The Red Lion Public House, Soho Road, Birmingham - Birmingham

Public house, built 1901-2 by James & Lister Lea for the Holt Brewery Company. Built of red brick with a terracotta facade, The building is of notable completeness. Leaking roofs and windows and ingress of pigeons have caused significant problems. A new owner undertook urgent works, including repairs to roof, and gained Listed Building Consent for re-use as a public house/ restaurant. It was sold in 2016 and the new owner has plans to redevelop the site.

The Red Lion Public House, Soho Road, Birmingham - Birmingham
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: THE RED LION PUBLIC HOUSE
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1276278
  • Local Planning Authority: Birmingham
  • Site Type: Commercial > Eating and drinking establishment


  • Building Name: The Red Lion Public House
  • Street Name: Soho Road
  • Locality: Birmingham
  • County: West Midlands
  • District / Borough: Birmingham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Birmingham, Perry Barr
  • Region: West Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Commercial company