Over the last 100 years the face of Redditch has changed. Initially it was as the
town prospered and grew that the two centre also grew and changed. No more so after
the designation of Redditch as a “New Town” in 1964.
Over the subsequent twenty years the town centre changed dramatically and slowly
the number of residents who remember the old down is falling. The pages on this
site, and in particular the photographs in this section are intended to help preserve