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WAKE GREEN ROAD PREFABS – MY LIFE IN ONE 

3 Nov 17

Terry Bates, a past resident of the Wake Green Road prefabs, recalls his youth spent there: Much has been written about these buildings that were erected as a temporary measure in 1945.


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Friday Photo: The Big Peg 

27 Oct 17

Today’s Friday photo is of the Big Peg, in the Jewellery Quarter.


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Friday Photo: The Supreme Works 

20 Oct 17

This distinctive building by the architect Holland Hobbiss sits on Soho Hill in Birmingham, not far from Soho House.


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Friday Photo- New HSBC Building 

13 Oct 17

This week’s Friday Photo is of the new HSBC building on Broad Street.


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Victorian Bandstand, Cannon Hill Park 

6 Oct 17

Today’s Autumnal Friday photo is of the Grade II listed Victorian bandstand, situated in Cannon Hill Park.


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Friday Photo: New Hall Mill 

30 Sep 17

Today’s Friday photo is of New Hall Mill in Sutton Coldfield.


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Friday Photo- The New Smethwick Pumping Station 

22 Sep 17

This week’s Friday Photo is by Dave Evetts.


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Friday Photo: St Peter’s Church 

8 Sep 17

Today’s Friday photo is St Peter’s Church in Harborne.


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Friday Photo: Sovereign Hall, Frederick Street, JQ. 

1 Sep 17

Today’s Friday photo is Sovereign Hall on Frederick Street in the Jewellery Quarter.


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Friday Photo- Central Fire Station 

25 Aug 17

Blog by Dave Evetts At the bottom of Corporation Street in the city centre, across the multiple lanes of traffic on the Queensway, stands an impressive white tower.


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First steps to secure future of Birmingham’s post-WWII living treasures 

17 Aug 17

Birmingham Conservation Trust, in partnership with the Twentieth Century Society and the Prefab Museum will carry out work to consider how best to preserve the Wake Green Road prefabs in the Birmingham suburb of Moseley, thanks to a £4,000 grant …


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Friday Photo: Steelhouse Lane Lock Up 

11 Aug 17

Today’s Friday photo is the Steelhouse Lane Lock Up.


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The Cadbury Barn: loved and lost 

7 Aug 17

The ‘Cadbury Barn’, in Manor Farm Park.


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Friday Photo: Victorian Public Convenience, Livery Street/Lionel Street. 

4 Aug 17

Today’s Friday Photo is a cast iron Victorian Urinal built in an Arch of Snowhill Railway Bridge, positioned on the corner of Livery Street and Lionel Street.


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Friday Photo- Lightwoods House  

28 Jul 17

Although, this post says it’s by Anne-Marie Hayes, I’m in fact an imposter, because this is Dave Evetts’ first ever Friday Photo post for Birmingham Conservation Trust, and it’s a good one! Lightwoods House in Bearwood faces Harborne across…


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Friday Photo- The Grosvenor Room at the Grand Hotel 

23 Jul 17

You may remember a couple of years ago, I did a Friday Photo on the Grand’s exterior.


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Friday Photo: Our Lady Help of Christians 

16 Jul 17

This weeks Friday photo is Our Lady Help of Christians in Tile Cross.


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Friday Photo: The Moat House Sutton Coldfield 

7 Jul 17

Today’s Friday photo is the Grade II* listed Moat House situated on the Lichfield Road in Sutton Coldfield.


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Friday Photo- Summer Lane 

30 Jun 17

I took this photo on a sunny morning in February of this year, and I just thought it had so much potential to be brought back to life.


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Friday Photo: St Michael and All Angels’ Church 

23 Jun 17

Today’s Friday photo is of the sleepy little church of St Michael and All Angels in Cofton Hackett.


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Friday Photo: Collingwood Centre, Pheasey. 

17 Jun 17

Today’s Friday photo is the Collingwood Centre in Pheasey, Great Barr.


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Friday Photo- Deakin and Francis Building, the home of James Watt! 

9 Jun 17

Nestled away in the Jewellery Quarter is the former home of the steam engine inventor and co-father of the Industrial Revolution, James Watt, who lived here between 1777-1790.


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Friday Photo: RC Church of St Dunstan 

2 Jun 17

Today’s Friday photo is of the Roman Catholic church of St Dunstan in Kings Heath.


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Friday Photo: Ss Peter and Paul Church, Aston-juxta-Birmingham 

26 May 17

Today’s Friday photo is the church of Ss Peter and Paul, Aston-juxta-Birmingham.


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Friday Photo- Saturday Bridge 

19 May 17

Today’s Friday Photo should probably be aptly called ‘Saturday’ photo.