New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Friday Photo – Assay Office, Newhall Street

Posted December 13th, 2019 by Dave Evetts with No Comments

Some of you may be getting gold or silver in your Christmas stocking this year. You can be sure that all Five Gold Rings really are gold by checking the hallmarks. These impressions are applied by one of the UK’s four Assay ...

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Friday Photo – Langley Maltings

Posted August 23rd, 2019 by Dave Evetts with 1 Comment

Langley Maltings, Western Road, Oldbury Langley Maltings in Oldbury was seriously damaged by arson in 2006. This view from the Titford Canal shows the ends of the two parallel malthouses and a set of kilns between them. Walking along a curving towpath on ...

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Friday Photo- The National Provincial Bank

Posted May 6th, 2016 by Anne-Marie Hayes with 1 Comment

Today’s Friday Photo is of a building you have probably walked past and even possibly frequented. It may also look like a recent Friday Photo I shared back in February, which was of the Midland Bank. Well this building actually stands opposite, ...

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Friday Photo: Centenary Square

Posted November 14th, 2014 by Julie Webb with No Comments

Today’s Friday photo is  a view of Centenary Square from the Library of Birmingham’s Secret Garden.  The photo features the Birmingham Wheel overlooking the beautiful Symphony Hall and the imposing  Hyatt Regency Hotel.    The square is beginning to look very Christmassy now ...

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Friday Photo: Coffin Works

Posted October 24th, 2014 by Julie Webb with No Comments

  Friday Photo: Coffin Works I have volunteered for BCT for several years now, but recently joined the Friday Photo team.  As we have finally reached the day of the launch party for the Newman Brothers  at the Coffin Works,  today’s Friday photo could ...

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The Friday Photo: Gosta Green

Posted April 4th, 2014 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

I post this week’s Friday Photo with my friend and colleague Tracey Thorne in mind. For the ghost sign, rather than the building being a pub! The Gosta Green is found on the Aston University campus. The ghost sign on the side ...

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