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West Smethwick Park, Smethwick - A wonderful open space!

West Smethwick Park is located in West Smethwick, Smethwick in Sandwell, West Midlands. Founded by James T. Change in 1895 for the public. Memorials to James Chance and his brother John.

West Smethwick Park opened in 1895 and was founded by James T Chance of the local company Chance Brothers. A memorial to James T Chance was unveiled after his death in 1900. There is also a memorial to his brother John Homer Chance unveiled in 1905. The park also has a boating lake.

What we found out

What difference has it made


History & heritage, Civic pride, Photography
Sport & leisure, Environment & green action, People & community, Rivers, lakes & canals, Green open spaces, Classic Architecture

Project dates

19 May 2020 - On-going

Contact (for more details)

Admin FreeTimePays

0121 410 5520