Gem Building, Hockley Hill, Birmingham

Gem Building, Hockley Hill, Birmingham
Photograph taken July 2001 © Copyright Historic England Archive ref: AA023523

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.

Location

West Midlands Birmingham

Period

2000s (2000 - 2009)

Tags

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