Basic Site Details

Name: District electric railway depot
Town, district or village: Walsall
City or county: Staffordshire
Country: England
Status: Unexecuted
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Notes: Design was advanced, model produced and ground levelled in preparation when Dr Beeching closed this section of the line and the project was abandoned.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Rail transport  
Item 2 of 2Railway depot  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1After 19601962Plans prepared, construction not yet begun 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2British Railways Architects (Architects Department, British Rail)Architectural Department (New Towns etc)AAfter 19601962Unexecuted designs
Item 2 of 2Douglas ('Doug') StonelakeArchitectAAfter 19601962Unexecuted designs for messing facilities, canteen, control room and boiler house


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Douglas StonelakeInterview of Douglas Stonelake by Jessica Taylor, 4 November 2008 in Glasgow