Chas T. W. Tooth Motor Body Builder

Charles Thomas Whiteman Tooth workers pose with the newly finished Saloon Coach no.14. The picture was taken late 1920s. Mike Fenton can confirm that its registration number was UN 2150, and was a Guy BB [more]


American GI’s at Hightown 1943

Beechley House, Kings Mills Road, Hightown. 10 of the 12 American GI’s (General Issue) Soldiers, billeted for a short while at Beechley House during the 2nd World War. Two of the soldiers were on duty [more]

Listed Buildings

The Round House, Ruabon

Built in the late 1700s the circular structure was used as the parish lock-up. It’s construction includes squared pecked sandstone blocks, ashlar cornice and domed roof with central lipped opening in the dome. The small [more]


Pen Y Gardden Hall, Ruabon

Pen y Gardden Hall was built around 1850 but, it is believed to occupy the site of a much older dwelling. From 1891 it was occupied by Rueben Haigh and family who were colliers from [more]

Central Arcade
Hope Street

Historic Central Arcade gets new signage

Built in 1891 the Grade II listed Central Arcade received much needed TLC to it’s entrance from Hope Street, the work was completed on 1st November. “Town Centre Management team has worked in partnership with [more]