Burton on Trent Landmarks #8 – Stapenhill Gardens and Swan

In this latest part of my look at Burton upon Trent's landmarks, I'll be taking a look at Stapenhill Gardens and its iconic swan sculpture. Stapenhill Gardens Stapenhill Gardens is a public park created in the 1930s on the site of a former manor house, Stapenhill House. The house had been given to the public … Continue reading Burton on Trent Landmarks #8 – Stapenhill Gardens and Swan

Burton on Trent Landmarks #3 – Trent Bridge

Two road bridges currently provide crossings for the traffic over the River Trent in Burton upon Trent. The northernmost bridge, popularly known as Burton Bridge, but actually called Trent Bridge (and that's the name I will be using in the article) was first built in 1864, replacing an old medieval bridge which ran almost parallel … Continue reading Burton on Trent Landmarks #3 – Trent Bridge