New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Friday Photo: The Magnet Centre – Erdington

Posted June 24th, 2016 by Julie Webb with 5 Comments

The magnet club building & sports ground was original owned by the famous Witton based company GEC (General Electric Company), which was an important local employer for many years.   The building and grounds were purpose built in the 1920’s as recreational centre ...

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Friday Photo: Administration Block to the former GEC Witton Works

Posted March 20th, 2015 by Julie Webb with 14 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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