Aston Cross

#1 by chocks , Sat Nov 30, 2013 7:56 pm

I loved Aston Cross as a kid it was so vibrant. There was always something going on, loads of shops, loads of people and it didn't matter what time I was up there, I'd always bump into someone I knew. Sad to see it now!


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RE: Aston Cross

#2 by Frothy , Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:03 pm

The heart has been ripped out of it.


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RE: Aston Cross

#3 by chocks , Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:03 pm

[[File:The Old Cross at Aston Cross c1885.JPG|none|auto]].

The Old Cross c1885

I'LL TRY AGAIN


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RE: Aston Cross

#4 by chocks , Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:06 pm

The Aston Cross clock 1920,s.jpg - Bild entfernt (keine Rechte)

The Clock c1920


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RE: Aston Cross

#5 by chocks , Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:10 pm

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The Old Cross c1885


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RE: Aston Cross

#6 by Frothy , Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:14 pm

I'm gonna have to find some photos of Aston Cross


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RE: Aston Cross

#7 by Frothy , Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:44 pm

Couple of photos nicked from ebay

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RE: Aston Cross

#8 by chocks , Sat Nov 30, 2013 9:08 pm

I like the second print, pre Ansells. I have a photo from roughly the same time.

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Aston Cross c1900 and 1940's


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RE: Aston Cross

#9 by Frothy , Sat Nov 30, 2013 9:20 pm

Remember the smell when HP and Ansells were brewing


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RE: Aston Cross

#10 by chocks , Sat Nov 30, 2013 9:24 pm

Yea! Lovely wasn't it


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RE: Aston Cross

#11 by Mr T ( deleted ) , Sun Dec 01, 2013 8:04 am

There used to be a snooker hall right on the corner of the crossroads that was just before the clock. you can't see it in these pictures but the number 8 went up there, up Rocky Lane. Well that snooker hall was where I used to mis-spend some of my youth. I was only about 16 and you were suppose to be 18 but they did'nt care Good old days.
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RE: Aston Cross

#12 by chocks , Sun Dec 01, 2013 8:28 am

Remember it well Terry. Never went in there though.

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RE: Aston Cross

#13 by Mr T ( deleted ) , Sun Dec 01, 2013 9:32 am

Thats the one, that bus stop was the one I used to catch the bus from, and one night as the bus pulled up a big black guy tried to push in at the front, well this smaller white man remonstrated with him and the black man gave him an almighty punch that left him knocked out for about 10 minutes. The black guy ran off, don't think he was ever caught.


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RE: Aston Cross

#14 by chocks , Sun Dec 01, 2013 6:23 pm

Not suprised he wasn't caught! It took you 10 min to get up and chase him


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RE: Aston Cross

#15 by chocks , Sun Dec 01, 2013 6:25 pm

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