Author Topic: Then & Now  (Read 123443 times)

frederick

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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #1265 on: November 19, 2019, 05:11:12 PM »
Phil,
That wedding photo was taken about 1966 and as far as I know then the Church was in tacked.
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« Reply #1266 on: November 20, 2019, 01:09:09 PM »
When I first travelled past it on a bus as a child, I read the name as, "The New Washed Row Cinema".
;D  Nice & clean!
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« Reply #1267 on: November 27, 2019, 10:22:49 AM »
After all the changes they have made in Birmingham you can still find places like this that have hardly changed at all since they were first built. This is the junction of Warwick Road and Medley Road on Greet there are 68 years between the two photos.
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RoyMcC

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« Reply #1268 on: November 27, 2019, 10:27:01 AM »
That's brilliant Phil - spot the difference. The planners must have missed this bit when looking for places to 'improve'.

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« Reply #1269 on: November 27, 2019, 10:35:27 AM »
Roy


The only remarkable difference is the houses on the right of Medley Road that have obviously been built to replace some that were bombed out during the war a few years earlier.
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JudithM

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« Reply #1270 on: November 27, 2019, 01:30:17 PM »
After all the changes they have made in Birmingham you can still find places like this that have hardly changed at all since they were first built. This is the junction of Warwick Road and Medley Road on Greet there are 68 years between the two photos.
I do like how shops were adorned with their advertising back then.
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« Reply #1271 on: November 27, 2019, 01:36:58 PM »
My Father was born just round the corner from Medley Rd in Bertha Rd.
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« Reply #1272 on: November 27, 2019, 01:42:19 PM »
I do like how shops were adorned with their advertising back then.

Yes, great work for signwriters. I wonder if you'd still find the advertising on Spratt's if you removed a few layers of paint.

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« Reply #1273 on: November 27, 2019, 01:47:20 PM »
Yes, great work for signwriters. I wonder if you'd still find the advertising on Spratt's if you removed a few layers of paint.
Yes!  Like how the find medieval art in whitewashed churches  :)
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« Reply #1274 on: December 05, 2019, 04:28:16 PM »
Here we Have Bull Street in the Town just before Temple Row, quite a few changes here.
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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #1275 on: December 05, 2019, 06:52:19 PM »
Brill, Brill, Brilliant, Phil.
What a time it was in the older view.