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Telford History

  • History: The Return to Nature c1976
    This newspaper cutting from 1976, explains the early work to reclaim the industrial wasteland around Telford including the start of the development of Dale End Park at Coalbrookdale. […]
  • Dawley Spoken Word – Taters
    In a kitchen at Stone Row, Hinkshay back in 1963 a conversation was taped, possibly surreptitiously, between Grandad Oakley and Uncle Ken Oakley. […]
  • Remembering the Coalport ferry disaster
    Remembering the Coalport ferry disaster In the evening […]
  • Glimpse into 60s Telford
    A series of scanned in slides from a private […]
  • Family Park for TelfordHistory: Telford Town Park
    In what would become Telford, green rolling hills were in short supply. This article from 1971 has a cute line drawing portraying an artists impression of what the Town Park could eventually become. […]
  • Country Magazine Throws Up Local Link
    Country Magazine Throws Up Local Link A music […]
  • Ironbridge Powerstation Mosaic
    Ironbridge Power Station Mural. I can confirm that the mural does indeed exist, and I am thankful to Damon Massey who is still working at the closed power station for providing these pictures. […]

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