Rose Heyworth Colliery Aerial Ropeway

Rose Heyworth Original Waste Tip – The Beginning

Rose Heyworth Original Waste Tip – The Beginning. This early map shows the start of the waste tip build-up from the Rose Heyworth Colliery. It shows the tramway from the colliery down to and over the railway lines and onto the tip via a network of smaller tramlines for the waste to be distributed over the area enabling the waste ... Read More »

Rose Heyworth Colliery Original Waste Tip

Rose Heyworth Colliery Original Waste Tip. An image of the original Rose Heyworth Colliery waste tip at its height, in relation to the valley.   Points of Interest – The image (taken in about 1930-1940) shows the Abertillery Rugby Grounds in the foreground with the colliery waste tip slightly north, dominant in the valley. Behind the tip are the derelict ... Read More »

Rose Heyworth Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Lower Section

Rose Heyworth Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Lower Section. The map shows the lower section of the aerial ropeway leading from the engine house (upper center) the standards and rope lines can be seen heading off to the upper left. The map also shows the old original waste tip snaking down the valley parallel to the railway lines. The old, dismantled ... Read More »

Rose Heyworth Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Upper Section

Rose Heyworth Colliery Aerial Ropeway – Upper Section. The map shows the upper section of the aerial ropeway leading to the tipping point terminal at the South Griffin site at Bournville. The standards and rope lines can be seen emerging from the bottom left on the map. The houses on Bournville Road can be seen to the right. Read More »

Rose Heyworth Colliery Waste Tip Landscaped

The Waste Tip in October 1985. When the aerial ropeway ceased operating in about 1979, the waste from the colliery was taken to the tip by a few Volvo tipper trucks, they travelled from the coal preparation plant throughout the day, taking loads of waste to the tip. The image (taken by myself) shows the waste tip in October 1985 ... Read More »

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