Related to the history of Longbridge and its surrounds. A selection of photography from secondary sources, all rights belong to the owners named, all comments are their own
. Images taken from Facebook group, Old Pics of Brum.
The travellers rest pub Northfield, demolished to make way for a bypass
The Austin or British Leyland, Longbridge.
Longbridge island, carry straight on up Lickey Road, to Rednal and the Lickey Hills. Turn right, Bristol Road South heading towards Rubery Village. I think this would be in the 60’s. Can’t quite make out the Morris Minor’s reg plate, would it have been made at Longbridge!
Spot Garage opposite Longbridge Police Station / Kalamazoo. Owned by Patrick Hawker who also owned Tessall Garage.
Above : Ken Sedgley motorcycles, Bristol Rd A38 opposite Kalamazoo, Longbridge. Bought my 1961 BSA Shooting Star from there in 1967.
Left : Austin and Thelbridge Rd taken from Lannacombe Rd Longbridge c1957
Tessall lane Post office,Northfield Bristol road, the water tower Hollymoor Hospital , The 61 bus egghill estate,St bridget’s church ,frankley beeches rd,Northfield