top of page

Bruntwood Park

Helen Morgan-oval.png

By Helen Morgan

Mantlepiece Clock-small.jpg

First Published 2/8/2021
Last Updated 2/8/2022


A green oasis in a concrete collar


Fig. 1a and b Views of Bruntwood Park 2021 
© Helen Morgan

Click On Image To View


Having walked around this park many times with my children growing up and also during the lockdowns, I came to realise just how much it was taken for granted. Parks don’t just appear, they are carefully planned and maintained for us all to enjoy. We just turn up, expect it to look well cared for and then leave. Meanwhile a team of people work behind the scenes for us. So let’s go back to the beginning to see what was there beforehand.

So let’s go back to the beginning to see what was there beforehand. After the Romans, much of the country was woodland. Long Lane was part of Cheadle Forest   . By the 14th and 15th centuries, manor houses and farms were being established. In our area that would be Bradshaw Hall. By the 16th century Windy Arbour farm was where the park is now   . The term Long Lane denoted an area from Stanley Road to School’s Hill. Although settlements along there followed the road, the term Long Lane was used to class areas extending away from the road as well. This meant that the area of the park was in Long Lane.The bridle road that came off School’s Hill travelling southwards, parallel to Long Lane became known as Bruntwood Lane once Bruntwood Hall had been built. This was the eastern perimeter for the area. That Lane went from there all the way to the front of Bradshaw Hall and onwards to Gill Bent   .

Windy Arbor 1837-1851 Cheshire Tithe Maps.jpg

Fig. 2a Area around School's Hill and Long Lane, showing Windy Arbor Farm (and High Grove on left) 1836-1851
© Cheshire Tithe Maps Online
Click On Image To View


Windy Arbor Farm [an arbor is a sheltered area formed by the trees and bushes planted around it] and the surrounding land was owned by wealthy landowners, Francis Phillips and Joseph Nadin. The name of Joseph Nadin immediately caught my eye. Could he really be the infamous Deputy Constable of Manchester who, when given the task of arresting the ringleaders speaking to the many thousands in St Peters Field in Manchester in 1819, sent in the cavalry? The massacre of Peterloo over 200 years ago is still remembered. The answer, incredibly, is Yes! Upon retiring two years later he came to live in Cheadle. The actual farm was run by a tenant farmer called William Scragg   .


The Bruntwood Estate

By 1860, both landowners were dead and their executors sold the land and farm to John Douglas, a woollen merchant from Bradford.

Born in Scotland but living at the time in Yorkshire, Douglas earned a living as a travelling draper before marrying Jessie Andrew. He formed a partnership with her cousins who were also woollen merchants, and their business expanded. They eventually had a Manchester branch. By 1851 he was a wealthy man, and by 1860 was looking at the Manchester suburbs to build a family home   .

On the estate, an army of workmen and gardeners built the hall with a conservatory, stables, coach house, lodge, landscaped gardens with a walled garden for fruit and vegetables, as well as a vinery where exotic fruits could grow. The stonework chosen was golden in colour and would reflect beautifully in the two ornamental lakes   . 





Fig. 2a and b Bruntwood Hall, 2021 
© Helen Morgan

Click On Image To View


The family moved in at the end of 1861. Unfortunately, John did not live very long after it was all completed. He died suddenly in September 1863 leaving behind his widow Jessie, his four sons and a daughter. The family continued to live there until the death of Jessie in 1877. The tenant farmer was now George Broadhurst   .

The 82-acre Bruntwood estate was put up for sale and was bought by Henry Wilson from the Salford area who after only a few years moved his family back to Pendleton   . He sold 69 acres to James Edward Platt, a very wealthy textile machinery maker from Oldham, known as “the Galloping Major”. He served in the Duke of Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry, a cavalry division. Perhaps from this, his passions for horses and hunting and shooting started. He was also a Justice of the Peace in Lancashire and Cheshire. From this prominent position he backed the building of the Manchester Ship Canal. He went to Australia and came back with a new wife, Agnes. In 1883 they moved into Bruntwood and she was already three months pregnant. Sadly in September she, along with the baby, died in childbirth. Two years later, he married Anne, in a lavish London ceremony. On their return to Cheadle there were huge celebrations within the village   .

Anne shared her husband’s passion for horses and country living and was a sportswoman herself. It was her husband James who set up a stud farm at Bruntwood to breed thoroughbred racehorses. The yearlings were sold every year at Doncaster and the Platt’s racing colours were fawn and red    . 







Fig. 2c Sales Notice for Bruntwood Stud Yearlings, 1899
Click On Image To View


The estate continued to expand and during 1892/3 the house and estate were extended to accommodate a growing workforce and family social life.


Fig. 2d Bruntwood is extended in 1892/3, photo 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View



The stable block was extended to house the very important head groomsman and his family. An identical stable block (where the toilets are now) was joined with the other by an arch, through which would ride the Platt family’s coach and four. 

Fig. 2e Former stable block, 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View


The building called Oak Cottage, that is still there, was part of the original accommodation for staff and was now extended.


Fig. 2f Oak Cottage, 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View



New kitchen and servant’s quarters, plus a gun room and estate office show how much activity was going on on a daily basis. The old conservatory was taken down to make way for a new ballroom. It was replaced by a beautiful glass house that was filled with exotic plants. You may well remember this, where the Vinery cafe is today, in a derelict state as these plants smashed through the glass in the 1980s.

Fig. 2g The Vinery Cafe and Bar, 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View


Opposite the Griffin pub, a row of terraced houses were built to house the gardeners. From their back windows they would have overlooked Appletree Farm. They display James Edward Platt’s initials, the latin for “built” aedificavit, and the date 1897. The chimney brickwork is simply stunning.

Cottage Build Dates 1.jpg

Fig. 2h Gardeners' Terraced Houses built 1897, photo 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View


Front of Cottages opp Griffin Pub.jpg

Fig. 2j Gardeners' Terraced Houses built 1897, photo 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View


Cottage Build Dates 2.jpg

Fig. 2k Gardeners' Terraced Houses built 1897, photo 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View


Cottages nr Griffin.jpg

Fig. 2l Rear of Gardeners' Terraced Houses built 1897, photo 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View


Chimney on side of Cottages nr Griffin Pub.jpg

Fig. 2m Chimney of Gardeners' Terraced Houses built 1897, photo 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View


Small cottages on Bruntwood Lane were replaced by two larger houses that are still there today    .


Cottage Bruntwood Lane.jpg

Fig. 2n Cottage on Bruntwood Lane 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View


Family Home to Town Hall

The high life for the Platt family came to an abrupt end in 1899.  Anne filed for divorce, something only a rich woman could do, on the grounds of adultery.  She moved out quickly to London.  James moved to Bedfordshire with his private secretary - twenty years his junior - whom he later married.   The stud groom, James Corston, went with him along with his large family    .

In 1900, John Austin Porritt became the hall’s new owner. This name caught my eye too, as the Porritt family are named on my house deeds. The family had been in the textile trade for generations moving from Yorkshire to Lancashire. John came with his second wife Jenny and their five children and two older children from his first marriage    .

By all accounts John was a bit of a character. He had one of the earliest cars in the area, hated changing his watch for British Summer Time, hated bad time keeping and used discipline. During WW1 the government prohibited the use of private cars and so he began to walk to Cheadle Hulme railway station and carried on the protest for the rest of his life. He loved to shoot and the gun room was always fully stocked    . When John died, the cars came back out and a chauffeur was employed. His name was Ernest Benz, could there be a better name for one! He lived in Oak Cottage with his wife and four children.

Horse-drawn vehicles gave way to horse-powered ones and the coach house became the garage   . Jenny Porritt died in 1943. In 1944, Cheadle and Gatley Urban District Council bought the Bruntwood Estate and the Hall became the Town Hall in 1945. The Farnell brothers, Wilf and Frank, were the tenant farmers running the farm by then   .

91 year-old, Jean Margaret Rushton, nee Bailey, told me this in conversation at her house in 2021:-

“When I was 10 years old (1940), all farmers had to grow a certain amount of grain crops. Now the farm next to ours (
Bradshaw Hall) was called Farnells and all he did was raise cattle. But by law he had to grow a field of corn, to comply with regulations, or they took the farm off you."

"The Farnell’s had no machinery, so Wilfred Farnell came to my father to ask for help to cut the field of corn for him. My father, William Bailey, said yes alright, we will come tomorrow. After helping Dad on his milk round the following morning, he said to me, Margaret I’ll take you down to Farnell's, I’ll set you up and you can cut their corn. We took a tractor and a binder. It’s a machine that cuts the corn, shudders it up to the top, ties it into sheaves and expels them ready to be stooked [means to put sheaves upright to dry].  I said what do I do if it breaks down? He said mend it! By the end of the day I’d cut the field and the Farnell brothers stooked it. My pocket money was sixpence a week.”   








The Creation of the Park

The Parks Department was created in 1945 and Joseph Huxley was appointed Parks Superintendent   . He did a wonderful job along with his team of gardeners. This was recognised in 1948 with a vist by the Princess Royal, Princess Mary. During our Queen’s coronation year of 1953, events were staged over the summer months both in Bruntwood and the surrounding villages   .

In 1958, the Council bought Abney Hall and transferred the Town Hall there. Bruntwood Hall was sold off along with The Lodge and Oak Cottage. For the next sixteen years, the Hall became the offices of a timber merchant called Montague L Meyer   . 





“There was an arched brick bridge over the stream beyond the farm that enabled the cattle to access the fields on the far side near Kingsway. The shortest route back to Turves Road from Schools Hill was through the fields rather than Bruntwood Lane. In the dark, I know of more than one person who walked into the side of a cow!”
- Michael Gorman, 2021

A short statement in the Contact Magazine of February 1963 read “A Central Park is to be made at Bruntwood and £20,000 has been reserved for this purpose.”    .

The full plan was set out in June by Mr J Huxley, who was the council’s Parks Superintendent. The Parks and Cemetery Committee in 1959 had assessed the needs of the growing population. In that year there were four areas for recreational purposes of which Bruntwood’s 10 acres was one.  To add to this the Council had recently bought 30 acres from Cheshire County Council that was next to their Bruntwood Estate. “The District lacked a Central Park…..this dream will now become a reality”. Dr G Chadwick, who lived in Hale Barns, had been employed as a landscape architect. His job was to develop the area on a scale not achieved for many years by any Local Authority    .

Dr Chadwick had big aspirations for this park. On the front cover of the
March 1964 Contact Magazine was an artist’s impression of a boating lake! Of course the Estate had two lakes already, but this looked like a far more elaborate one. Planning was in its final stages and work was due to start in the summer.  The cost would be in excess of £60,000 and would provide boating, pitch & putt and tennis courts amongst its facilities.  The area was now 100 acres “which will be safeguarded for all time against the encroachment of building and road schemes and that our children will have somewhere safe and pleasant in which they can enjoy themselves. The old and the young have been equally catered for”. Mr Huxley saw it as a “lifelong ambition achieved at last”   


Contact 1964-01 March - Cover.jpg

Fig. 3a The Boating Lake that never was, imagined in 1964
© Ratepayers' Association
Click On Image To Read


The Bowmen of Bruntwood, formerly the Cheadle Bowmen, were already using the park as their home. Indeed they store their equipment in the shippon [long cowshed] that is still there, as well as using it as an inside target range. They were formed in 1950, but shooting on the estate could be found in the District back to 1876. In June 1964, the Honorary Secretary, through the Contact Magazines, was searching for new members to join the eight they already had. Cheshire Yeoman throughout history had fought for their King and country. Apparently back then there was a law that “every able man and youth should practice archery for two hours each week”!    . Originally they used what is now the pitch & putt golf course before moving to their present field.


Fig. 3b The Bowmen of Bruntwood 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View


“25 years as an archer with the Bowmen of Bruntwood. Wonderful. There were Olympic and Paralympic archers in the club. Very high standard.”
- Mike Broughton, 2021

In 1967 the farm and its outbuildings were demolished apart from the long cowshed or shippon. This remains in the current car park     .



Fig. 3c Former Bruntwood Farm shippon (long cow shed) 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View


In September 1967 Mr Huxley was looking into the possibility of the Stockport and District Society of Model Engineers making a small-scale railway track on a site within the park    .  However, money was tight. It was noted during the Ratepayers AGM of February 1968 that they hoped the council would be able to develop further amenities “notwithstanding the present economic conditions”    .

In 1969 whilst council discussions were ongoing for a new swimming bath in Cheadle, the park was mentioned as “ in the process of being provided”    .

In Autumn 1970, Mr J. Huxley was commended by the Local Authority having completed 25 years service as the parks Superintendent for Cheadle and Gatley U.D.C. He was involved not only with Bruntwood but in giving advice for all our tree planting schemes in the village    .

Bruntwood Lane was proving to be a rat run and so stumps were erected on the pathways to make it pedestrian only    .




Fig. 3d Bruntwood Lane 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View


By Christmas 1971, the park had a children’s play area and its pitch and putt golf course and was a popular place to go for a visit    .

During 1973, further improvements took place to make it easier to access the park.  Pathways, seating areas and flower beds were also constructed to complete the area    .


Science Park & Cheadle Royal

The first sign of what was to come later was noted in January 1976. The fields opposite Cheadle Royal were on offer to the council to buy. The Cheadle Area Committee recommended its use for playing fields for Broadway School and after-school hours by the general public and our councillors backed that idea. The Housing Committee wanted it for housing but the problem of road access onto Wilmslow Road was “insurmountable”    . How times have changed since then!

Not much happened land-wise after that until 1982. This was the year that the science park project that Stockport MBC was planning came to a head. SOB, Save our Bruntwood, became a concerted effort by all to get this rejected. A full public consultation was requested before plans had gone too far to be pulled back. Bruntwood Park was not just defined by residents as the main facilities within it, but the surrounding fields and woodlands. A propaganda war began between residents and the council as they fought to dismiss the council’s claims that had not been explained. One of these was that “Bruntwood had strong links with the Universities and Institutions in Manchester”. Really? The council claimed that only a small part of the park would be taken but could not say exactly how much. However they stressed that the “formal” park would remain. Yet how many acres would be lost to 26 buildings, a driveway and car parking for 1,000 cars? The fight was well and truly on!    .

Thankfully, by the Spring of 1983 the plan was dropped by the Council. They cited the cost, running into the millions, that could not be recouped regardless of how many jobs it may have created and the burden would have resulted in higher rates. Strong local objection must have also played a big part, so well done to the Save Bruntwood Park Group. People power!   

By 1988 the village was being bombarded with applications to build on our fields. The prospect of the
A34 bypass had made land adjacent to the park and Cheadle Royal prime targets for development. A public inquiry had been set up for the hypermarket development (Sainsburys/John Lewis) and the verdict was awaited. Cheadle Royal was a target for development into a business park. Our local councillors were very concerned and the terms “concrete collar” and “21st century industrial slum” began to be bandied about    .

A public meeting was called to which hundreds attended. This led to a Ratepayers Action Committee being set up and a call for all residents to write to Michael Howard, Government Minister    .

By Autumn 1991, requests were made to have another Public Enquiry on the
Sainsbury’s application. They had been guaranteed a development of 250,000 square feet but were now asking for 350,000 and next door John Lewis wanted a three storey building    .

Sainsburys wanted to build a bigger store than was previously granted by The Secretary of State in 1987, they had to reapply for permission. At a public meeting a decision was made to send the new proposal back to the Secretary of State for approval. This idea was endorsed by Stockport Planning Committee    .

Councillor Neville Fields and the local MP Stephen Day, met a Minister from the Department of the Environment to air the concerns of the residents. After that meeting the minister “called in” Sainsbury’s second application    . This meant that they had to go back to their original smaller plan that had already been agreed. As for John Lewis, they got their three floors but one was in the basement.

So the fields adjacent to the park disappeared under buildings and tarmac as the megastores and the
A34 bypass went ahead. All we could do then was get action to clean up Wilmslow Road that was full of mud daily as lorries came and went. The battle was lost, however the park and some surrounding fields were retained. 

Some mature trees were kept and can be seen in the car parking area of these stores. Jobs were created for the local economy. Our local shops began their campaign of “use us or lose us” in their attempt to remain viable against such competition. Thankfully we still have them.







Fig. 3e Plaque to Richard Christopher OBE 1915-2004,
photo 2021  
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View


Sainsburys and John Lewis 2009.jpg

Fig. 3f  A34, Sainsburys and John Lewis 2009
© Wikimedia Commons
Click Image to View


Bruntwood Park

My memories of Bruntwood Park are taking the children in the 1990s to the animal and bird area that used to be there. There were rabbits, guinea pigs and even goats, along with an aviary of brightly coloured little birds with a dovecote. Sadly vandals destroyed it all.


Fig. 4a Animals and Birds 1992
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View



Fig. 4b Animals and Birds 1992
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View



Fig. 4c What's Left of the Aviary 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View


Bruntwood Hall was empty for quite a few years, but in 2017 was reopened as a boutique hotel called Oddfellows on the Park. Some original features were retained in the redevelopment so take a look at their website. It really is a beautiful building.

In 2020, during COVID 19, the park fell silent and areas were taped off. Even the constant hum of traffic on the bypass and planes overhead disappeared to quite an eerie silence. Funny how the air smelt differently, did you notice it too? You could hear the birds and there were more butterflies than ever. During this time it was like a snapshot of what living in the village must have been like in the earlier 20th century.

Today, once more it is a hive of activity. From the children’s play area, pitch and putt and BMX cycle track (opened in the 1980’s and then with a grant from
Sport England reopened in 2014) to the duck pond and the Vinery cafe and kiosk. 



Fig. 4d Play Area 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View



Fig. 4f Pitch & Putt 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View



Fig. 4e BMX Track 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View



Fig. 4g Pond 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View


The huge open spaces are there for children, adults and dogs. The park has recently undertaken the planting of many more trees in some of the open fields. In years to come, once matured, they will be a fabulous sight for the next generation to enjoy. It’s on our doorstep, how lucky are we. You can’t beat a walk out, come rain or shine, for your own wellbeing…..enjoy.


Fig. 4h Trees and Open Spaces 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View



Fig. 4j Trees and Open Spaces 2021
© Helen Morgan
Click On Image To View


“Awful cross country runs in early ‘70s as a pupil at Cheadle Grammar wearing white t shirt and either green or grey knickers. Put me off running and most forms of exercise for life. Pouring rain, muddy fields, hated every minute and usually came in last.”
- Amanda Smith, Facebook, 2021

“I used to spend a lot of time with my cousin in the summer at Bruntwood. Spent time walking through the long grass, catching little fish in the stream and looking for frogspawn and frogs. Such a happy childhood memory around the mid ‘70s.”
- Gillian Walsh Camilleri, Facebook, 2021

“Fond memories….when it snowed we always headed there with our sledge (lethal with the stream at the bottom of the hill). Used to love the zip wire in the park!”
- Mark Bond, Facebook, 2021

“I thought it was the height of posh in the late ‘70s/early ‘80s with its helter skelter slide and pets corner, feeding the ducks- and much amusement of lost golf balls on the pitch and putt over the years.”
- Kim Shennan, Facebook, 2021

“I remember that large wooden barrel, didn’t we stand star shaped in the middle while others made it turn. It was like a human mouse barrel.”
- Andy Holloway, Facebook, 2021

“We kept our horse, Sabre, on the corner of Schools Hill. He’d escape occasionally and we’d have to go and catch him somewhere in Bruntwood. He was quite well known.”
- Kate Godfrey, Facebook, 2021

“When I directed 'Our Day Out' on three occasions, twice for the Next Generation, Heald Green Theatre Company and Players Youth theatre, I filmed at Bruntwood for the screened 'flashback' sequence in the middle of the play. It was particularly good when the petting zoo was there to pretend the cast were 'stealing' the animals!!”
- Barbara Harris, Facebook, 2021

“I remember, in the ‘70s, the terror of walking and all the alsatians going crazy in those kennels. Someone told me they were police dogs but not sure if they were, as a strange place to keep them. Where the car park nearest the actual park is, there are two villas and the kennels were in the garden of the one on the left. They were shielded by a hawthorn hedge in summer so you could sneak by...But in winter all hell broke out when you walked past.”
- Po Hutton, Facebook, 2021

“I loved the little zoo.”
- Gaynor Hughes, Facebook, 2021

“Most of the blazing summer of ‘76 was spent there. During the school holidays, a gang of us would all walk to Bruntwood through the fields. There were the ponds, we spent a good few hours trying to catch the sticklebacks. A little wooded area for a good game of hide and seek. Then in the park was a barrel that you had to run inside, to get it spinning. Once it gathered enough speed, the person in the middle would fall flat. The momentum would continue to carry him round. A few knocks and bruises were had but we all lived to tell the tale. And what a great time we had.”
- Colin Wolstenholme, Facebook, 2021

Lastly I would just like to recommend two good reads:-

- Pat Seddon’s book on Bruntwood. I bought my copy from the Cheadle Post Office and have only scratched the surface of her and her husband’s meticulous research. It was a joy to read.

- Bruntwood Memories by Dora Steele. It is a pamphlet printed by SMBC in 1990 and gives first hand accounts of the daily life of people working on the estate in the 1940s. Although some of the dates don’t tie up with my research and some of the names like Pratt for Platt may have been misheard, it is another good read. I am seeking to get permission to reproduce it in the museum library.


Oddfellows_On_The_Park_3509_1_2 (1).jpg

Fig. 4k Bruntwood Hall from the front - now Oddfellows On The Park 2021
 © Oddfellows On The Park

Click On Image To View


Oddfellows_On_The_Park_6087_web_2_2 (1) (1).jpg

Fig. 4l Bruntwood Hall from the rear, showing part of the Vinery to the left
- now Oddfellows On The Park 2021
 © Oddfellows On The Park

Click On Image To View



  1. Williams, K & JT (1998), Long Lane Cheadle Remembered,pp.2

  2. Williams, K & JT, (1998), Long Lane Cheadle Remembered, pp.11

  3. Williams, K & JT, (1998), Long Lane Cheadle Remembered,pp.3

  4. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp.6,7

  5. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp.11,12

  6. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp. 14,15

  7. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp.16,17

  8. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp. 19

  9. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp.20-23

  10. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp.24

  11. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp.26,27

  12. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp.28

  13. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp.29

  14. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp.30,31

  15. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp.32

  16. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp.33

  17. Rushton, Jean Margaret nee Bailey, in conversation, September 2021

  18. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp.35

  19. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp.37

  20. Seddon, Pat, (2017), Bruntwood. pp.39

  21. The Editor, February 1963, Heald Green Jottings, Contact Magazine, 1(2), pp.22

  22. Huxley, J, June 1963, Parks and Open Spaces, Contact Magazine, 1(3),pp.5

  23. The Editor, March 1964, Editorial, Contact Magazine, 2(1), pp. 2

  24. Cooper, RB, June 1964, The Bowmen of Bruntwood, Contact Magazine, 2(2),pp.29

  25. The Editor, September 1967, Heald Green Jottings, Contact Magazine, 16,pp.7

  26. Ratepayers AGM, February 1968, Bruntwood Park,pp.4

  27. The Editor,Autumn 1969, Proposed Recreational Complex at Cheadle, Contact Magazine, 25.pp.7

  28. The Editor, Autumn 1970, Heald Green and Long Lane Jottings, Contact Magazine, 29,pp.6

  29. The Editor, Autumn 1971, Heald Green and Long Lane Jottings, Contact Magazine, 33,pp.9

  30. The Editor, Christmas 1971, Heald Green and Long Lane Jottings, Contact Magazine, 34,pp.9

  31. Stenson,R, Autumn 1973, Councillors report/Bruntwood Park, Contact Magazine, 41,pp.5

  32. The Editor, January 1976, Jottings, Contact Magazine, 51,pp.4

  33. The Editor, Winter 1982, Bruntwood Park, Contact Magazine, 78,pp.3&4

  34. The Editor, Spring 1983, Bruntwood Park, Contact Magazine,79,pp.4

  35. The Editor,  Autumn 1988, Councillor’s Report, Contact Magazine,99,pp.4

  36. The Editor, Spring 1990, Councillor’s Report, Contact Magazine,105,pp.3

  37. The Editor, Autumn 1991, Concrete Collar, Contact Magazine, 109, pp.4

  38. The Editor, Winter 1991, Concrete Collar, Contact Magazine,110,pp.3

  39. Stenson,R, Spring 1992, Councillor’s Report, Contact Magazine, Spring 1992,111,pp.3

Search Our Museum Library (Google Drive account users only)

Can You Help Us Improve The Museum?

bottom of page