Solihull prepares for Charter Day

This is an extract of a longer video by local film-makers and photographers, filmed in March 1954 when Princess Margaret presented then Urban District of Solihull with a Royal Charter of Incorporation as a Borough. It shows the area around Poplar Road and Warwick Road, including then Council House (now the Assembly Rooms pub).

The full version is currently being shown as part of the Rural District to Metropolitan Borough exhibition in the Heritage Gallery at Solihull Central Library.

Tracey
Heritage & Local Studies Librarian

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