Transport

Wrexham Bypass construction (A483)

Small selection of photographs showing the various stages of Wrexham Bypass construction (A483) in 1989. Source: kindly supplied by Mary Ellen Freeman from her late brothers collection.

Plas Acton, Wrexham
1800s

Plas Acton, Wrexham

Plas Acton was built about 1860 for John James who was one of the leading lawyers in the town. He was the son of Thomas James of Wem, Salop, who started the law partnership of [more]

Transport

The S.S. Wrexham and it’s Captain

The S.S. Wrexham and it’s Captain. The Russian passengers/cargo ship “Nord II” (1366 GRT; L 73,1m; l 10,7m; launched 1903) was bought in 1905 by Great Central Railway in Grimsby and renamed the S.S. Wrexham. [more]

Wrexham Police Vehicles in 1968
Transport

Wrexham Police Vehicles

Two of Wrexham’s Police vehicles. The old fire station can be seen to the left along with St. Mary’s. On the left is a 1967 Mini Moke and right is a Morris Mini Van 1968 [more]

Transport in the Wrexham area
Transport

Transport in the Wrexham area

Transport in the Wrexham area. The largest town in the north of Wales and the administrative centre of the wider Wrexham County Borough, located in the east of the region. It is situated between the [more]

As it was!

The rattle of the trams in Wrexham.

Cars now flow along Wrexham’s roads but once the sound on the streets was the rattle of the trams. The Story of the Tram The tram is more than a vehicle — it represents a [more]