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Offline Steve R

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Re: AVFC
« Reply #30 on: April 21, 2016, 04:30:15 AM »
I think it is the old training grounds further up Trinity Road from VP, which were acquired about that time and then sold in the sixties. There are actually two football pitches on that photo.

Good find, Morris.

Offline London Villan

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Re: AVFC
« Reply #31 on: April 22, 2016, 08:23:30 PM »
Well I never knew Trinity Road ran all the way up to Heathfield Road. Looking on Google maps there is still a big sports ground on Trinity Road. There are also a lot of new-ish houses on the northern side as your head up to the A34. Looking the other was I'm not sure you could see the HP factory as the hill of Aston Hall is in the way.

On another note, there are still some old brick works at the back of the lower North Stand and Trinity corner that could be part of the old Aquarium block.

Offline Ron Manager

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Re: AVFC
« Reply #32 on: April 22, 2016, 09:32:29 PM »
I think the last bits of the aquarium block went in the late eighties.

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Re: AVFC
« Reply #33 on: April 22, 2016, 09:46:39 PM »
It's only about 8ft of wall, but it's really old. I could never work out if it was the old trinity or older than that.

Offline Godfrey Brian

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Re: AVFC
« Reply #34 on: April 24, 2016, 10:23:20 AM »
It's only about 8ft of wall, but it's really old. I could never work out if it was the old trinity or older than that.
I think it's part of the old boundary wall . It used to have goalposts painted on it and I fondly imagined they were from the Friday morning car park five a sides Ron Saunders used to run for the squad.