Go

Our Features

This page gives you access to a searchable and growing list of places and topics that will be of interest.

Each feature includes maps/trails, a gallery, links and contacts.

Search by passion or scroll and explore our features

Quay+Place+-+Modern+Architecture
Passions shared

Quay Place - Modern Architecture

Quay Place on Broad Street

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: Construction & regeneration, Modern Architecture
Connect with us
The+Broad+Street+Presbyterian+Church+(Now+%27Pop+World%27)+-+Classic+Architecture
Passions shared

The Broad Street Presbyterian Church (Now 'Pop World') - Classic Architecture

The Broad Street Presbyterian Church (Now 'Pop World') - Classic Architecture

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Metropolitan+House+at+Five+Ways+-+a+Modern+Architecture+Gem
Passions shared

Metropolitan House at Five Ways - a Modern Architecture Gem

Metropolitan House at Five Ways

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: Modern Architecture
Connect with us
The+Canal+House+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

The Canal House - A Birmingham Gem!

The Canal House is at Gas Street Basin near Bridge Street in Westside, Birmingham. It was formerly a pub called The James Brindley. Renovated and opened in 2017.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Food & drink, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
The+Flapper+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

The Flapper - A Birmingham Gem!

The Flapper is a public house at Cambrian Wharf in Birmingham. Located on Kingston Row, and close to the Civic Centre Estate. Was formerly called The Flapper & Firkin.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Food & drink, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
The+Distillery+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

The Distillery - A Birmingham Gem!

The Distillery is a public house at the Roundhouse in Sheepcote Street in Westside, Birmingham. Formerly called the Fiddle & Bone. Closed in 2004, reopened in 2015, renamed in 2017.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Food & drink, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Tap+%26+Spile+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

Tap & Spile - A Birmingham Gem!

The Tap & Spile is a public house at Gas Street Basin in Birmingham. In a pair of Grade II listed buildings dating to the early 19th Century.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Food & drink, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Canalside+Bar+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

Canalside Bar - A Birmingham Gem!

Canalside Bar is a cafe by day and cosey bar by night! Located at the Worcester Bar at Gas Street Basin in Birmingham, in a canal side cottage dating to 1770.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Food & drink, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
The+Bulls+Head+(City+Tavern)+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

The Bulls Head (City Tavern) - A Birmingham Gem!

The Bulls Head (formerly called the City Tavern) is a public house at the corner of Bishopsgate Street and Tennant Street in Westside, Birmingham. Built in 1901 of red brick and terracotta.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Food & drink, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
O%27Neill%27s%2c+Broad+Street+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

O'Neill's, Broad Street - A Birmingham Gem!

O'Neill's is a chain of Irish pubs. Their pub on Broad Street, at the corner of Granville Street was built as The Granville in 1923, designed by Arthur Edwards.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Food & drink, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
The+Figure+of+Eight+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

The Figure of Eight - A Birmingham Gem!

The Figure of Eight is a JD Wetherspoon Free House located on Broad Street, opposite Brindleyplace. Art Deco building built in 1932 as a car showroom. Designed by Bernard G Warr.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Food & drink, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
50+Sheepcote+Street+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

50 Sheepcote Street - A Birmingham Gem!

The former offices of the South Staffordshire Waterworks Company, built 1931-2 at 50 Sheepcote Street. Near Essington Street. Brasshouse Languages was here from 1985 to 2016.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Statue+of+Claude+Auchinleck+at+Five+Ways
Passions shared

Statue of Claude Auchinleck at Five Ways

Outside of Park Regis Birmingham, the hotel near the top of Broad Street at Five Ways is the statue of Claude Auchinleck. Made in the mid 1960s, it was relocated during the redevelopment.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Art; Culture & creativity, Shopping, Travel & tourism
Connect with us
Brunswick+Square%2c+Brindleyplace+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

Brunswick Square, Brindleyplace - A Birmingham Gem!

Brunswick Square is the lesser known of the three public squares at Brindleyplace in Westside, Birmingham. It is near Five and Eleven Brindleyplace and Hilton Garden Inn.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: Modern Architecture, Squares and public spaces
Connect with us
Islington+House+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

Islington House - A Birmingham Gem!

Islington House was built on Broad Street, Birmingham in 1814 for Rice Harris as the Islington Glassworks. A century later the Outpatients Dept of the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Health & wellbeing, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
The+Crescent+Theatre+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

The Crescent Theatre - A Birmingham Gem!

The Crescent Theatre is currently situated on Sheepcote Street at Brindleyplace (from 1997). It is one of the oldest theatre companies in the City. They begun as the Municipal Players in 1924.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Art; Culture & creativity, Modern Architecture, Music & musicians
Connect with us
Birmingham+and+Beyond+-+Views+from+the+Library+of+Birmingham
Passions shared

Birmingham and Beyond - Views from the Library of Birmingham

This feature is to showcase photography taken from the Library of Birmingham by community enthusiasts and visitors.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: Photography, Travel & tourism, People & community, Modern Architecture, Squares and public spaces
Connect with us
The+Lego+Giraffe+-+Public+Art+in+the+City!
Passions shared

The Lego Giraffe - Public Art in the City!

This public art is a full size giraffe made of yellow, brown and black oversized Lego bricks and it can be found outside the Legoland Discovery Centre at the Utilita Arena.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: Art; Culture & creativity, Travel & tourism
Connect with us
The+Black+Sabbath+Bench+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

The Black Sabbath Bench - A Birmingham Gem!

The Black Sabbath bench is a celebration of the pioneering success of the Birmingham Heavy Metal band on Broad Street on the now named Black Sabbath Bridge over the canal.

 

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Art; Culture & creativity, Photography, Travel & tourism, Music & musicians
Connect with us
Holliday+Street+Aqueduct+-+a+Canal+Network+Gem!
Passions shared

Holliday Street Aqueduct - a Canal Network Gem!

The Holliday Street Aqueduct is on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal, and built in 1870. It is now close to The Mailbox, Arena Central and Gas Street Basin. Grade II listed.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Rivers, lakes & canals, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
The+Brewmaster%27s+House+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

The Brewmaster's House - A Birmingham Gem!

The Brewmaster's House is next to The ICC and opposite Brindleyplace. It was built in 1816 and was the first Birmingham Conservation Trust restoration project to be completed in 1984.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
The+Brasshouse+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

The Brasshouse - A Birmingham Gem!

It was built as the Birmingham Brasshouse in 1781 on Broad Street. It is now a restaurant / pub called The Brasshouse, and is the Celebrity Restaurant with Indian Cuisine. Grade II listed.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Food & drink, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Broad+Street+Walk+of+Stars+Birmingham
Passions shared

Broad Street Walk of Stars Birmingham

The Broad Street Walk of Stars started in 2007 with the unveiling of the Star of Ozzy Osbourne. Other recipients included Jasper Carrott, Murray Walker, Frank Skinner, Julie Walters and more.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: Civic pride, Art; Culture & creativity, Sport & leisure, People & community, Music & musicians
Connect with us
National+Sealife+Centre+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

National Sealife Centre - A Birmingham Gem!

The National Sealife Centre is situated at Brindleyplace in Birmingham, between Three and Four Brindleyplace, and near the canals. Opened in 1996.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: Environment & green action, Travel & tourism, Modern Architecture, Rivers, lakes & canals
Connect with us
Baskerville+House+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

Baskerville House - A Birmingham Gem!

Built in 1938 in the Art Deco style, Baskerville House, previously called the Civic Centre, is a former civic building in Centenary Square. The building is steeped in history.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Show more