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Brief description of site

Willenhall Memorial Park features a new water play area, a bandstand, children's play area and pavilion. The site has mature woodland and is adjacent to Fibbersley Nature Reserve.

Brief history of site

The site was previously derelict mining land which was converted to a park as a memorial to those who gave their lives in World War 1. Tree planting was undertaken by servicemen out of work after the war.

Location information:

Address: Pinson Road, Willenhall, Walsall, WV13 2PW

Locality: Walsall

Local Authorities:

West Midlands; Walsall; Willenhall North

Historical County: Staffordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 139 Grid Ref: SO957988
Latitude: 52.587 Longitude: -2.0649

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: urban park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1920 to 1925

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 22

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