Views of Digbeth old and new

Regular readers will know that I love sharing an old picture or two, and there are more than enough to go around considering Digbeth is the birthplace of Birmingham.

We’ve recently been treated to a few gems from the Birmingham Mail’s archives; a picture of the Custard Factory while it was still making that nostalgic tasty yellow powder, and a view of the old Bullring Centre from 1986:



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Stepping out of the archives for just a moment, Digbeth resident and keen amateur photographer Lisa Zdravkovic posted some more recent, but no less amazing, views of Birmingham from our beloved Digbeth on her blog:

Thursday 16th January 2014

Wednesday 18th December 2013

We’re always keen to share the interests of our members; if you have any pictures or hobbies you’d like to share, get in touch by emailing

Pamela Pinski

Digbeth and Proud

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