Saturday, 31 January 2015

Cheapside

Looking towards the old Town Hall. At one time the rear of the Market Hall was on the right, now it is just a car park for council staff.

Friday, 30 January 2015

Art gallery

The art gallery in Lichfield street has some interesting exhibits. This sculpture is made from wire coat-hangers.

Thursday, 29 January 2015

From Goldthorn Hill

Looking down Upper Villiers street towards the city centre. On the left Victoria tower, student accommodation, centre St Georges church steeple.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Doris Archer

This house on Goldthorn hill was once the home of Gwen Berriman, the actress who for many years played the part of Doris Archer in the radio soap 'The Archers'.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Reservoirs

Covered reservoirs at the top of Goldthorn hill supply water to
 the centre and SW of the city.

Sunday, 25 January 2015

Adult college

Offering various courses e.g. Hairdressing, computer studies, gardening and many more at various sites throughout the city. This is one of the newer buildings.

Saturday, 24 January 2015

Wishbone Bridge

Usually carries the Midland Metro tram line into the city centre but not in use at the moment as repairs are still being carried out.

Friday, 23 January 2015

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Street Name # 4

Another old street name. Presumably it once led to a well, but no longer.

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Yates Wine Lodge

This was built on the site of the old Hippodrome theatre which sadly burnt down in 1956. I even appeared on the stage here myself, in a charity dancing display.

Monday, 19 January 2015

Blue Sky

The sky was a beautiful blue this morning but it is very cold. Not going to get any warmer this week, but it is January.

Sunday, 18 January 2015

Saturday, 17 January 2015

Pound Shop

Everyone is in search of a bargain these days.(The policeman isn't real, just a cutout.)

Friday, 16 January 2015

Bunnies

We've hardly recovered from Christmas, but I see Easter bunnies have arrived in Waitrose.

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Queen Square

Not much happens in January except weather. This morning, it was just about to start raining.

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Weather

A little snow over night but I don't think it will last long, rain and wind is forecast for tonight.

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Monday, 12 January 2015

Michael Kirk

Prize winning butcher and sausage maker, the sausages are delicious.

Sunday, 11 January 2015

Snow drop Sunday

Over the border in Shropshire. Taken in 2009 at Tuck Hill church near Bridgnorth.

Saturday, 10 January 2015

Ryecroft Avenue

I lived here for a few years, late1980s, halfway down on the left.

Friday, 9 January 2015

Wednesfield Council Offices

There is no longer an independent council for Wednesfield since it was taken over by Wolverhampton. Not sure what the building is used for now.

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Shopping Centres

The two shopping centres, Mander and Wulfrun, are joined by a bridge. The change of floor designs can be seen here.

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Wulfrun Centre

Wall frieze in the Wulfrun centre depicting John Wesley's visit to Wolverhampton in 1760.

Friday, 2 January 2015

Distant View

Looking towards the city centre from the Penn road. St. Peters is still the dominant feature.