I’ve got a bit behind with the Friday photo due to Christmas but we are back. Every Friday we will post a heritage photo taken in Birmingham. Suggestions welcome or send us your photos?
Last year one of the Friday Photos featured Belmont Row Works which provides a dramatic landmark to the Eastside of Birmingham City Centre. This week’s photo is taken to the south of the Works and features the old Lock Keepers Cottage. The Lock Keepers Cottage (34 Belmont Row) is a 19th Century narrow fronted house which sits opposite the canal bridge. It provides another focal point at the bottom of Belmont Row.
It was occupied right up to development started as part of Birmingham City Council’s Big City Plan, which led to significant regeneration of the Eastside of the city. It would be good to capture the story of this cottage and who lived there?
34 Belmont Row- Lock Keepers Cottage
Photo by Tracey Thorne