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My Dad Ken Daniels worked there for many years untill he retired. I remember visiting "Linkula" with him on a Saturday morning.
Said to myself - not going to work in a factory. Ended up at GKN Hardy Spicer - LOL
If its the one and the same Alan Tucker ( Mr Tucker too me! or Sir!) he was my History teacher at Alderlea Boys 1973-78 period. History was a subject i enjoyed.
A top bloke & sorry I never got to exchange some school memories.
Alderlea Boys 1973-74
back row: Phil Moules, Peter Dolphin, Leroy Chambers, Andy Daniels,?Huckfield?,Roland Venables, Charlie Stokes.
front row: Nick Withnall, Craig Conniff, Andy Canning, Richard mason, Andy Cole, Herman Wilson, ? not sure!
I played for Alderlea in the 1977 Villa cup Final v Washwood Heath Comp ( at Bodymoor Heath) we won 1-0.
We won the Blues cup in 1978 & lost in the final of the Trevor Gill Trophy in 1976 to Duddeston Manor 2-1.
The Trevor Gill final was played at Villa Park - what an experience that was! We had...
I read somewhere on another site that houses in Stechford Road were bombed, specifically 74 & 72 ( semi). I was born in 74 and someone told me they were bombed thats why they looked diiferent to the neighbours houses. In the late 70's the next door neigbour at 76 found an unxeploded bomb when...
This brings back the memories for me. Spent a large part of my life ( & money) in the Hunters Moon. From around 1980 -1990 ( before i got married!)
Used to go to the disco there with the lads Charlie Stokes, Colin Parfitt, Graham Hancock, Brett Jordan, Kevin Humpries, Kevin Ingall (romper)...