GALA SUITE AND BATHS DEMOLITION
(The next few photos were taken by John Brigden and really brings home what we have lost in West Bromwich....a really sad day for the Town and it's history)
GALA BATHS GONE FOR THIS LOVELY CAR PARK !
The Gas Tanks on the day of demolition (Taken by Judy Saddler just before the Metro Line crossings at Black Lake 5th September 1999)
The Woodman Pub, demolished in 2004
Many thanks to Phil Watkin for the Woodman photos below with great shots of the Brummie Rd End on the right and the Astle gates on the left
Gas Tower in Swan Village, before & after photos, Sunday 5th September 1999 Donated by Bob Crump
Close to the Black Lake Metro station
From Church Lane looking towards Johnsons Bridge
Many thanks to Jon1024 at flickr.com for allowing me to show the following photos
Gala Baths From Edward Street March 2007
Now gone and turned into a Car Park
Gala Baths 'Old' Main Entrance at the junction of Lodge Road & Edward Street, now demolished for a Car Park !
Chapman Street, West Bromwich - March 2007
A view of Chapman Street from just by the Travel West Midlands bus depot from back in 2007. Most of the houses were already empty at this point, although the fish and chip shop blocked from view by the signpost was still open
Chapman Street - West Bromwich
A later view of Chapman Street from the same spot as the photo above, chip shop & houses on the right now gone !
Chapman Street, West Bromwich - May 2008
The last remaining buildings in Chapman Street, now mostly fenced off and awaiting demolition. All the other houses in the street as well as the chip shop have already gone.