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Queslet Road Great Barr

Dave M

Pheasey Born Bumper
Tylerran will have a look at the back yard some time, to the left is Collingwood Drive up to the old 29a terminus, are you thinking of the old barn ?, will take more photo`s at the same time, with No 2 camera,

Kandor Tynedale Crescent many out of my school class lived there, also a great mate Johny Cowell, moved to Australia and lost contact,

Good Times
 
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tylerryan

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Tylerran will have a look at the back yard some time, to the left is Collingwood Drive up to the old 29a terminus, are you thinking of the old barn ?, will take more photo`s at the same time, with No 2 camera,

Kandor Tynedale Crescent many out of my school class lived there, also a great mate Johny Cowell, moved to Australia and lost contact,

Good Times
Thank you Dave that would be grand
 

Dave M

Pheasey Born Bumper
Paid a visit to Great Barr area today, visited the old St Margaret's site, Pheasey estate, and the Trees, photo`s to follow

Tylerran this leads to the rear yard the Trees
 

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tylerryan

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Paid a visit to Great Barr area today, visited the old St Margaret's site, Pheasey estate, and the Trees, photo`s to follow

Tylerran this leads to the rear yard the Trees
Dave , that unlocked a lot of memories a peak into 62 yrs ago, was looking on the Google Earth Site nothing seems to have changed with the Back Yard which is still protected by trees and vegetation , "The Trees " as it was and as I call it still today seems to have weathered the years well , thank you for your time and effort much appreciated .
 
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tylerryan

Guest
The Trees yard today
The Back of the Trees has not changed , used to play amongst the vegetation with a bag of "Smith Crisps " with the little blue bag of salt enclosed it wasnt as thick as it is today looks well looked after , have saved your photos , thank's again Dave .
 
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tylerryan

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The Trees Yard
no grass, no garden, all Asphault same as front of " The Trees " of course there where hardly any cars those days , customers either walked or came by bus , all the front to the back was open no fences , except for a tall one at the back of the shrubbery........
the 3 red doors must be a later addition when they turned into Schofields ..........but it certainly looks like someone attempted to tart it up with some grass after 1951 , as that was the last time I was there .
 

dennis

master brummie
Good Photo's Dave,
Spent mant a Sunday night in "The trees " back in the early 50's,
and they were great times too
 
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tylerryan

Guest
Dave thanks again that corner with the house did not exist 1951 ....it was all waste ground ! I used to play on it ,further up to the left was a housing estate which the Americans turned into a camp during the war, they often used the 'Trees" to meet their girlfriends there, after they left the British Army took it over. is it possible please to take another picture of the "Trees" from the front , thank you for humouring me Dave , these photos you take aremuch appreciated by a 75 yr old codger now .
 

Dave M

Pheasey Born Bumper
tylerryan just for you n all still have lots in time
Dave

The trees pub building in 2008.jpg
 
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tylerryan

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From the Tree`s Pub

looking across the Queslett Road onto Kings Road
Thanks Dave ! for the last 3 great photos this photo looking to the right are the 1944-45 prefab houses still there ? or DIYS Improved on them ? the 29a bus stop is in its original position otherwise not much has changed , used to walk down Kings Rd to the Odeon at Kingstanding Traffic circle ........there was also another big pub very close to the Odeon there ,have saved your photos
 

Dave M

Pheasey Born Bumper
tylerryan prefabs long gone houses on the site, just to the right on photo, the Pub on the circle name, will remember when I find a photo,
Dave
 
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