Early sixties Ariel view some interesting land marks now no more
Photo Taken from bottom of Wonder Bank looking down Blast Rd Foreground Blast pit
30-1-65 Tons of molten slag is empty down the bank you can just see Lodge Halt right hand corner
1954-This is the result' of steam engines emptying hot ashes down the bank for years .Removing bank to extinguish fire.
R/side Slag that was transported from R/S to L/S to extend bank for new melting shop
1980s Ariel view Before works closed what a transformation
R/side Taken around the seventies but still kept modernizing works
R/side 1959 New melting shop built Left hand corner tunnel entrance Houses are still occupied
R/side Who would have thought all this will be gone in a few years
All this modernizing preparation for this one and only product molten steel The heat was immense
R/side From charging the furnace with scrap metal to tapping or pouring into ladle then out of ladle into one ton ingot moulds has cost many man hours and thousands of pounds there is no room for mistakes
There she blows End of steel works EMS Melting Shop being blowing up
R/side View looking across the Cymau were Mill and Loco dept stood
R/side 2007 Taken from Black Lane work's gone no slag bank.
2007 College Hill Tan-y-Fron new housing were No2 Gate entrance to New rolling mill
The roads are given names witch reflects to the works this Rd Bloom Avenue
R/side another part of the redeveloment named Chariot Rd after an item of a machine used at the works
20-12-69 Photo taken bottom of new Rd Lodge
R/side This Road called Ingot Close another reminder off the Steel Works
New Roundabout College Hill Tan-y-Fron Looking towards Wrexham
This Photo is showing the new Brymbo Enterprise Center built on the site of the Oxygen Plant Blast Rd
R/side Just a few year's ago entering the Lodge from this end you would be face with slag bank's and sheds what a trasformation there are small tree's and grass growing now
This is a photo of the Brymbo British Legion demolish to build House's
R/side They have called this place the Poppy Fields as the house's are built on British Legion land
This is another well known building that has closed it's doors. Venture Hall year 2007
R/side Every Friday these people from Brymbo Tan-y-Vron would be collected with a small bus they would pay a small fee they had a good meal play bingo and then transported back home
R/sideClearing up after every one has finish there meal Dorothy Moran and ?
Sylvia Greenaway and Mildred Edwards making sure evrybody is okay
Any body needs to get intouch email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
R/side and this is were it stood now you can see Black Lane School
These four photo's taken 12/2/2008 when they are enlarge it shows the scale of the redevelopment there are two levels Top level were i am standing 1st photo the bottom you can see way across to Pentre Broughton 2nd you can see Black Lane 3rd Brynteg 4th Tanyfron-Wrexham Machine's that the men op'erated have been given to street names Welman St(welman cranes) Sheppard Street ECT
These two photos surplied by Peter Roberts of the Church School in 1931.Hope some one will help with names There are three name's I have been given First photo 2nd row standing 4th from left Nevil Fisher who became headmaster of the school. seated 3rd from right Billy Williams Second Photo seated 3rd from right Les who had the shoe shop in the Lodge.