Posts Tagged ‘2000s’

The pictures below come from the great new book, Cotteridge Through Time, by Wendy Pearson. Thanks to her for the images. The book is available on Amazon via this link.

Cotteridge in 1910

Cotteridge in 1910

Cotteridge in 1913

Cotteridge in 1913

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cotteridge in 2011

Cotteridge in 2011 (copyright Wendy Pearson 2011)

 

The last day of Woolworths, December 2008

The last day of Woolworths, December 2008

Somerfield on the site of the former St Agnes Church, 2008

Somerfield on the site of the former St Agnes Church, 2008

Cotteridge roundabout, 2008

Cotteridge roundabout, 2008

Cotteridge Church in 2008 - since the mid eighties the consolidated home of the Methodist, Anglican and URC churches, along with various community facilities. The former URC site on Watford Road became old people's flats in the 1980s, and St Agnes became a Kwik Save.

Cotteridge Church in 2008 - since the mid eighties the consolidated home of the Methodist, Anglican and URC churches, along with various community facilities. The former URC site on Watford Road became old people's flats in the 1980s, and St Agnes became a Kwik Save.

 

Cotteridge Fire Station

Cotteridge Fire Station - looks pretty much identical to forty or even seventy years ago!

Beaumont Court - the former Cotteridge bus garage which has been sheltered accommodation since the mid eighties when the garage closed.

Beaumont Court - the former Cotteridge bus garage which has been sheltered accommodation since the mid eighties when the garage closed.

The canal - fairly unchanging, unsurprisingly!

The canal, looking west from the Breedon bridge - fairly unchanging, unsurprisingly!

The former Breedon Bar - since 2005 flats

The former Breedon Bar - since 2005 flats

The former Barclays Bank - about two months after this photo re-opened as a trendy wine bar and restaurant, La Banca

The former Barclays Bank - about two months after this photo re-opened as a trendy wine bar and restaurant, La Banca

The Murco petrol station on Pershore Road - formerly the Jet garage

The Murco petrol station on Pershore Road - formerly the Jet garage

An industrial premises remarkable only for being the former Savoy Cinema, opposite the Breedon Bar

An industrial premises remarkable only for being the former Savoy Cinema, opposite the Breedon Bar

Cotteridge Junior & Infant School – photos taken in 2008.

See also their website.

Cotteridge School in 2008 - the annexe building

Cotteridge School in 2008: the main building from the infant playground

Cotteridge School in 2008: the main building from Breedon Road