New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

The Friday Photo – Kingsway Picture House

Posted May 9th, 2014 by Tracey Thorne with 1 Comment

This week the Friday photo is the window of the old Kingsway Picture House – Cinema in Kings Heath. The Picture house is typical of the style built in the 1920s it later became a Bingo Hall from the 1980s. In 2011 ...

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The Friday Photo -Nechells Old Mill

Posted August 9th, 2013 by Tracey Thorne with 2 Comments

Goodness nearly forgot its my turn for the Friday photo luckily got a few in store. This week’s The Friday photo is of an old mill on Cato Street Nechells. If you driving from Saltley towards the city as you go over ...

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The Friday Photo – the Lock Keepers Cottage

Posted January 11th, 2013 by Tracey Thorne with 6 Comments

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 ...

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The Friday Photo

Posted December 7th, 2012 by Tracey Thorne with 1 Comment

This weeks Friday photo was taken in the East side of Birmingham city centre and features an old derelict factory – Belmont Row Works (1899). It makes a striking contrast to the landscape as much of the surrounding area  is being regenerated ...

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Ghost Art…

Posted June 10th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Ghost Art – click to see more …Sorry to disappoint those of you who were expecting a blog featuring supernatural art! This post is actually following on from my recent ‘ghost signs‘ post. ‘Ghost sign’ is the term given to the old, faded advertisements often found on ...

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