Author Topic: Then & Now  (Read 93939 times)

robx52

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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #836 on: September 29, 2017, 04:40:22 PM »
Judith i have never heard that saying, but it certainly fits. Made me smile.

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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #837 on: September 29, 2017, 08:45:48 PM »
Quite an interesting thread Phil.  Many then places I was able to recognize but most of the now were unrecognisable.  Those that were was due to seeing the photo beforehand.
Thanks for you good work.
best wishes,  Alan

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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #838 on: June 12, 2018, 04:01:18 PM »
Here we are looking from what is now Centenary Square toward Chamberlain Square, from the 1950's up to last year 2017.
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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #839 on: June 12, 2018, 08:35:14 PM »
Here we are looking from what is now Centenary Square toward Chamberlain Square, from the 1950's up to last year 2017.



Yes Phil and what an almighty EYESORE it is
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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #840 on: June 12, 2018, 08:39:18 PM »

Yes Phil and what an almighty EYESORE it is


Yes Scipio, but given the choice between that and what we have now I know what my choice would be.
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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #841 on: June 12, 2018, 08:43:02 PM »

Yes Scipio, but given the choice between that and what we have now I know what my choice would be.



Phil I still prefer the old view with Easy row in view, the way it used to be . Much more easier on the eye
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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #842 on: June 12, 2018, 08:48:40 PM »

Phil I still prefer the old view with Easy row in view, the way it used to be . Much more easier on the eye


You will get no argument from me on that statement.
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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #843 on: June 12, 2018, 08:52:41 PM »

You will get no argument from me on that statement.



Gratitudes all round then Phil
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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #844 on: June 13, 2018, 01:30:04 PM »

Phil I still prefer the old view with Easy row in view, the way it used to be . Much more easier on the eye

Same here.
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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #845 on: January 15, 2019, 07:09:09 PM »
Smallbrook Ringway approaching the Hill Street / Hurst Street junction, from the 1950's up until the present.
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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #846 on: January 15, 2019, 07:31:53 PM »

I find it thought provoking that I watched these flats being built on the Kellett Road estate in Nechells in the late 1950's. Now less than some 60 years later they are gone and it's as if they never existed not even having half the life span of the slum hovels that they were built to replace. What did they do but replace one slum with another only to replace that with something that looks to me well on the way to being another slum.

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