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The mysterious case of Birmingham’s missing Victorian cast iron urinal

Andy Mabbett wants to know what happened to the listed Victorian cast iron urinal, which he acquired for Birmingham Railway Museum in 1987. Continue reading

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Come friendly bombs and fall on Birmingham Central Library

When Andy Mabbett worked in Birmingham Central Library, it was awful. Bad acoustics, stale air, inflexible, unwelcoming — and impossible to drill into. Goodbye and good riddance to the monstrosity. Continue reading

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