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Dhruva Mistry's fountain stands illuminated in front of the Birmingham Council House, in Victoria Square. The fountain features the large figure of a woman, known as the Floozy in a Jacuzzi by the locals, while the classical council house dates to Birmingham Airport, City Of Birmingham, Birmingham England, Birmingham Alabama, England And Scotland, England Uk, Cool Places To Visit, Places To Go, Council House

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Dhruva Mistry's fountain stands illuminated in front of the Birmingham Council House, in Victoria Square. The fountain features the large figure of a woman, known as the Floozy in a Jacuzzi by the locals, while the classical council house dates to 1879.

People walk past a large bomb site on the corner of New Street in Birmingham, England. A large notice states that this ‘important site’ is to be reserved for the building of Grosvenor House, when conditions permit. Three members of the Women’s Auxiliary A Local History, British History, Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham England, The Blitz, Old London, Best Cities, World War Two, Wales

‘Nuisance bombing’ ends the holiday week in Britain

People walk past a large bomb site on the corner of New Street in Birmingham, England. A large notice states that this ‘important site’ is to be reserved for the building of Grosvenor House, when conditions permit. Three members of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) can just be seen in the foreground.

Freeman, Hardy and Willis on the corner of Bull Street, to the right, and with Snow Hill to the left. The Greys Department Store is prominent in the foreground. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Birmingham Shopping, Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham England, Walsall, Great Western, West Midlands, Best Cities

The lost shops of Birmingham

Do you remember these old favourites on the Birmingham shopping scene?

A nostalgic look back at Moseley Village - Birmingham Live Lost Paradise, Research Images, Birmingham Uk, Looking Back, Past, Nostalgia, 1, England, Street View

Moseley nostalgia: 21 atmospheric images show past of Tolkien’s ‘lost paradise’

As Moseley is named best urban place to live in Britain, we take a look back at the Birmingham suburb in times gone by to see how it's changed

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H, Other Places, Birmingham | Card 4044222 | England's Places | Historic England

Innes, Smith & Co, High St, Birmingham.

“Cadbury workers cycling in Bournville in 1905 © Trinity Mirror” Local History, British History, Moving To Australia, The Second City, Birmingham England, West Midlands, Travel Images, Best Cities, Old Photos

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“Cadbury workers cycling in Bournville in 1905 (@birminghammail)”

Bull Ring market hall in 1937 celebrating the Coronation of King George George V1, King George, Birmingham City Centre, Sutton Coldfield, Moving To Australia, Birmingham England, Walsall, Local History, Family History

Media Tweets by Brumpic (@Brumpic)

The latest media Tweets from Brumpic (@Brumpic). Championing the very best arts, culture & heritage in the West Mids and beyond - Contact: info@brumpic.com. Tweets by @MrDaveOram. Birmingham Bab

Birmingham Kings Norton 11th August 1976 by loose_grip_99, via Flickr Northfield Birmingham, Camp Hill, Birmingham England, West Midlands, Back In Time, England Uk, Old Pictures, Historical Photos, United Kingdom

Birmingham Kings Norton 11th August 1976

This should be viewed together with the previous photo which overlaps to the right. Together they show the four track section at Birmingham Kings Norton Station looking South towards Northfield. This shot concentrates on the fine 1849 Midland Railway buildings on the Down side, by this time disused, built before the line was quadrupled. The two tracks in view lead from the Camp Hill line to the left. Dating from the early days of the railway this building would have comprised First…