Author Topic: 55 yrs on Somethings old and tatty, some new, or renewed  (Read 8600 times)

trapio

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55 yrs on Somethings old and tatty, some new, or renewed
« on: May 11, 2014, 09:51:30 PM »
Eternally unfinished town centre

....no wonder, a long one is called NEW STREET ;D

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Re: 55 yrs on Somethings old and tatty, some new, or renewed
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2014, 09:53:49 PM »
more
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Re: 55 yrs on Somethings old and tatty, some new, or renewed
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2014, 09:57:59 PM »
and more
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Re: 55 yrs on Somethings old and tatty, some new, or renewed
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2014, 10:00:00 PM »
still more , but..

....the round white clock is still on black wall bracket - in virtual centre of photo
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Re: 55 yrs on Somethings old and tatty, some new, or renewed
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2014, 10:06:55 PM »
Cannon Hill Park...the ''shallow end''
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Re: 55 yrs on Somethings old and tatty, some new, or renewed
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2014, 10:13:05 PM »
park
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Re: 55 yrs on Somethings old and tatty, some new, or renewed
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2014, 10:14:56 PM »
more park -  also part finished - except for beautiful trees
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Re: 55 yrs on Somethings old and tatty, some new, or renewed
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2014, 10:21:23 PM »
Sad sight - but NOT beyond saving O0
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Re: 55 yrs on Somethings old and tatty, some new, or renewed
« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2014, 10:42:11 PM »
Site of MERMAID Horse Trough - it was about  twice as long as the centre of the 'bare' area
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Re: 55 yrs on Somethings old and tatty, some new, or renewed
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2014, 10:57:55 AM »
trapio,

The latest fire at the Mermaid was the second one and to be quite honest I had never seen so slipshod a restoration anywhere as the one after the first one. I was at some loss as the Building Reg's people let it slip by and open, it was only open a very short while before the second fire.
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Re: 55 yrs on Somethings old and tatty, some new, or renewed
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2014, 11:19:51 AM »
trapio,
It looks like you had a good look around while you were in Brum, and thanks for sharing your photos with us   O0
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