Part of the Ladywood district
Nechells lies on the sandstone ridge between the River Rea and Aston Brook (also known as Hockley Brook). Its Anglo-Saxon name was probably atten echels which meant ‘at the piece of land added on’ to an estate or manor.
Reflections on Ladywood District Commission by Xhosa Cole
February 9, 2018
Ladywood District: Nechells Ward – Community Collaborator
December 1, 2017