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Friday Photo- Summer Row 

5 Jan 18

Today’s Friday Photo is of Summer Row! If you transport yourself back to 15th-century Birmingham, you would instantly see fields and woodland- a little different from 21st-century Birmingham, and this street was actually called New Road.


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Friday Photo: Symphony Hall 

30 Dec 17

Today ‘ s Friday Photo is the festive looking interior of Symphony Hall.


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Friday Photo- The Round House 

8 Dec 17

I really don’t know how I hadn’t heard of this building until about 18 months ago.


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Friday Photo: The Kingsway 

1 Dec 17

Today’s Friday photo is the sad looking Kingsway Picture House in Kings Heath.


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Friday Photo- Supreme Works 

23 Nov 17

By David Evetts 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- BCU Conservatoire 

10 Nov 17

This week’s Friday Photo is of another new building- The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, as it’s now been renamed.


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Friday Photo: The Black Horse Public House 

3 Nov 17

Today’s Friday photo is the Black Horse public house in Northfield.


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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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A year in brief 

25 Oct 17

The last year has gone fast and has been a very successful for the reserve.


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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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September volunteer work day 

10 Sep 17

There’s lots of jobs to get through on the reserve this time of year so many we could be working every weekend.


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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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Seven months on Tameside 

6 Sep 17

Our volunteers have had an exciting year with phase two of our profiling work completed, the island in the river Tame created and lots of new planting done.


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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…