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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?

The Bull Ring in Birmingham, April I was only 4 years old. Birmingham Airport, Birmingham City Centre, The Second City, Birmingham England, Salford, The Old Days, West Midlands, Street Signs, Best Cities

A look back at Birmingham during the Swinging Sixties

This week we turn the clock back on a different decade in Birmingham, today we reach the swinging 1960s.

 Opened in 1838 and originally named Birmingham Station, the Curzon Street Station was used as a passenger station until 1893 when it became a goods only station. Closed in London Birmingham, Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham England, 2nd City, Science Museum, Old Town, Facade, Taj Mahal

Curzon Street Station: A lithograph of Hardwick's original station building seen shortly after the opening of the L & B

Lithograph. Opened in 1838 and originally named Birmingham Station, the Curzon Street Station was used as a passenger station until 1893 when it became a goods only station. Closed in 1966.

A few more from Snow Hill in its decay. Birmingham Snow Hill station ticket windows are exposed to the elements & will be issuing no more tickets to Paddington or Paignton. I wonder if all those 7 windows were manned back in the day? Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham Uk, Back In Time, Back In The Day, Hill Station, Swansea, Yesterday And Today, Past, England

Birmingham Snow Hill 15th August 1976

A few more from Snow Hill in its decay. Birmingham Snow Hill station ticket windows are exposed to the elements & will be issuing no more tickets to Paddington or Paignton. I wonder if all those 7 windows were manned back in the day?

Saturday shoppers in Old Square, Birmingham City Centre, in Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham England, Walsall, England And Scotland, Slums, Old Buildings, Old Town, Britain, Street View

Back to the Future Day: What was Birmingham like in 1985?

From miners' strikes to football riots and the Ryder Cup, there was plenty going on in Birmingham in 1985

Birmingham - INGLATERRA - Wrought iron gates at the Oratory in Edgbaston. The gates used by Pope Benedict when he visited the Oratory to beatify Cardinal Newman, who, I think, founded the oratory here. Moving To Australia, Birmingham England, Wrought Iron Gates, Interesting Buildings, The Old Days, West Midlands, Entrance, Old Things, Pope Benedict

Wrought iron gates at the Oratory in Edgbaston. The gates used by Pope Benedict when he visited the Oratory to beatify Cardinal Newman, who, I think, founded the oratory here.