Two spoil tips from Sneyd Green, Stoke-on-Trent

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Date:June 1964

Description:The view north from the junction of Milton Road and Repington Road in Sneyd Green. In the far distance is Chatterley Whitfield spoil tip with the tip belonging to Norton Colliery in front. To the right of the photograph is Daisy Bank Bridge carrying the A53 (Leek New Road) over the valley of Bank Haye Brook with more spoil tips behind.

The waste tips have been reclaimed and redeveloped. The Chatterly Whitfield tip has been landscaped and forms part of the Whitfield Valley Nature Reserve. Norton Colliery has been landscaped and redeveloped as mixed housing, retail and open space. The land in the immediate foreground is the site of the Excel Academy School. On the horizon to the right is the higher ground of Norton Lane.

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Creators: Mr Bert Bentley - Creator

Image courtesy of: Stoke on Trent City Archives.

Donor ref:SD1480/050-16 (204/33388)

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