~ History ~
Aerial view of Gornal Wood in 1962.
Below is an aerial photograph taken on the 1st August 1962, and shows most of the area around Gornal Wood as it was then.
You can zoom and pan the picture to some extent, the image has limited bounds, the content is provided by a third party.
If you need some pointers to get your bearings, bottom left is the Fiddlers Arms in Straits Road, towards left centre shows Louise Street, New Street, the Zoar Church and bus station.
Bottom right is Hopyard Lane and Summit Place, right centre shows Himley Road heading towards Dudley and in the distance is Coopers Bank and beyond that, the newly created Russells Hall Estate.
You should be able to pick out many well known features, enjoy....