Can Heritage England Help With Despair Over Old Church School

Previous scenes of Old Church School after arson attack

The City Council has reported to Sandyford & Goldenhill Residents Association that they are meeting with “Heritage England” with a number of ideas to address ongoing issues with the Old Church School on Goldenhill’s High Street.

The Birmingham based owners have questioned the sustainability […]

“Old Church School” Set to be Demolished

Old Church School Building in it's present overgrown state

A planning application has been submitted by Landstone Homes to Stoke on Trent City Council to have the “Old Church School” at Elgood Lane demolished.

The building pictured right has become a blot on the landscape, and local residents along with Sandyford & Goldenhill […]

Goldenhill Church School Then & Now

Pictured right is St John’s Church School, which the photograph is believed to have been taken in the 1960’s.

The Church School in it’s prime was a focal point of education in Goldenhill to pupils who attended the school for many year’s, and it is believed goes as far back as Victorian and Edwardian times.


Courts Favour Prosecution Over Church School Blot on Landscape

Birmingham based Landstone Homes have been prosecuted in the courts due to them not carrying out urgent repairs on the old church school building on High Street, Goldenhill.

The developer was issued with a section 215 notice by Stoke on Trent City Council and because they failed to comply with the notice they received […]

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