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Telford History

  • Angelo Cosco, outside Angelos Chip Shop in 1970The Best Chip Shop in Telford
    I asked twitter if anyone remembered Angelos Chippy at Little Dawley. The chip shop was legendary. […]
  • Telford Advertising Leaflet c1975
    This leaflet is one of many advertising Telford as a place to move to. The Teddy Bear featured is on of Merrythoughts, and the Chair Carousel I think is the one at Blists Hill. […]
  • What was the Ghost Advert?
    A ghost advert is the remnants of a painted on piece […]
  • Remembering the Coalport ferry disaster
    Remembering the Coalport ferry disaster In the evening […]
  • History: Telford in Button Badges
    Not an entire history of Telford in button badges, nor […]
  • 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. […]
  • 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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