William Dargue A History of BIRMINGHAM Places & Placenames from A to Y
Five Ways Bordesley Green
B9 - Grid reference SP098865
On the map in Kelly's Directory of Birmingham 1879 Five Ways is shown as the junction of Bordesley Green (the road of that name), Bordesley Green Road, Cattell Road, Victoria Road and Cherrywood Road. At that date this was the eastern limit of urban Birmingham. The name no longer has any currency.
Photograph: This is Five Ways junction. The tram is heading along Bordesley Green out of town; the almost parallel road to the left is Cherrywood Road; left to right across the photograph if Bordesley Green Road and Victoria Street. The photographer is standing on Cattell Road.
William Dargue 28.06.2010/ 06.12.2020
For 19th-century Ordnance Survey maps of Birmingham go to British History Online.