J.W. Evans Silver Factory in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter contains over a 100 years of history, a silverware factory founded in 1881 by Jenkin Evans and remained with the Evans family for four generations. Last month myself and other volunteers from BCT were ...read more
The Britain From Above project started in 2011 and is a four year project aimed at conserving 95,000 of the oldest and most valuable photographs in the Aerofilms collection, dating from 1919 to 1953. With the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund ...read more
Last week we received the exciting news that we have been granted planning permission and listed building consent for the restoration scheme at Newman Brothers Coffin Fitting Works.
What that means is that we can start drawing down Heritage Lottery and English Heritage funding ...
The largest ever research project into the condition of England’s industrial heritage has been published by English Heritage this month together with the annual Heritage at Risk Register.
The research into England’s industrial heritage has revealed that listed buildings are more at risk ...
We aren’t blowing our trumpet (well, only a bit) – these comments are from visitors who had a wonderful time on Friday and Saturday – Heritage Open Days – on tours of Newman Brothers Coffin Fittings Works. They delved into its rich ...read more
It’s that wonderful time of year again when hidden heritage comes to light and when you can get in free at places that normally charge. Heritage Open Days take place from 8th – 11th September. All over Birmingham places will be opening ...read more
Restored in the 1980s, the double gabled frontage of Bell's Farm requires some repair
The restoration of the fire damaged rear wing at Bell's Farm will revitalise the whole place
Fantastic news today that the restoration work will start at the wonderful 17th century ...