The view from Grove Road, Fenton

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Date:March 1965

Description:The camera is looking north east from the western end of Grove Road. In the foreground is the old recreation ground in Mount Pleasant and beyond, hidden in the dip, Smith's Pool. To the right hand side is Christchurch, Fenton. The spoil tip in the centre belonged to Berry Hill Colliery and Brickworks. On the right, the front of the houses face on to Crawfurd Street, on the left are the backs of the houses on Welby Street with Water Street in between. The Stoke to Derby railway line runs just in front of then line of terraced houses. Fenton Station is just off the right hand edge.

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Creators: Mr Bert Bentley - Creator

Image courtesy of: Stoke on Trent City Archives.

Donor ref:SD1480/211-07 (204/39503)

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