The Three Estates, Kings Norton

B38 - Grid reference SP050783

First record c2000

 

 

 

The Three Estates near Kings Norton are the Hawkesley, Pool Farm (See Walkers Heath) and Primrose Hill estates, municipal housing estates built east of the Redditch Road on Worcestershire farmland in the 1970s. A concerted programme of modernisation was undertaken from c2000.

 

 

Left: Hawkesley estate viewed from Longdales Road

 

William Dargue 04.03.09

 

 

 

For 19th-century Ordnance Survey maps of Birmingham go to British History Online.

See http://www.british-history.ac.uk/mapsheet.aspx?compid=55144&sheetid=9256&ox=4320&oy=1078&zm=2&czm=2&x=316&y=206

 

Map below reproduced from Andrew Rowbottom’s website of Old Ordnance Survey maps Popular Edition, Birmingham 1921. Click the map to link to that website.