Bubbenhall Village

The New Development

With the availablity of suitable land at the beginning of the Seventies, Bubbenhall's first housing estate, Waggoner's Close/ Coopers' Walk, was built, thereby starting the large-scale process of overlaying the medieval village pattern of buildings and their adjoining closes, which had made up the middle of the parish for so many centuries. A comparison between maps of the village pre and post the development of Bryant's Estate shows this clearly.


New houses going up - March 1972

General view of the village and Grimes Cottages with building development behind. Note the red telephone box next to the Reading Room, far right. The gap to the left of the phone box was where the timber-framed cottages opposite the Spout used to be. March 1972


Before (1970)

After

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Developed and maintained by Jan Lucas

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Last updated on 4th of April 2020