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Collection by Nick Plotnek

Nick Plotnek
'Trendy OK?' - Pictures of Birmingham - Flashbak Home History, Local History, Birmingham City Centre, Old Pub, Birmingham England, 2nd City, Old Street, Best Cities, Old Town

'Trendy OK?' - Pictures of Birmingham 1976-1987 - Flashbak

These wonderful pictures of a much-changed Birmingham were taken by David Rostance. These photos portray a time when the Birmingham Mail puts it: There was no Selfridges or Harvey Nichols, no Bullring as we know it today. Instead you had to take your life into your hands as you ventured through the city’s subway shops … Continue reading "‘Trendy OK?’ – Pictures of Birmingham 1976-1987"

Photograph of the century Digbeth Tripe House, Birmingham. (Photograph of the old Digbeth Tripe House, Birmingham (long demolilshed)) Local History, British History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Black Country Living Museum, Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham England, West Midlands

Photograph of the 16th century Digbeth Tripe House, Birmingham

Photograph of the old Digbeth Tripe House, Birmingham (long demolilshed)

The story behind the 18 original streets which made up Birmingham - Birmingham Live Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham Uk, Walsall, Modern Family, Family History, Old Town, Past, England, Taylors

The story behind the 18 original streets which made up Birmingham

This is when the city had a total of just 18 streets - do you live or work in any of these?

Birmingham hippodrome from small brook Queensway 1960 Birmingham City Centre, The Second City, Birmingham England, Mirror Pic, Scaffolding, Big Ben, Places To See, 1960s

This is what Birmingham was like in the 1960s

Clint Eastwood on Smallbrook Queensway, Malcolm X in Smethwick - this is Birmingham and the Black Country in the 1960s.