with one of the gas holders of Windsor Street gas works to the left. The car park appears to be off Richard Street in Nechells, Birmingham.
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Irwin Mitchell Solicitors have successfully recovered a substantial compensation payment for Mr G, a living mesothelioma sufferer. Mr G worked for West Midlands Gas Board between and at their sites at the Nechells Gas Works and Windsor Street Gas Works in Birmingham.
The images by amateur photographer Phyllis Nicklin were found last year when University of Birmingham staff were clearing out a building. Ms Nicklin, a. "Brummie Kid" is a fascinating recollection of the experience of growing up in the slums of Nechells and Aston.
All the harshness of daily life is remembered here by local author Graham Twist. Despite hard living conditions and a distinct lack of money, a strong community spirit prevailed and families and neighbourhoods were close-knit/5(35). Gas Safe Registered Engineers & Plumbers - * Over 10 years experience * * Mark - * Gas and Electric Cooker fitting * £ * Gas Safety Certifcate * FREE * Pipes, chains, sockets, cables, connection units e.
Air Products Gas Suppliers is one of a number of businesses situated in Nechells, West Midlands. Businesses in and around Nechells. A frequent business type near Air Products is Restaurants.
Catch the latest film release at a variety of on: 1 Metro Triangle Mount Street, Nechells, B7 5QT, Birmingham. Nechells Power station Nechells power station inthis was a coal-fired station that received coal by rail and canal (the canal is under the bridge). The site was cleared after the power station closed and is now the Star City entertainment : K.
Nechells Wellbeing Centre is a community leisure centre in Birmingham and located on Rupert Street just off Nechells Parkway. It offers a broad selection of sports facilities and activities to the public such as: Badminton Courts - Table Tennis - Outdoor Basketball/Netball Courts - Indoor Basketball/Netball Courts - Five a Side All Weather Pitch.
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unit 4, wharton street, birmingham, uk, b7 5tr company number:. The Beer and Gas Man Ltd, Nechells, 51 RAILWAY TERRACE, opening hours, We are a family run bussiness operating throughout the Midlands. We specialize in cellar gases and beer kegs. However we have recently branched out inLocation: 51 RAILWAY TERRACE, Nechells, B7 5NG, West Midlands England.Ina connection to Nechells gas works was opened from a point near Nechells Park Road bridge on the line towards Birmingham New Street.
When the gas works closed inthe branch was taken out of use at the same time. The station became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway during the Grouping of Photograph of Nechells Power Station in the Tame Valley. The River Tame, on the right, is just below its confluence with Hockley Brook.
On the left, the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal, built in / The photograph was taken in early