New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Highbury Hall – a new future?

Posted February 26th, 2009 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Highbury Hall, Moseley, by Kate&Drew on www.flickr.com You will find a  fairly detailed piece from Cllr Martin Mulaney about the future of Highbury Hall and Chamberlain House in Moseley on the The Stirrer website, click here. He makes some interesting points about how we ...

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News from Newman Brothers

Posted February 12th, 2009 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

The plating room is one of the areas being cleaned of chemical contamination We are delighted to be able to tell you that this new year is off to a positive start at the former Newman Brothers Coffin Fittings Works on Fleet Street ...

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Sandwell wants to get shut of historic gates.

Posted November 4th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 17 Comments

Soho Foundry – home of the Henry Pooley Gates (image from Wikipedia) Apparently Sandwell council will be pleased to see the famous Grade II Henry Pooley Gates held at the Avery Museum at Soho Foundry (part of the “Silicon Valley of the 18th ...

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Planning Approval Granted for Newman Brothers’ Coffin Works

Posted October 16th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

Heather Broadbent of AWM with our Director Elizabeth Perkins outside Newman Bros. on Fleet Street We have just heard some great news: our project at Newman Brothers has been granted planning approval. Above you see Heather Broadbent of AWM with our director Elizabeth ...

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More money for Aston Hall

Posted October 8th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

Aston Hall, image by Martin Hartland A news release from Birmingham City Council tells us that a further £300,000 has been made available for the restoration project at Aston Hall. The council writes: A  much  loved local landmark is set to receive a £300,000 ...

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Birmingham’s Retort House to become a base for homeless people.

Posted September 28th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 2 Comments

Gas Retort House, image from wikipedia. Earlier this month the homeless charity Crisis reported that they have secured a two million pound investment from the Department of Communities and Local Government to help turn the Grade II* former Retort House in Gas Street ...

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Birmingham has 2 of Britain’s 10 most endangered Victorian Buildings

Posted September 25th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Moseley Road Baths in Balsall Heath and the Red Lion Pub in Handsworth have made it onto a list of the Victorian Society’s 10 most endangered buildings in the UK. The list was a product of a public vote and campaign. As ...

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Birmingham Heritage Forum Google Map

Posted August 21st, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

We should have linked to this wonderful resource from the Birmingham Heritage Forum a while ago. It is a google map of heritage sites in the city: View Larger Map

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Is Euston Arch going to be rebuilt?

Posted August 18th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Blognor Regis points us to this interesting piece in the Daily Telegraph about Dan Cruickshank’s campaign to see Euston Arch Rebuilt when Euston Station is redeveloped sometime during or after 2012. The website provides some context: The failure to save the arch ...

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Bournville Lane swimming baths public open day.

Posted August 10th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

The pool by co-op historian on Flikr If you want to see inside this Grade II listed building then the Stirchley Neighbourhood Forum has negotiated a one hour window of opportunity between 11am and noon this Tuesday 12th August 2008. For more please look ...

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