Tividale Quays is a residential area of Tipton in the West Midlands, England, centred on Monins Avenue.
It was developed in the early 1990s on derelict and former industrial land in the Tividale area of the town. The area consists of one- and two-bedroom flats, one- and two-bedroom starter homes, three-bedroom semi-detached and detached houses as well as four-bedroom three-storey houses.
Part of the estate surrounds a canal basin—which is part of Dudley Port on located on Birmingham Old Main Line canal— was exploited to develop a "quayside" atmosphere. The development of Tividale Quays was one of the first of many housing developments to help improve Tipton's reputation.[ citation needed ]
The basin, and the canal side quays either side of the entrance to the basin, have mooring rings that are used by visiting narrowboats. The basin is regularly used by fishing clubs in the West Midlands and the surrounding area, with tournaments and competitions taking place on a regular basis. Surrounding streets include Monins Avenue, St Michaels Way and Wyn-Griffith Drive.
The West Midlands sometimes referred to as the "West Midlands County" is a metropolitan county in the West Midlands Region, England with a 2020 estimated population of 2,939,927, making it the second most populous county in England after Greater London. It appeared as a metropolitan county in 1974 after the passage of the Local Government Act 1972, to cover parts of Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire. The county is a NUTS 2 region within the wider NUTS 1 region of the same name. It embraces seven metropolitan boroughs: the cities of Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton, and the boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull and Walsall. The county is also a combined authority which is overseen by the West Midlands Combined Authority which covers all seven boroughs and other non-constituent councils on economy, transport and housing.
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Warley was a short-lived county borough and civil parish in the geographical county of Worcestershire, England, forming part of the West Midlands conurbation. It was formed in 1966 by the combination of the existing county borough of Smethwick with the municipal boroughs of Oldbury and Rowley Regis, by recommendation of the Local Government Commission for England. It was abolished just 8 years later in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, with its area passing to the Metropolitan Borough of Sandwell.
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