Alcester Street Sandwich Bar?

 David Hatcher contacted us asking...... For many years from 1984 onwards, I worked at Redditch Police Station. At lunchtimes many of us would stroll up to the parade of shops opposite what is now the library. I do not know the name of the original road. It is of course…

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Band of Hope – Bates Hill Chapel

Donated by Philip Bladon..... While sorting through old family stuff I've come across several  bright and colourful examination certificates for the Birmingham & Midland Band of Hope Union.   They were awarded to my grandmother when she was a teenager and attended BATES HILL Wesleyan Chapel.  The contents are briefly:-…

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German Screwdrivers?

Frank  Fazzolari writes from Sydney, Australia.... Dear sir/madam, I hope this email finds you well, I am a small private stamp collector in Sydney Australia and recently came across this little beauty, my foreign post card sent from Redditch to Frankfurt and thought you would love to see it as…

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Royal Enfield Shop

From Ken Williams I am interested to know if you are aware of or know how I can get my hands on any information about a Royal Enfield Motorcycle Shop the used to be int town centre many years ago. Do you where it was sited, Any photos?

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Did you work at Hymatic?

From Peter Harris I worked at The Hymatic Engineering Co. Ltd. in Production Engineering in the mid to late sixties. The old premises have now been vacated and the company relocated to the New Town. The old company was totally different to that which exists today. Remember Concorde or the…

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Ferny Hill Brick Works

From Anne Blandamer Hello   I recently picked up a leaflet about events at the Forge Mill and saw that there is an exhibition of photographs memories of residents. My mother in law spent time at the brickworks in Ferney Hill as a child as her grandfather owned the brickworks.  She…

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WW2 Bunker?

From Jason Woods I'm looking for WW2 history of Fernhill Heath and the remains of a bunker that is in my front garden looking out towardsWworcester it would have faced the airfield at the time. Any help would be great cheers

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