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Newman Bros Coffin Works Fleet Street

Astoness

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im looking forward to going again as well rosie...wonder if they managed to get the drop forge working again...hope so

thanks for the heads up bernie..

lyn
 
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BernardR

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Re: Newman bros coffin fitting works..

Drop forge has been refitted Lyn I put your name down to try it out.

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ellbrown

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Went past this today! Looks good!

You can access it from Lionel Street to Fleet Street (past the modern hotel)












Also seen from the canal!

 

Vivienne14

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Re: Newman bros coffin fitting works..

If you'd have said to people 20 years ago that a factory that made coffin furniture would become one of the places to visit on the Birmingham map, who'd have believed you? Just shows what can be done with a bit of imagination, lots of enthusiasm enthusiasm and the necessary cash. Looks interesting. Would like to see the artefacts when the museum opens. Viv.


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Vivienne14

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Re: Newman bros coffin fitting works..

Ha, ha Mike. But it is early days in the season! Viv.


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rosie

brummie
Those wooden stairs look a bit difficult with my dodgy knees! Is there an alternative route? If not I will just stay downstairs....not long too long to wait now.
rosie.
 

Astoness

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does anyone have any info on the opening times and prices as i cant find anything on the web about it...

lyn
 

the smiths

master brummie
Hi Lyn there is lots of information on there twitter page but in case you don't go on twitter here is some information for you.

Tel 0121 233 4790 (Newman Bros Booking Line)
[email protected]
Facebook/thecoffinworks

Monday, Closed

Tuesday-Thursday 10am-12 noon

12 noon-3pm Guided tours on the hour.
3-30-5pm self guided tours.

Late night opening on a Thursday tours at 5pm and 6pm.

Friday-Saturday
10am-12noon Self guided tours
12noon-3pm Guided tours on the hour.
3-30pm-5pm Self guided visits.

Tuesday is community day Free Admission for Residents of.....Aston, Soho, Ladywood, and Nechells with proof of residency/ postcode (eg Bank Statement, Utility Bill.

Please pre book tour to avoid disappointment by phone or email, newmanbrotherscoffinworks.org.


I think that covers most of the information but have a look on Twitter very interesting.

Adults....£5.00.
Concession....£4.00.
Child (5-16....£3.00.
Children under 5 free..
 
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Frothblower

Lubrication In Moderation
What's a matter with my wife. She says I'm morbid for wanting to go there. She want's to get a life. lol
 
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