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100 Soho Hill

The Royal British Legion Club stands to the right of the picture.

107 Edward Rd

This section of the road has since been demolished. At one time Edward Road had dozens of local shops offering a wide range of goods. Today only a few remain - mostly around the junction with Cannon Hill ...

170 Belgrave Road

A yard area identified as the above but covering several addresses. The washing drying on the line and the open windows attest to a sunny day.

19A Wellington Road

More information on this house in Wellington Road would be gratefully received.

259 and 260 Great Colmore Street

Undated photograph by the Public Works Dept of Birmingham Corporation. part of the housing which had stood for many years in Lee Bank and subsequently demolished as part of the urban renewal of the area. ...

35 Summer Road, Lee Bank

The name Mitchells & Butlers can be seen over the front of 35 Summer Road, Lee Bank, and indeed directories of the time list Mrs Doreen Taylor of 35 Summer Road as a beer retailer. The photograph was ...

38th 1st Birmingham Scouts

This view is taken from Vincent Street looking towards the Moseley Road.

38th 1st Birmingham Scouts

Procession on Vincent Street. The scout headquarters was the former pub on the left of the picture.

38th 1st Birmingham Scouts

Their Scout hut was located here near the railway bridge on Clifton Road

38th Birmingham 1st Clifton Scouts

A Group picture of the 38th Birmingham 1st Clifton Scouts taken at Clifton School

53 to 56 Great Colmore Street

These houses were photographed about 1960 and would be standing somewhere about the site of St Thomas's School on Great Colmore Street. They were photographed as part of the urban renewal of the area ...

55A Lee Crescent

This is probably an old Victorian shed to the rear of 55A. As it was photographed by the Public Works dept it has almost certainly been demolished.

61 to 62 Great Colmore Street

Undated picture of numbers 61 to 62 Great Colmore Street. It probably dates from around 1960 when the Public Works Dept were photographing most of this area. These houses would have stood somewhere after ...

A knobbly knees competition in Brunswick Road

This is thought to date from the Coronation street party in 1953. Knobbly knees competitions are always associated with holiday camps such as Butlins and this was probably the inspiration for the Brunswick ...

A pint in the Woodman

This picture, by Lewis Green, was taken in The Woodman pub which used to stand on Cregoe Street until 2005. The two people in the picture are unknown but at least one local resident remembers the gentleman ...

A.T. Gittins and Son Ltd on Irving Street

This garage and car spares dealership was located at the Bristol Street end of Irving Street - just up from where the former Dome II nightclub now stands.

'Accent on Youth'

Photograph by Ruth Handley, nd. Ruth Handley(1899-1957)was renowned as a specialist in portrait photography. Mostly known for her photographs of actors and actresses who visited her Handsworth studio. This ...

Advert for Wilmot Breedon from The Despatch

This advert from 1958 sought workers to fill the following positions in the Gas Turbine Production Division: Production Grinders, Detail Fitters and Model Makers, and Toolmakers. The comapny were based ...