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By Anthony Poulton-Smith

traditionally part of Warwickshire, Solihull is at the present time probably the most wealthy components of the West Midlands conurbation. From its beginnings as a medieval industry city, Silhillians in the course of the a while have obvious nearly non-stop development, this additionally obvious within the town's motto Urbs in Rure 'Town in Country'. in the course of the 20th century the inhabitants grew from 7,500 in 1901 to arrive six figures within the Nineteen Sixties. considering that then town centre, which had stood principally unchanged for over a century, has been introduced into the twenty-first century and draws viewers from close to and much. solid an eye fixed over town over the past century and notice how one of the adjustments yes landmarks stay. evaluate this to the various outlying villages the place Silhillians from the Victorian period might no doubt know their houses over a century later.

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