New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Friday Photo: Administration Block to the former GEC Witton Works

Posted March 20th, 2015 by Julie Webb with 15 Comments

Today’s Friday photo is the Administration Block to the former GEC Witton Works, which is grade II listed.  This was built by Wallis, Gilbert and Partners (1920-22) for the General Electrical Company Ltd.  Wallis, Gilbert and Partners were the most noted designers of ...

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The Smith and Pepper Factory

Posted April 5th, 2014 by Katie Hughes with 15 Comments

In the heart of the Jewellery Quarter nestled in-between the rows of Jewellers shops is a factory frozen in time exhibiting traditional methods of Jewellery making and production. The building and its contents are a physical reminder of Birmingham’s industrial past and the ...

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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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Educating the Trustees

Posted December 7th, 2011 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

This evenings podnosh session is a real eye opener. BCT has a website cross linked to all forms of social media. These posts link to Facebook and Twitter where they get retweeted or ‘liked’ by the followers. Reminding people to use the ...

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