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Named after Horace Barks, the Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent in the 1950's
Botany Bay Road
Botany Bay Road ran alongside the Botany Bay Colour works that was built over by the Mayfield Drive development. Brickhouse Street
Brickhouse Street is named after Josiah Wedwood's second potworks (named the Brickhouse or Bell Works) in Burslem.
The Bridle Path was the route of coal carts from Hanley Hayes Colliery to the Hanley-Cheadle Turnpike Road. The exploitation of the coal seams under the estate - reflected in the names of the fields: “Coal Pit Field” and “Slack Pit Field”