This district, next to the West Coast Main Line, is dedicated to light industry, construction industry supply and 'big shed' retail. The name Bleak Hall derives from a nearby farm. The streets of Bleak Hall are named after characters and places in the book Bleak House by Charles Dickens.
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Famous quotes containing the words hall and/or bleak:
“Sweet death, small son, our instrument
Your cries and hungers document
Our bodily decay.”
—Donald Hall (b. 1928)
“Oh, nonio, Antonio!
Youre far too bleak and bonio!
And all that I wish,
You singular fish,
Is that you will quickly begonio.”
—Laura Elizabeth Richards (18501943)