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Anne from Stirchley

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Re: Lewis's in Birmingham
« Reply #11 on: September 16, 2011, 10:13:21 PM »
One of my brothers worked there as a Saturday boy and used to take my friend and I up on the roof at lunchtime for a sandwich and a cigarette.

I have no memory whatsoever of a roof.

Gee Gee

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Re: Lewis's in Birmingham
« Reply #12 on: September 16, 2011, 10:17:45 PM »
Ann;
Take a look at Phils pics.

Anne from Stirchley

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Re: Lewis's in Birmingham
« Reply #13 on: September 16, 2011, 10:43:35 PM »
Ann;
Take a look at Phils pics.

GG, right, I did look at them earlier. I'm just saying, I have no recollection of a roof garden. Must have been nice 'cos I love anything like that.

Angela K

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Re: Lewis's in Birmingham
« Reply #14 on: September 16, 2011, 11:04:43 PM »
I can't remember there being a garden from when I was a child, perhaps we just didn't go up. It was only when my brother and I were teenagers that we used to sneak up on the roof and there was nothing like that then.
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Re: Lewis's in Birmingham
« Reply #15 on: September 17, 2011, 09:29:55 AM »
I remember lewis and the roof top our mom you to buy a turkey frame for half a crown from the food hall it use to last two days and feed 5 of us we all  use to suck the bones  ;D

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Re: Lewis's in Birmingham
« Reply #16 on: September 17, 2011, 10:08:05 AM »
I was on the roof a couple of months ago in my job capacity it,s now full of Air Handling Units.It has become 2 different buildings now Temple Court and Priory Court.When we went into town it was a real treat to go up to the Childrens Garden.Dek

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Re: Lewis's in Birmingham
« Reply #17 on: September 17, 2011, 02:57:49 PM »
One of my yound lad at Lewis's 1979.
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Re: Lewis's in Birmingham
« Reply #18 on: September 17, 2011, 05:10:51 PM »
One of my yound lad at Lewis's 1979.
   
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Anne from Stirchley

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Re: Lewis's in Birmingham
« Reply #19 on: September 19, 2011, 10:50:05 PM »
One of my yound lad at Lewis's 1979.

Fred, nice-looking boy.

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Re: Lewis's in Birmingham
« Reply #20 on: September 23, 2011, 10:44:52 AM »
Back in 1939/41 Lewis.s had a childrens Zoo up on the roof.
A donkey to give rides,a monkey that shook your hand
and I seem to remember a ccouple of nanny goats,rabbits
and parrots, Dont know what happened to it but all was closed for the war,,,,,,,,,
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Re: Lewis's in Birmingham
« Reply #21 on: October 04, 2011, 11:23:52 PM »
a photo of my jazz band appeared in the B'ham mail after playing for a Jazz perfume promotion at Lewis's ,must be about 20 years ago, i knew the then manager as we used to perform at his sports club ,which is probably why we got the gig, its definately a question about who you know !!!