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Chapel Ash Today, Looks Sad And Tired

But once upon a time it was twice in-spired! Advert – “NOW 1879-80 – Charles Clark coach and carriage builder Chapel Ash.” Chapel Ash was well established on this main arterial route, through Wolverhampton, as a fine residential and commercial centre, when the above Advert appeared in ‘Stevens Directory’, which listed all commercial businesses in the Town at the time.…

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The Markets

The original market place as you probably know was in High Green, which is now Queen Square; and was long a nuisance to the inhabitants and a great trial to the health of the Butchers, green-grocers etc, who possessed the stalls. So in 1848, the newly elected Town Council agreed that a new General Market Hall was necessary for the…