and visit our digital screen at the Southwater ground floor - there are
over 500 images brought together as a digital archive with important milestones
in Telford’s development.
Telford was established as a new town.
Family skiing on The
Wrekin during Winter 1969.
Telford teenagers enjoying Carnival in Oakengates.
Telford United won FA
Challenge Trophy, beating Hillingdon 3-2.
Duke of Edinburgh opens
Madeley Court School and Recreation Centre.
Aerial view of the newly
developed Woodside Housing Estate.
on the coal face at Granville Colliery.
Staff working on the great
British brand Ever Ready production line
formerly located on Hinkshay Road near Telford Town Park.
Telford Shopping Centre
Fashion showcases the latest trends in 1970’s fashion.
Prime Minister James
Callaghan visits Telford to open the Silkin Way.
Teenage residents of Sutton
Hill in Summer 78.
Super Saturday Camel
racing in Telford Town.
HRH Queen Elizabeth II visits
Telford Shopping centre.
The famous Coracle
maker Eustace Rogers in Ironbridge Gorge in 1982.
Telford motorway link / M54
HRH Princess Anne opens
Telford Ice Rink.
Telford Speedway is hosted
at Telford Ice Rink.
Telford Central station
opens / The Ironbridge Gorge is awarded World Heritage status by UNESCO.
HRH Prince Charles visits
Princess Diana the Princess
of Wales visits Thomas Parker School.
Telford United win FA
Trophy against Macclesfield, 1-0.
The Princess Royal Hospital
Thomas Telford school was established.