Architecture · Birmingham · England

Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham

Historically the area of Jewellery Quarter has been the birthplace of many pioneering advancements in industrial technology but since the decline the area resulted in delapidation. One sector that has not declined in the jewellery sector, with numerous shops and a school and the name of course. Its old school charn still exists in these… Continue reading Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham

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Architecture · Birmingham · England

Top 10 Historical Buildings in Birmingham

Birmingham, as a city has been around for a long time and therefore is no surprise has many historical buildings. Winterbourne House and Gardens Winterbourne House and Garden are situated in leafy Edgbaston near the University of Birmingham. It is an early Edwardian 20th-century villa suburban house and garden set in 7 acres. A Grade… Continue reading Top 10 Historical Buildings in Birmingham

Architecture · Birmingham · England

Top 5 Hidden Areas to Visit in Birmingham

Like with all cities, Birmingham has hidden areas that are not obvious but are just as beautiful and just as much a must to visit when visiting Birmingham. These define what is Birmingham and are truly hidden gems. 1. Jeweller Quarter Historically, the heart of the jewellery industry, hence its name, now an up and… Continue reading Top 5 Hidden Areas to Visit in Birmingham

Architecture · England

Ironbridge – The First Iron Bridge in the World

Ironbridge is a 30 metre cast iron bridge built across the River Severn in 1779. It sits in the village of Ironbridge in the heart of the gorge, in Shropshire. It is the longest bridge to made of Iron at the time and is therefore known as beginning of the industrial revolution. Now it is… Continue reading Ironbridge – The First Iron Bridge in the World

Architecture · England

Shropshire – the birthplace of the industrial revolution

Shropshire is a county in the West Midlands, England. It borders Powys and Wrexham in Wales, Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Herefordshire. The county's population and the economy are centred on the main towns of Shrewsbury and Telford. The county has many market towns, including Whitchurch, Newport and Market Drayton. The Ironbridge Gorge area is a… Continue reading Shropshire – the birthplace of the industrial revolution