New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

An update on Birmingham Conservation Trust: The Golden Lion

Posted March 11th, 2024 by Anne-Marie Hayes with 1 Comment

Birmingham Conservation Trust (BCT) is a building preservation trust, which means that it’s an organisation whose main aims include the preservation and regeneration of historic buildings. That’s exactly what it did with the Coffin Works back in 2024; it was brought it back ...

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Historic England reveals plans for derelict Grade-II Listed pub in Cannon Hill Park

Posted January 4th, 2024 by Anne-Marie Hayes with No Comments

Historic England has offered a £32,008 project development grant to Birmingham Conservation Trust to begin the process of bringing one of Birmingham’s most neglected, but highly significant assets back into use. The Golden Lion Inn situated in Cannon Hill Park has been abandoned ...

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A Cycle Conundrum

Posted March 14th, 2019 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

Can you help? We’ve had a enquiry come through about Birmingham’s industrial past. The gentleman is trying to assemble information on the Tildesley [Cycles] Limited company.He has been unable to find much factual information on the Internet apart from but ...

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The Cadbury Barn: loved and lost

Posted August 7th, 2017 by BCT moderator with No Comments

The ‘Cadbury Barn’, in Manor Farm Park. The Cadbury Barn, Manor Park   Almost three years to the day since George and Elizabeth Cadbury’s former home in Manor Park was burnt down, the iconic building that has become known as the ‘Cadbury Barn’ was also ...

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Could you be our new Chair?

Posted May 9th, 2016 by BCT moderator with No Comments

An invitation to become Chair of Birmingham’s award-winning architectural preservation trust For nearly 40 years, Birmingham Conservation Trust has been a leading force in preserving Birmingham’s architectural heritage.  Past projects include rescuing the city’s last court of Back to Backs, and our most ...

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Moseley Road Baths Receive American Express Funding

Posted April 28th, 2016 by BCT moderator with No Comments

The continuing campaign to keep Moseley Road Baths open has received a cash boost.  A grant of $15,000 has been provided by American Express through the World Monuments Fund. The money will be used to promote the baths through various activities leading ...

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Moseley Road Baths Update

Posted April 12th, 2016 by BCT moderator with 4 Comments

Moseley Road Baths Action Group, of which Birmingham Conservation Trust is a member, is another step closer to securing a future for the historic Birmingham baths. Last month, BCT director Simon Buteux chaired the interview panel which appointed the partnership of the National ...

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A few words about Suze Carter

Posted December 12th, 2015 by jenniwaugh with 1 Comment

Suze, unmistakeably present, second from right, along with Bob Beauchamp, former chair of BCT, Elizabeth Perkins, former Director of BCT, Simon Buteux, Director of BCT and Cllr Peter Douglas-Osborne Since I was asked to write this blog, I have been searching my memory ...

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Posted November 15th, 2015 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

Please forward this to anyone you think might be interested. INTRODUCTION For more than 90 years, Birmingham Civic Society has championed civic pride and worked to make Birmingham a better place for its citizens, visitors and workforce. Its work involves many activities some of which ...

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Two key posts in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter

Posted October 12th, 2015 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

HERITAGE/CONSERVATION: TWO KEY POSTS IN MANAGING BIRMINGHAM JEWELLERY QUARTER’S TOWNSCAPE HERITAGE PROJECT Subject to Heritage Lottery funding, the Jewellery Quarter Development Trust is seeking to appoint to two posts, based in the JQ, to lead implementation of the second stage of its exciting Townscape Heritage ...

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