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The Lodge to Heathfield Hall, Handsworth - A Birmingham Gem!

The Lodge was a Gate-Keepers House to James Watt's Heathfield Hall in Handsworth, built in 1797. At 33 Radnor Road near West Drive. The hall existed from 1790 to 1927.

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St Mary's Church, Handsworth - A Birmingham Gem!

St Mary's Church can be found on Hamstead Road in Handsworth. It has 12th and 13th century origins but was mostly rebuilt in the 19th century.

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St Mary's Church, Moseley - A Birmingham Gem!

St Mary's Church is situated on St Mary's Row in Moseley Village. A Grade II listed building with origins in the 15th century. Rebuilt in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Moseley Village Green - A wonderful open space!

Moseley Village Green is situated on St Mary's Row near Alcester Road in Moseley. Moseley Farmers Market is usually held here on the last Saturday of each month.

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The Brasshouse - A Birmingham Gem!

It was built as the Birmingham Brasshouse in 1781 on Broad Street. It is now a restaurant / pub called The Brasshouse, and is the Celebrity Restaurant with Indian Cuisine. Grade II listed.

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Bournville Cricket Pavilion - A Birmingham Gem!

The Bournville Cricket Pavilion is situated near Bournville Lane in Bournville and was built in 1902, by H Bedford Tyler. It is used by the Bournville Sports & Crown Green Sports Club.

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Bournville Baths - A Birmingham Gem!

Bournville Baths is situated on Bournville Lane in Bournville, close to the Cadbury chocolate factory. Built 1902-04, by G H Lewin. A war memorial for the Cadbury Bro's workers is outside.

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St Francis of Assisi Church, Bournville - A Birmingham Gem!

Bournville Parish Church is dedicated to St Francis of Assisi. Situated near Linden Road in Bournville, completed 1925, architect W. Alexander Harvey. Built in a Basilican style.

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Bournville Carillon - A Birmingham Gem!

The Bournville Carillon is one of the finest instruments of it's kind in the world and was installed by George Cadbury in 1906 as a gift to the workers at Cadbury's.

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The Rest House, Bournville - A Birmingham Gem!

At the centre of Bournville Village Green is The Rest House. Completed in 1914 to commmemorate the silver wedding anniversary of George and Elizabeth Cadbury. Now the Carillon Visitor Centre.

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Bournville Quaker Meeting House - A Birmingham Gem!

The Friends' Meeting House in Bournville is near Linden Road and the Village Green. Built in 1905, architect W. Alexander Harvey. There is a bronze bust of George Cadbury facing the green.

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Upper Gough Street, Birmingham - Construction with Community

A major 218,000 sqft commercial office development comprising of two new offices, and the creation of a new public realm.

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Bournville Village Green - A wonderful open space!

The Bournville Village Green is in Bournville, and is around The Rest House. Between Linden Road and Sycamore Road. Surrounded by buildings from the early 20th century.

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Smithfield & Wolverley House, Digbeth, Birmingham - Construction with Community

Redevelopment of Smithfield House & Wolverley House will two new replacements providing a hotel & an aparthotel, with rooftop bar, terraces & vibrant commercial spaces.

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New Bond Street, Birmingham - Construction with Community

An ambitious inclusive & sustainable new canalside community, providing up to 762 new homes & commercial uses, with the Grand Union Canal firmly at its heart.

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The former Floodgate Street Board School, Digbeth - A Birmingham Gem!

The Grade II* listed building at the Digbeth Campus of South & City College Birmingham, on Floodgate Street, Moores Row and Milk Street. Built as the Floodgate Street Board School in 1891.

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The Church of St Peter & St Paul, Aston - A Birmingham Gem!

The Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul is situated in Witton Lane in Aston. It was the tallest building in Birmingham from 1838 to 1855. Not far from Villa Park, Aston Hall & Park.

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The Bond, Digbeth - A Birmingham Gem!

The Bond is situated close to the Grand Union Canal in Digbeth and is a former Victorian industrial factory now with conference facilities and warehouse space for creatives.

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The Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House - A Birmingham (Hidden) Gem!

The Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House is situated at the end of Banbury Street in Digbeth and was established by an Act of Parliament  in 1813

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Broad Street Walk of Stars Birmingham

The Broad Street Walk of Stars started in 2007 with the unveiling of the Star of Ozzy Osbourne. Other recipients included Jasper Carrott, Murray Walker, Frank Skinner, Julie Walters and more.

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Photographic Works, 37-55 Camden Street, Birmingham - Construction with Community

Photographic Works is a new 4 storey stepped up residential block comprising 48 one, two and duplex apartments & townhouses.

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Paragon Hotel - History and Heritage of Birmingham

Paragon Hotel is a magnificent Victorian Gothic style six-storey hotel. It was built in 1903 as Rowton House and was originally owned by Lord Rowton.

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Public Squares across Birmingham - Trails and Maps

This trails takes in 14 wonderful Public Squares and Spaces across Birmingham and takes approximately 4 hours if walking and 2 hours by cycle or scooter.

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Creativity, culture and some great parks - Birmingham's got it covered!

Birmingham with its diverse community, its creativity and its wonderful parks extends a warm welcome to all! Let us take you on a journey of exploration into all parts of our city!  

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The Fighting Cocks - A Gem of a Pub!

There has been a Pub on this site since 1750. It was originally called the ‘Fox and Dogs’ and was developed out of a village inn known as The Red Lion.

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