New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Birmingham’s Retort House to become a base for homeless people.

Posted September 28th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 2 Comments

Gas Retort House, image from wikipedia. Earlier this month the homeless charity Crisis reported that they have secured a two million pound investment from the Department of Communities and Local Government to help turn the Grade II* former Retort House in Gas Street ...

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A Visit to Soho Foundry

Posted June 2nd, 2007 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 2 Comments

Soho Foundry May 2007 - Image Ted Rudge Expect interesting developments over the next couple of years for Soho Foundy, a place which Simon Baddeley describes as “part of a Silicon Valley of the 18th century”. (The picture was taken by Ted ...

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