SO9497 : Council Housing - Wassell Road

taken 7 years ago, near to Bilston, Wolverhampton, Great Britain

Council Housing - Wassell Road
Council Housing - Wassell Road
Typical 1930s style housing on the fringe of the Villiers Estate.
Council Housing in Bilston
Bilston UDC was absorbed into Wolverhampton in 1966. The town had actively promoted municipal council housing schemes. Building land within the council boundary was limited and similar to Wolverhampton development took place on former colliery and industrial sites.
The major housing estates built by Bilston UDC were
1920s The Lunt Estate
1930s Villiers Estate
1940s Bradley
1950s Stowlawn Estate
1960s Green Park Estate

Parts of Coseley UDC transferred to Wolverhampton in 1966. This included a number of estates in the Ettingshall Park and Woodcross areas located between the Birmingham New Road and Sedgeley Beacon.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Sunday, 25 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9482 9715 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.3287N 2:4.6718W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9483 9715
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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