Gem Building, Hockley Hill, Birmingham

This diamond cutting and polishing works was built in 1913 at the height of the Birmingham jewellery trade. It is characteristic of the buildings in this area at the time with its many windows that increased ventilation and allowed for a better-lit interior.


West Midlands Birmingham


2000s (2000 - 2009)


edwardian architecture work industry jewellery shop manufacture clothing diversity reuse preservation change 2000s (2000 - 2009)