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West Bromwich - take a tour with us!

West Bromwich is a town within Sandwell. It has some great places to go and visit.  With features and trails from community, let us introduce you to West Bromwich. 

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The former Ryland Memorial School of Art, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

The Ryland Memorial School of Art was built in 1902 on Lodge Road in West Bromwich. Until 2012 it was part of Sandwell College. It has been the British Muslim School since 2017.

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The former West Bromwich Grammar School - A Sandwell Gem!

On Lodge Road in West Bromwich is a former Grammar School, previously the Municipal Secondary School. The actress Madeleine Carroll attended school here from 1915 to 1923.

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The Billiard Hall, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

The Billiard Hall is a JD Wetherspoon Freehouse on St Michael's Street in West Bromwich. It was purpose built as a snooker and billiard hall. It was built in 1913.

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Garden of Remembrance, West Bromwich - A wonderful open space!

The Garden of Remembrance in West Bromwich, also called the Memorial Gardens is on the High Street. Also located here is Highfields House, the Sandwell Register Office.

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The Great Lion Bar & Grill, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

The Great Lion Bar & Grill is a Indian restaurant on the High Street in West Bromwich. It used to be called Desi Junction. Formerly a pub called the Lewisham Hotel, for WBA fans.

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St Andrew's Carters Green, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

A church on Dudley Street in West Bromwich. St Andrew's Caters Green dates to 1924 and is shared between The Church of England and The Methodist Church.

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The Old Hop Pole, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

The Old Hop Pole is a public house in West Bromwich, on the corner of High Street and Guns Lane.

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The Wheatsheaf, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

The Wheatsheaf is a public house on the High Street in West Bromwich. A Real Ale pub with Pure Black Country Holder's Golden.

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The Sandwell, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

The Sandwell is a public house on the corner of High Street and New Street in West Bromwich. It used to be called The Goose.

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The Kenrick & Jefferson Building - A Sandwell Gem!

The Kenrick & Jefferson Building was offices built in 1883. Grade II listed building. It was the Kenrick & Jefferson Printworks. Sadly the building has been boarded up for years.

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West Bromwich Town Hall - A Sandwell Gem!

Built as a Town hall and library on the High Street in West Bromwich in 1874-5. Now just a Town Hall. A Grade II listed building since 1987.

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West Bromwich Central Library - A Sandwell Gem!

A public library built on the High Street in West Bromwich in 1907. It has been a Grade II listed building since 1987. Funds provided by Mr Andrew Carnegie.

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The King's Head Pub & Indian Grill, Bearwood - A Birmingham Gem!

The King's Head is a public house on the Birmingham (Harborne) and Sandwell (Bearwood) border on the corner of the Hagley Road and Lordswood Road. The current building dates to 1905.

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Farley Clock Tower, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

The clock tower in West Bromwich was erected in 1897 in honour of Reuben Farley, the first Mayor of West Bromwich (who served four terms). Grade II listed of red brick and terracotta.

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Kenrick's Clock, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

The clock tower at Dartmouth Square on the High Street in West Bromwich, Sandwell was unveiled in 1912, and was named after Councillor J Archibald Kenrick, Mayor at the time of the town.

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Elizabeth Farley Memorial Fountain, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

The Elizabeth Farley Memorial Fountain dates to 1885. It is a drinking fountain with canopy in Dartmouth Square, West Bromwich, end of the High Street. It was relocated in 1987.

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King's Head Clock, Bearwood - A Sandwell Gem!

The King's Head Clock is back in Bearwood, Sandwell, near the Hagley Road West since 2015. It was on High Street, Birmingham from 1979 to 2015, before it moved back to Bearwood.

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The Lodge of Sandwell Hall - A Sandwell Gem!

This hidden gem is at West Bromwich Interchange, M5, Junction 1. The Lodge of Sandwell Hall is the only surviving building of the lost hall and dates back to the early 18th century.

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Central St Michael's Sixth Form College, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

Central St Michaels Sixth Form College (formerly Central Sixth Sandwell College) is on New Street in West Bromwich. It was a public arts venue The Public from 2008 to 2013.

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Cronehills Interchange Bridge, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

The Cronehills Interchange Bridge is in West Bromwich, Sandwell, West Midlands. The footbridge was built over The Expressway from 2011-12. Also called The A41 Grade Separated Interchange.

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The Hawthorns - Home of West Bromwich Albion FC

The Hawthorns is the home football stadium of West Bromwich Albion Football Club. It was the first football league ground to be built in the 20th Century.

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Vehicle hire schemes in Birmingham and the West Midlands

Previously we had Car2Go in 2013-14. Now we have Voi e-scooter's starting in 2020, and from 2021 West Midlands Cycle Hire. Users need to have an app to unlock the vehicle they will hire.

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Dartmouth Park, West Bromwich - A wonderful open space!

 Dartmouth Park is located in West Bromwich, Sandwell. Close to West Bromwich Town Centre and Sandwell Valley.

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Victoria Park, Tipton - A wonderful open space!

Victoria Park is in Tipton, Sandwell, West Midlands. It has a lake, children's play areas, tennis courts, skate park and more.

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