Portobello was a small village that grew-up along the Wolverhampton to Walsall Road on the western edge of Willenhall. It almost disappeared in the 1970s when the road was widened to form a dual carriageway and a large traffic island was built in its centre.

This section includes a brief history, some photographs and the story of a local poet:

1 A Brief History of Portobello by Bev Parker
2 Snippets from Portobello's Past by Maureen Hunt
3 The Portobello Poet by Maureen Hunt
4 Nurse Richards of Portobello by Jenny Faulkner

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