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Historic Wednesfield: Trapmaking in Wednesfield

In her first post for WV11, Heidi McIntosh from Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies writes about Wednesfield’s trap making past.

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Heritage News Planning

Amended plans submitted for Trap Maker’s premises

Amended plans have been submitted for the Taylor Street Trap Maker’s site but local campaigners are unhappy.

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Heritage News Planning

Apprentice star Ruth Badger backs plans to save Wednesfield heritage site

Wednesfield born ‘Apprentice’ star Ruth Badger has given her support to the campaign to save the area’s last remaining trap making premises.

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Heritage News Planning

Help save Wednesfield’s only remaining trap makers premesis

Wednesfield’s only remaining trap maker’s premises is under threat due to a planning application.

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Historic building made heritage asset

The future of a historic trap maker’s premises in Wednesfield has been secured.

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Education Heritage News

Historic Wednesfield: Trap Making

Last week we came across an article about Wednesfield’s history of trap making, so we thought we’d share it on WV11. The Wednesfield area was renowned as the British centre for trap making during the Victorian era and the traps that were made in Wednesfield were exported in huge numbers around the world. Read the […]