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Brook Square, Rugeley

A postcard view of Brook Square looking towards Lower Brook Street in Rugeley. In later years the buildings on the left of the lorry were demolished and redeveloped and the area became pedestrianised. ...

Brookfield's Tea Rooms, Stafford,

Brookfield's Department Store was on Market Square. The building is now occupied by a bank. In 1743 George Boulton, a draper, opened a shop on Market Square. By the 1860s the shop was known as Brookfield ...

Building the Springfield estate, Rugeley

Rugeley's Springfield housing estate under construction by Wimpey. A Rugeley Times photograph (courtesy of the Birmingham Post).

Burton Museum, Burton-upon-Trent

The former Burton Museum building on the corner of Station Street and Guild Street. The ground floor is now (December 2019) occupied by Veneziaa Italian restaurant, which opened in 2012. In 1915 Burton ...

Canteen, British Reinforced Concrete, Stafford,

The British Reinforced Concrete Engineering Company manufactured reinforced concrete structures and made steel mesh for reinforcing concrete. The company moved from Manchester to Stafford in 1926, building ...

Cedar Tree Hotel, Brereton

The Cedar Tree Hotel in Brereton has long been a local landmark with its distinctive Cedar of Lebanon tree. The Grade II listed Regency style building dates from the early 19th century. Originally a ...

Christmas Menu, The Old Farmhouse Restaurant, Armitage

This 1990 Christmas Dinner menu at The Old Farmhouse Restaurant describes the first, second and main courses available. We do not have details of the desert menu which was printed on a separate sheet....

Church Lane, Stafford,

Church Lane, Stafford,

The Old Soup Kitchen Cafe on Church Lane.

Clay Street, Penkridge

This postcard view looks north along Clay Street, (A449 Wolverhampton Road) towards Crown Bridge and Stone Cross in Penkridge. On the left is the former Railway Inn which became a dental practice known ...

Coffee House and Rest Room, Milford Common

This poor quality image is a rare photograph of the Coffee House and Rest Room built by the Lichfield Diocesan Branch of the Church of England Temperance Society for soldiers stationed at the Army training ...

Compa Car Cafe, Kinver

The Compa Cafe was, as you can see, made from old tramcar bodies.

Conduit Street, Lichfield

This postcard view looks northwest along Conduit street to the Market Square. On the left is the Corn Exchange, also on the left is a glimpse of a covered stall in the Market Square, the spires of the ...

Cromwell House Cafe, Wolseley Bridge, Colwich,

These buildings, now an Indian restaurant, belonged to Roebuck Farm. During the Civil War Parliamentary troops guarded the river crossing at Wolseley Bridge, prior to the battle of Hopton Heath in ...

Darlaston Café, near Stone

The Darlaston Cafe stood on the eastern side of the Stoke-on-Trent to Stone road (the A34) close to the Darlaston Inn. It was one of a number of road-side cafés and petrol stations on the stretch of ...

Darlaston Cafe, near Tittensor

The Darlaston Cafe was a regular watering hole for travellers on the A34; the main route north-south through Staffordshire before the M6. The buses in this postcard are carrying holiday makers heading ...

Darlaston Cafe, near Tittensor

The Darlaston Cafe was a regular watering hole for travellers on the A34; the main route north-south through Staffordshire before the M6. In this postcard view coaches and lorries are parked by the cafe, ...

Darlaston Inn Tea Gardens

Today the Darlaston Inn stands on a traffic island at the busy junction of the A34 Stoke to Stone road and the A51 to Nantwich.