Category: History

A Brief Guide to Our Sites History
The Curley Wyrley as it is affectionately known was completed in 1797 and run by the Wyrley & Essington Canal Co. It was primarily used to transport coal, lime and various materials and finished goods. After the first section was [...]
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Vintage Commercial Wharf
amazing picture of Commercial Wharf in the 1950's [...]
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A Random History Find
Well you never know what random things you can find on Ebay. On the off chance I was searching for anything to do with Horseley Fields and I came across this – so of course i had to buy it… [...]
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Uncovering a Post
The Wyrley & Essington Canal was brought by the BCN Company in 1840, so this innocuous looking cast iron post is the best part of 170 years old! [...]
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