New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

The Friday Photo

Posted February 22nd, 2013 by Tracey Thorne with 1 Comment

Photo by Tracey Thorne This week the Friday photo features a side view of the old Fox & Grapes pub which is a grade II listed building on Freeman Street in Birmingham city centre. The pub was closed a few years ago and is ...

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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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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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New Neighbours for Curzon Street

Posted April 26th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Created in Birmingham reports for us Here’s the “outline design” for the new BIAD campus in Eastside, as revealed on Simon Howes’ Eastside blog. Millennium Point is in the foreground and the red blob is Curzon St Station. Simon also has a top ...

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Eastside Birmingham – the plan for a school, beside Curzon Street.

Posted November 13th, 2007 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

The Minister for the West Midlands, Liam Byrne has summarised the plan, as it currently stands, for Eastside. (Download his short briefing here). It appears that the old Parcel Force site next to the Grade 1 Curzon Street Station is to be ...

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