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Birmingham Housing Planning around 1900


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Below is a link to a publication of John Nettlefold entitled
"A Housing Policy: to which is added a lecture on housing reform delivered in the Town Hall Birmingham March 28 1906" , which describes the council's housing policy at the time . It also includes a few (very retouched ) photos, one of which I have not seen before and another which I have only seen an inferior copy of. these will be put on a post concerning Brass St. You may read or download from link.



Brummie babby
I'm looking for information on the development of the Broad Meadow Farm estate, particularly for picture of the Broad Meadow Farm and cottage as it looked before development maybe around the year 1900 onwards.


master brummie
Post 46 mentions Councillor Nettlefold


master brummie
Thanks David I was interested as I maintained their Telephone system in their Head Office in Rolfe St Smethwick in the 70/80's during my time with PO Telephones (now BT). Eric