The Woodman Pub

Significance to the local community.

I used to meet up there a lot with friends....

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Hartshill Hayes

Lovely country park - great for walks with the dog!

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Camp Hill Youth Club

Significance (to the local community)

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Mount Judd

Multimedia work by Nuneaton Academy Creative and Media Diploma student.

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St Laurences' Church

Significance, Good Looking, Rare

I nominate St. Laurence’s Church, Old Church Road, Ansley, Nuneaton. It is mentioned in the Doomsday book. Some parts date from that period – organ is specially made....

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Whittleford Park

Rare - land - climbing frames for children - walkable - husband goes fishing there - go for a walk - play.

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The Old Priory

Something happened - every Saturday I used to go there with friends and my dad took me there when | was younger and I still remember the day.

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The Railway Tavern

Diversity and equality.

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The Millenium Fountain

Significance – Good looking – Rare

I nominate the Millennium Fountain on the corner of Roanne Ringway and Corporation Street. It was the first Significant structure I saw when I first drove into Nune...

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The Crown Pub

Significance (to the local community), something happened. It has lots of history in Nuneaton. Main meeting point for Councillors in the town in the early 1900s.

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Manor Park Community School

Significance (to the local community)

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The Kingsholme

Good Looking

Lovely architectural style, I like the way it's built. Good location.

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The Ritz

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The Ritz (bingo hall)

An unusual building, clumsy in lots of ways. I used to go there as a chilld to see films, from the age of about 5 or 6. They used to have children's films on. It's a point of contact in the town. It u...

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Wooden Hut on Corporation Street

I nominate the long wooden hut on Corporation Street (opposite Halfords Car Park entrance – next to/near Cawthornes). Now a bed shop – was the Brownies + Girl Guide base in Nuneaton. Generations of yo...

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Zanzibar and Cloud 9

Where the Wing Wah is now.

Used to have good nights out with mates there. It changed into several clubs afterwards, I can't remember the names but it was best when it was Zanzibar.

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The Hippodrome

Rare - if existed now. Pleasant to see and was history that should never had been destroyed. I was born opposite.

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Abbeygate Shopping Centre

Nominated as a 'Group'. It has a great atmosphere, quite intimate, friendly people, they make time to talk. Good variety of shops.

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William White Pub

Good looking - cheap and it looks nice.

Opened in May 2010 - named after Larry Grayson (born William White)

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Old HSBC bank

Rare, Good Looking.

It's part of the town centre's character, important heritage. I do not want to see it coverted into a gambling den.

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The Town Centre

Good Looking

I love Nuneaton. It's easy to get round, very compact, very friendly.

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The Newdegate Arms Hotel

Significance to the local community

Used to be on the Heron Way precinct (now Abbeygate). My parents used to take me there to see shows, eg. Larry Grayson and Dagwood. They used to do a double act an...

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The Kiosk

A hole in the wall outside Abbeygate. It's absolutely brilliant. I always go there every time I'm in town. They are incredibly friendly people.

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Newdegate Street buildings

Group (collective relevance)

I like it because it's easy to walk through, got character. Wheelchair accessible.

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The George Eliot Statue

Significance

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The former Stanley Temperance Hotel

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The former Stanley Temperance Hotel

Now the Schoolwear centre

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The Glue Factory

Rare

I've lived here 63 years and never knew it was there. Then found out about three years ago that it used to be a glue factory.

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The Felix Holt Pub

The in crowd goes to the Felix. Good food - family friendly.

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Clock Tower, Market Place

It's good looking. It reminds me of Blackpool - Blackpool tower!

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nuneaton arts centre

many shows are put on every year. the theatre is used by students at kegs college for there drama and performing arts lessons and is ran on vulnerteers.

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The benches outside Marks and Spencers

I like to sit down and watch the world go by. Except when they water the plants! (only joking) It is central and quiet. I like to hear the music on a Saturday.

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The flower stall

Good looking.

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Dorothy Perkins

Get loads of nice clothes. Keep up to date with young.

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Barclays Bank Building

Good Looking.

Like the carving, looks like the Mary Rose. Takes you on a journey.

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The Nuneaton Market

Significance to the Local Community

Get virtually everything you need to get at reasonable prices.

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Woolworths building

Significance to the local community - generations of people working there - still a need for this shop.

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The Bondgate Hotel & The Old Coach and Horses

Significance

I remember the big clock face on the front. I used to meet people, make friends, meet new people. I came to live in Bedworth in 1949 but came into Nuneaton a lot.

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Marks & Spencers

Significance

I like M&S, I like all the underwear, clothes, fashion, food and that. If they take it away the town will be dead. I used to be a carer and that's what they liked, the food. I won't come...

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Roanne Ringway

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Co op Hall

Lovely Art Deco, very iconic building, beautiful dancefloor. Had a gallery upstairs with a bar. All the top bands used to play; Rolling Stones, Hollies, Lulu. We went every weekend. We met there on Va...

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The Old Fire Station

Rare - two Merryweather steams. Horses, next to the Harcourt Pub.

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Old Flour Mill

Good Looking.

On Mill Walk, now has a Job Centre on the site....

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Nuneaton Library

Good Looking

Location is good, light and airy.

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The United Reform Church

Good looking - if you look at the architecture it's quite distinctive. I go to the monthly suppers and the proceeds go to updating the building. People work very hard to maintain the building.

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Nuneaton Town Hall

Significance – Well made – Something

I nominate Nuneaton Town Hall, Coton Road, Nuneaton because of its significance as the Local Government Offices. Well made – constructed from local brick with sto...

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The Jail House

Significance – Rare – Good looking – Well made – Group

I nominate the Jail House, Coton Road, Nuneaton (next to the Ropewalk entrance). There’s nothing else in the Borough quite like it. It wouldn’t...

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Muffin Break

Friendly staff, good coffee. Place to spend time with my wife.

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HMV

Significance.

In the Ropewalk, only music shop in the town.

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Merryvale Pub

Significance to the local community. Something happened.

Knocked down when Ropewalk was built, roughly where Next is now....

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St Nicholas Church

Significance to the local community. Really good looking.

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The Ropewalk

Good - good bookshop, and HMV and TK Maxx, New Look - very useful centre.

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The Memorial Garden

Significance to the local community.

Reference to George Eliot. List of all the fallen soldiers.

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Registry Office

Good looking - such a pretty unique building especially with the gorgeous grounds around it.

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Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery

Rare

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Nuneaton Museum

Great presence in the park and lots to do there

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Riversley Park

Significance to the local community.

I used to work fot the parks department in 1961. I remember the Parks Superintendent and the railings. Also the river and the ice-cream kiosks.

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The Bandstand in Riversley Park

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The Riversley Park Whale

We all miss the whale!

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Coton Liberal Club

Good for the local community. I love it - fantastic - great place, great drinks.

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Riversley Park Swimming Baths / Pingles

Significance to the local community.

We used to take our son there, to the swimming baths, he's 59 now! We couldn't swim so we had to take friends with us but he loved it....

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Coton Arches

Railway bridge still in use consisting of five arches; a landmark for the town.

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Chilvers Coton Church

Architecture good - interesting approach

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The College for the Poor (old workhouse)

Significance.

The bricks were huge, it was so bleak. It was turned into an old people's home and then it was knocked down ro redevelop the George Eliot Hospital but it was never built on....

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New Hill Top Park

It's been replaced by a newer park in the same area now, but it used to be a great place to meet friends, football training.

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Arbury Hall

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Arbury Hall

Rare, Good Looking.

Arbury Hall is really beautiful and really old.

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Foxton Locks

I like water. It's 10 locks and so interesting for all people. A friend came up from Gloucester and she was absolutely mesmerised by it.

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Collycroft Working Men’s Club

Significance

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Arden Ball Room

(now Coles Furniture Centre)

Significance, Rare, Something Happened...

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Old Meeting House

Significance - The humanistic approach to religion.

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The White Swan, Bedworth

It is one of the few remaining original buildings in Bedworth. It is of well made construction and is architecturally pleasing to the eye. It is part of our heritage and should be preserved. It could...

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Almshouses

Good looking, Well Made, Significance, Rare

It is something I remember seeing growing up thinking, wow I'd like to live there!

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All Saints Church

Significance - Well Made

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Doorway Office

Doorway is a charity helping young homeless people aged 16-25yrs with accomadation and independant living skills, they make a huge difference in young people lives and offer a very important support s...

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The Civic Hall

Significance – Something happened – Group

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Bulkington Park

Significance to the local community.

The activities, netball, football, boxing, playschemes, sports activities, play area, the carnival, so much going on all the time to entertain all ages.

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Miners Welfare Park

Very close to all the local amenities

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Bedworth Water Tower

Well Made, Good Looking,

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Bedworth Skate Park

Significance (to the local community)

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Bedworth Rugby Club

Many scenes of important rugby matches (something happened), well maintained (well made). It's a place close to my heart.

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Bedworth Heath Library

Significance (to the local community)

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The Banana Bridge

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The Banana Bridge

Bridge over the A444. Love the deisgn and the sweep of it from one side to the other.

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Goodyers End Primary School

It's a nice building and I get to meet my friends there every day so that school is not so boring

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Allesley Park

Although this is not strictly speaking a building, there are a number of historic buildings within it - Allesley Hall, dove cote, walled garden. This is a fantastic place for the local community to wa...

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