New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Titanic and Birmingham – Soho Foundry Exhibition

Posted April 10th, 2012 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s maiden voyage from Southampton to New York. Titanic was one of three ‘Olympic Class’ liners commissioned by the White Star Line to be built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Construction on Titanic ...

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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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