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West Midlands Highlights

Explore the stories below to see a range of projects and news from our work across the West Midlands. Check back each month for new events and follow us on Twitter @HE_WestMids for our latest news.
  • Public Baths, Moseley Road, Birmingham

    Grant for Moseley Road Baths

    Historic England grants £659,448 to Birmingham City Council to pay for urgent repairs to the Gala Pool roof.

  • Three men in hi-vis clothing, hard hats and protective aprons and goggles, look up to pose for a photo during a brick-making training session.

    Students Get Hands-On at Iconic Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings

    Students gain hands-on experience of traditional construction methods using 18th-century Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings as a site for hands-on learning.

  • Row of prefab houses with unmown grass in front and trees behind.

    Birmingham’s Prefabs

    Historic England is funding research into how to best conserve and restore the Wake Green Road prefabs in the Birmingham suburb of Moseley.

  • Two John Randall male pupils dress as miners during a class about mining heritage

    Pupils Discover Mining Heritage

    Pupils from Telford and Wrekin discover their mining heritage and star in a new film together with the 'Granville Boys'.

  • Non-Conformist Chapel in London Road Cemetery, Coventry

    Safeguarding Coventry’s Heritage

    One of the largest ever single transfers of historic buildings from a local authority to a community heritage organisation was announced in November.

  • Stoke Town Conservation Area

    Conservation Areas @ 50

    Celebrating the work being done in conservation areas from around the West Midlands.

  • A member of core ROH staff viewing an exhibition of prints at Birmingham's Royal Orthopaedic Hospital.

    Kids Celebrate Hospital Bicentenary

    In Birmingham, Bournville Juniors and St Brigid’s Catholic Primary supported the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital’s Bicentenary celebrations.

  • Aerial view of Snodhill Castle

    Heritage at Risk

    Find out more about Heritage at Risk in the West Midlands, including our top 10 priority sites.

  • Typhoo Tea Packing Works, Bordesley Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, West Midlands.
General view from west.

    Uncovering Digbeth

    Discover Digbeth which charts the history of Birmingham from the medieval period to the present day.

  • Children and teachers view an exhibition of schoolchildren's heritage work.

    Heritage Schools in Halesowen

    A group of Halesowen schools exhibited their local heritage work at Halesowen College at the end of the summer term.

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