The Queen’s Building, Pipers Row, Wolverhampton.
The Queen’s Building. Built in 1849, this original entrance to Wolverhampton High Level Station was designed by Edwards
St Thomas’ Church, Wednesfield on Mothering Sunday.
St Thomas’ Church. With the current Coronavirus outbreak, life has changed considerably. “Mothering Sunday”,
Dudley Market on a Damp Day.
Dudley Market. Open air markets are an historic way of trading. Many towns thrived on them. This particular one dates back to
The Former Dry Dock Pub, Windmill End, Netherton.
Dry Dock Pub, Windmill End. Located just down from the canal at Bumble Hole Nature Reserve in Windmill End. This was part of t
The Old Swan Inn, Halesowen Road, Netherton.
The Old Swan Inn, Netherton. This Grade II listed pub is probably one of the most famous in the Black Country. Dating back to
Ferdinand Foch Equestrian Statue, Grosvenor Gardens, Victoria, London
Ferdinand Foch Equestrian Statue. Designed by the sculptor Georges Malissard (1877-1942), it is a replica of the original whic
CO-OP Petrol Station on The Boulevard.
CO-OP Petrol Station. Something a little different today. I have gone for a shot that would perhaps work as an advertising pos
The Barlow Theatre – Home of Oldbury Rep.
The Barlow Theatre, Langley. Langley is a small village that is part of the Oldbury conurbation. Not somewhere you expect to f
Mad O’Rourkes – The Pie Factory, Tipton.
Mad O’Rourkes. This is one of those destinations you just have to go to if you are in the Tipton area – especially
The Palace Cinema, Cinderford, Forest of Dean.
Palace Cinema, Cinderford. Final shot from the Forest of Dean. On our last visit, the bus service ran through to where we were
Sheward’s Shop, Parkend, Forest of Dean.
Sheward’s Shop, Parkend. With Storm Ciara promising its worst today, I decided not to take the camera out! Instead, toda
The Angel Hotel, Coleford, Forest of Dean.
The Angel Hotel. Many towns had their old Coaching Inns. In the days of the horse and carriage, these would be stopping points
Coleford, Gloucester, in the Forest of Dean.
Coleford, Gloucester. On the edge of the Forest of Dean is this delightful town. Apart from the modern road markings, pedestri
The Very First Branch of Lloyds Bank, Oldbury.
Lloyds Bank, Oldbury. Today’s shot is a little bit of history! Originally only operating from a single office in Birming
Wetherspoons The Court of Requests, Oldbury.
Court of Requests. Love them or loathe them, Wetherspoons pubs have a character all of their own. Despite other pubs cl
Jacobs Butchers, The Square, Alvechurch.
Jacobs Butchers. So many villages across the country have lost their character. Many have lost their local shops as well. Not
Needles on the Pavement, Redditch.
Needles. Many towns grew up around a particular industry. Often they made the towns extremely prosperous. More often, they mad
Inside the Kingfisher Shopping Centre, Redditch.
Kingfisher Shopping Centre, Redditch. They may provide a covered experience, with everything in one place, but these modern ma
Alvechurch Village Centre at Dusk.
Alvechurch Village Centre. Today’s shot is still transport related and is about half a mile away from the previous photo
Smallwood Hospital, Church Green West, Redditch.
Smallwood Hospital, Redditch. Still in Redditch, today’s photograph is another historic building. Built in 1894 to provi