3 Facts About Aston

1. From 1956 to 1969, Aston Cross was the Midlands base of television broadcaster ATV which had its Alpha Studios on Aston Road North.

2. South Aston was designated a renewal area whilst a new town to the west of this.

3. Old buildings which became popular within Aston included the Aston Hippodrome and the Bartons Arms public house.