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 CHELMSLEY WOOD
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74th
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3 Maple Walk, Birmingham, B37 5TS
021-770 4404
1972
The Chelmsley Wood estate, to the east of the city centre - near the junction of the M6 and M42 motorways, was originally developed as an overflow development for Brummies. In 1963, Warwickshire County Council gave Birmingham City Council planning permission to develop accommodation for some 50,000 people. The estate became part of Solihull following the Local Government Act of 1972 that established the new West Midlands County Council.

Chelmsley Wood was opened in 1969, in temporary premises at 337 Bosworth Drive, B37 5JX. The move to a permanent office in Maple Walk was made in 1972, and the formal opening ceremony of the permanent branch was performed by the Bank's Chairman (Councillor D K Rowe-Ham) on January 27th.
below:
two views of the temporary premises at 337 Bosworth Drive
The permanent office at 3 Maple Walk
below (January 27th 1972):
the Bank's Chairman receives a commemorative tankard after performing the new branch's opening ceremony
below (left to right):
 - Councillor D K Rowe-Ham
 - The Mayor of Solihull
 - David Wilkinson (Branch Manager)
 - Bernard Hayward (General Manager)
below:
two views of the branch interior - customers' side of the counter
 
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Managers:
1969 to 1970 - J Pardoe
1970 & 1971 - N Alsop
1972 - D J Wilkinson
1976 - D R Horner
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= approximate location of the permanent branch
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