Tagged: Birmingham Wholesale Markets

Wholesale Memory

Birmingham’s markets were established by Royal Charter in 1166; the Wholesale Market opened in 1883, with the current market buildings opening in February 1974. As they will soon disappear to make way for the...

Gap in the Market

When: until Sunday 19th July 2015 Where: Unit 23, The Bull Ring Indoor Market, Edbaston Street, Digbeth The GAP in the Market is a tightly-packed programme of workshops, exhibitions, screenings, performances, talks and tours,...

Birmingham Smithfield

Birmingham Smithfield is the name of the new development planned for the Wholesale Markets site once it is relocated to Witton. Covering 14 hectares, this is a huge part of the city centre; Birmingham...

Update: Wholesale Markets Move

Birmingham City Council has been planning to relocate Digbeth’s historic Wholesale Markets since 2012. Although the Wholesale Market Traders would prefer to remain in the centre, the council’s long-term plans are to develop the...

Loss of Digbeth Wholesale Markets

Last week, the Birmingham Mail announced that the city’s wholesale market will be shut down. This is a blow for the traders, as well as Digbeth Residents Association, who have supported the two-year campaign...

Digbeth from the past and above

West Midlands Police have a plethora of historical and aerial photographs in their archives. These have been collected over the years from ground and helicopter patrols and are now available through the WMP Flickr...

Presentation at December DRA meeting

Keith Simpson, Director at Technolink (UK) Limited, gave a presentation on behalf of the Birmingham Wholesale Fresh Produce Association at DRA’s December meeting. A film of his presentation will be made available soon. In...

DRA December meeting

On Monday 10th December, Digbeth Residents Association held their final meeting of 2012 at the Old Crown in Digbeth. The meeting featured presentations on the History of the Bullring Markets from Jo-Ann Curtis, Curator...

DRA December 2012 Meeting

When: Monday 10th December 2012, 18:00 Where: The Old Crown Restaurant (access from Digbeth High Street – look out for the DRA banner stand on the day) The December meeting of Digbeth Residents Association...