New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

The Friday Photo

Posted March 1st, 2013 by Tracey Thorne with 1 Comment

Guillotine Lock photograph by Tracey Thorne This was a surprise find Guillotine Stop Lock  in Kings Norton. It originally was used to control river levels on the Stratford Upon Avon Canal where it meets the  Worcester & Birmingham Canal.  The Canal & River ...

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Launch of the Canal & River Trust

Posted July 12th, 2012 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

From the 2nd July British Waterways ceased to exist and in its place the Canal & River Trust has been set up to care for the 2,000 miles of historic waterways in England and Wales. Today marks the launch of the new ...

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My Favourite Birmingham Heritage/History Websites

Posted January 18th, 2012 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

If like me you sometimes sit at work/home/on the train, etc, etc with nothing much to do then you may be interested in the websites below.  All of them have a link into either heritage, history and/or Birmingham and all are very ...

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British Waterways looking to its future.

Posted December 3rd, 2009 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Barges on the Birmingham Canal by slack12 on flickr (click picture for original) This blog post from Stephen Bubb, the CEO of ACEVO caught my eye: I have had discussions with British Waterways about their interest in becoming a third sector organisation a currently ...

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