New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Moseley Road Baths Update

Posted April 12th, 2016 by Vicki Cox with 4 Comments

Moseley Road Baths Action Group, of which Birmingham Conservation Trust is a member, is another step closer to securing a future for the historic Birmingham baths. Last month, BCT director Simon Buteux chaired the interview panel which appointed the partnership of the National ...

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The Friday Photo

Posted January 18th, 2013 by Tracey Thorne with No Comments

Moseley Rd Baths This week’s Friday photography is inspired by the  Friends of Moseley Rd Baths and their campaign to save swimming at one of the finest Edwardian Baths in the Country. Read more about their campaign here. Fine out more about the Moseley ...

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My day volunteering for BCT at Moseley Road Baths

Posted September 27th, 2012 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

I spent a few hours on Sunday 16th September volunteering at the Moseley Road Baths in Balsall Heath, and thought I would share my experience. I arrived at the baths at 1:30, and was immediately struck with how magnificent the building looked. I ...

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Calling all residents, swimmers and families living near Moseley Road Baths in Balsall Heath

Posted August 20th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

We have organised a special ‘behind the scenes’ event, especially for the communities living local to the magnificent Edwardian Grade II* listed Moseley Road Baths in Balsall Heath – it is a chance to help shape the plans for the history and heritage-related ...

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Birmingham Conservation Trust assist in the bid for £5m to restore Moseley Road Baths

Posted June 12th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with 3 Comments

The spectacular Moseley Road Baths, in Balsall Heath, is a building of national importance. It is the oldest of only three Grade II* Listed swimming pools currently operating in Britain (there are only seven national examples!). Built in 1907 it contains rare and unique ...

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Moseley School of Art is one of of the 10 most endangered Victorian Buildings in England and Wales

Posted October 11th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 10 Comments

The BBC reports today that the Former Moseley School of Art is on the Victorian Societies list of the 10 most endangered Victorian buildings in England and Wales. The BBC says: The list of 10 was drawn up using nominations from members of the ...

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Ceramics in Birmingham

Posted June 16th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Ceramic tiles cover walls and floors, roofs and pavements, furniture and stoves, and can be seen in churches, mosques, pubs, shops, hospitals and homes in Birmingham. They are often combined with other forms of ceramics such as terracotta, faience and mosaic. Some examples ...

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New Images of Moseley Baths and a new open day.

Posted August 10th, 2009 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 2 Comments

Moseley Road Pool Birmingham, No 1 Mens Pool, from editorialgirl I’m going to cheat and quote in full from Jon Bounds post: Beautiful set of pics from inside Moseley Road Baths from this weekend’s Birmingham Flickr meet. They’re the work of Emma Jones,  who ...

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Moseley Road Preservation Society

Posted November 16th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

Moseley School of Art, Moseley Road. Image Courtesy of Brett Wilde A new group has sprung up on the internet.  The Moseley Road Preservation Society is organising partly through the social networking website Facebook.  To see what they’re up to you will ...

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Birmingham has 2 of Britain’s 10 most endangered Victorian Buildings

Posted September 25th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Moseley Road Baths in Balsall Heath and the Red Lion Pub in Handsworth have made it onto a list of the Victorian Society’s 10 most endangered buildings in the UK. The list was a product of a public vote and campaign. As ...

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