1986 GENERAL DESCRIPTION BLOCK D
The area is situated immediately to the east of the centre of Wolverhampton. It is bounded by Heath Town to the north, Bilston to the the south and Willenhall to the east. Approximately 25% of the block is comprised of derelict land, formerly sites of old industries. Most of the land, however, is utilised for residential purposes of a mixed nature. The population is now multi ethnic and this is reflected in the shops and places of worship in the area. The block is served by a complex network of roads some of which link eventually with the M6 Motorway.It is traversed by the Birmingham - Wolverhampton railway.Surviving canals are derelict. Employment derives from light industry and services but the depression has caused increasing loss of jobs.
Written accounts from this D-block
Map of the area
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