West Moors: Today ... & Yesteryear

Station Road shops early 20th centuryEarly 20th century Station Road
Early years Moorland RoadEarly years: Moorland Road
St Marys school: 1900sSt. Mary's school 1900s
Station between the warsStation between the Wars

Looking back at Westmoors past!

Village Trail

A look at the 'built' environment across West Moors - with some historic notes.
The 'Trail' is split into two sections:
   Part I : along Station Road from the Uddens in the south, through the centre of West Moors, past the Memorial Hall and on to the north of the Fuel Depot.
   Part II : along Pinehurst Road from its junction with Station Road to the Ringwood Road / A31.


Nature Trail

And to complement the above - a description of the natural  world across the community with some history & links to useful sites of further information.


Walks and open spaces

A shorter file, which looks as areas of recreation suitable for walking or other similar activities.
Riverside Walk, Castleman Trailway, Forestry Plantation, Woolslope Recreation Area, and the Petwyn.


West Moors History

Read a little about our history with photographs that we have available to illustrate the story.


World War I Centenary Project

An analysis by Pete Holden looking at the residents of West Moors caught up in the Great War.


Remembrance in West Moors

A short note describing the story surrounding the village War Memorial.


Additional notes regarding the names inscribed on the Memorial


Our Churches history

A small booklet detailing the history of the churches in our midst.


Our Railway history

A small booklet detailing the history of the railway that once served the area.


Railway anniversaries

1847 and 1867 are two notable dates in the railway history - read on!


West Moors Parish Plan

Although this document was issued back in 2007, it is still relevant with much useful information. 


West Moors during the Coronavirus pandemic: March 2020 - March 2022

A collection of regular entries in the web diary maintained during the Covid-19 pandemic.