The story of the River Tame

The River Tame is the main river of the West Midlands conurbation rising in Oldbury flowing through the Black Country and Bimingham.  All along the valley iconic companies of the region manufactured bricks, cars, explosives and even the Spitfire largely forgotten today, except it passes under Spaghetti Junction, this river tells the region's history.  Learn more

Keywords: River, Black Country, Birmingham, Pollution, Places to visit

In Birmingham,

Presented by:

Interviewed by Mike Gibbs

Produced by:

Andy Partington, Swift Audiovisual


Jenni Dixon

Additional Photography by:

Ian Stenson, Albert Blakeway, Jack Dixon and Jen Dixon

Images Kindly Supplied by:

Maps created by Sophie Lamb

Special Thanks to:

Library of Birmingham, Revolutionary Players, English Heritage, David P Howard, Bev Parker, Black Country Living Museum, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Mary Parker Picture Library, Historic England, Alamy Stock Photo,

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