New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Public Parks in Birmingham

Posted October 19th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Public parks emerged in the 1830’s to improve the health of the working classes living in the over-crowded conditions of the rapidly growing industrial towns.  It was hoped that parks would reduce disease, crime, and social unrest, as well as providing “green lungs” ...

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Do you have ideas for the best charitable use of Highbury Hall and the trust land?

Posted January 24th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Highbury Hall in Birmingham by ringsofsaturnrock on flickr (click on picture for original) The Friends of Highbury Park in Moseley/Kings Heath have highlighted (in their January newsletter), that Highbury Trust is looking for proposal for new charitable uses for the land and buildings ...

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Highbury Hall – a new future?

Posted February 26th, 2009 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Highbury Hall, Moseley, by Kate&Drew on You will find a  fairly detailed piece from Cllr Martin Mulaney about the future of Highbury Hall and Chamberlain House in Moseley on the The Stirrer website, click here. He makes some interesting points about how we ...

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The Practicalities of Pulhamite.

Posted January 11th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 2 Comments

English Heritage will be be featuring Highbury Park in a new publication on Pulhamite. I tell you this because we all need to enrich our lives with a better understanding of Pulhamite – so please have a look at the excellent ...

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