William Dargue  A History of BIRMINGHAM Places & Placenames from A to Y

Batchelors Farm

B9 - Grid reference SP119870


This is a 1920s municipal housing estate built on the fields of Batchelors Farm at the east end of Bordesley Green. The estate no longer retains the name, but the recreation ground along the River Cole is still known as such.

 

Eastfield Road on the Batchelors Farm estate. Behind the houses is Batchelors Farm Recreation ground alongside the River Cole.
Eastfield Road on the Batchelors Farm estate. Behind the houses is Batchelors Farm Recreation ground alongside the River Cole.

 

William Dargue 08.09.08/ 27.11.2008/ 30.07.2010