New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Moseley Road Baths Update

Posted April 12th, 2016 by BCT moderator 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: Prefab House Wake Green Rd

Posted June 6th, 2014 by Tracey Thorne with 3 Comments

Last year BCT Director Simon Buteux talked through a list of buildings he thought would be good to include in the Friday Photo. This week we can tick the old prefab grade II listed housing on Wake Green Rd in Moseley off ...

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The Friday Photo – Marble Angel Brandwood End Cemetery

Posted September 6th, 2013 by Tracey Thorne with No Comments

This weeks the Friday photo was taken in Brandwood End cemetery which was opened in 1899 and features a close up photograph of one of the fine marble styled angel memorials that can be found there. The memorial was for Willam Adams ...

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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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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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Conservation: heritage v environment

Posted December 16th, 2009 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

St Mary's Church Moseley from Ell R Brown on flickr (click on the picture for the original) Two types of conservationists are powering up for a confrontation over a church roof in Moseley in Birmingham.   The very successful SusMo (Sustainable Moseley) is looking ...

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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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Moseley Road Baths – Council report published.

Posted January 3rd, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Martin Mullaney has popped up the city council report on the listed swimming baths on Moseley Road. Rather than aim to keep both pools working the recommendation is to re-open the larger pool (currently closed) and to use the other space for ...

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Gutted – Moseley Road Tram Depot Offices

Posted March 13th, 2007 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

[youtube]yv2Yxk5Eegg[/youtube] This video is well worth a few minutes of your time. In it Cllr Martin Mullaney (a fomer trustee of the Birmingham Conservation Trust) takes us on a tour of the Grade II Moseley Road Tram depot offices – now empty ...

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