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  1. Banjo

    Charles Winn (valves) Ltd

    Charles Winn started his business in 1859 as a plumbers merchant. The business ran for 141 years until it's closure in 2000. I had the privilege of working for Charles Winn (valves) Ltd as a Quality Control Inspector for just over 25 years. When I first started in 1974 they were located along...
  2. Banjo

    Yew Tree pub sign Witton

    Hope I've picked the right thread. I'm having an ongoing debate with friends about a painting on the side of building of a man up a ladder painting the building. This was in Witton Road between Birch Rd & the Yew Tree pub in the early 60s. Are there any photos of this? Would love to see it again.
  3. Banjo

    Monks & Co Of Balsall Heath

    I was telling my grandkids about a certain pork pie I used to like in the 1950s. Monk's pork pie was the pie and I'm sure the factory was in Balsall Heath Road. Anyone got any photos of it? I also remember a van that used to deliver to our local grocery shop which had a picture of a huntsman on...