The history of Redditch, like all towns, is made up of thousands, if not millions, of individual day-
In many cases it is not until many years later that these events are recorded and become the history that shaped the town.
We have used many sources to collected together a list of such events and to document them in the form of time-
As well as the Redditch Time Line, which includes all the events we have identified so far, there are separate timelines covering the period up until the New Town was started, the period of development of the New Town and the period following the dissolution of the Development Corporation and up until the present day.
Select the time-
The process of compiling this time line is an on-
Events that have helped shape the Redditch we know today.