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Chase Terrace shown within Staffordshire
|Population||5,068 (Census 2001)|
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||West Midlands|
Chase Terrace began as a mining village in the 1860s with mines at the south side of Cannock Road. By 1884 Chase Terrace had gained a population of nearly 2,000. By 1959 all of the mines in the village had closed, by 1971 the population doubled as many people from Birmingham and the Black Country moved to Burntwood. Sankeys Corner became the commercial centre of Chase Terrace with an industrial estate, Shopping Centre and a market by 1970. A library and parish council were added by 1987.
Chase Terrace Technology College
Chase Terrace Technology College, the area's secondary school, was destroyed by fire in August 2002. There has been speculation that the fire was started by arsonists. It was rebuilt at a cost of £15m. The school is now an Arts College as well as a Technology College, having very good Arts and Technology facilities. The school has a school council and a library. It also has iMacs and various other computing technology.
- Chase Terrace Technology College
- School re-opens in August 2004
- Fires in 2002
- School destroyed by fire in August 2002
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