Vintage Film & Old Photos Of Birmingham 1950-1989

Bull Ring Centre Opened (1964)

British Pathé: Published to YouTube on 13 Apr 2014. 

Full title reads: “Birmingham. Bull Ring Centre Opened”. 

Inside the centre we see a yacht display, butcher’s shop, and an electrical shop with a display of TVs, radios and electric guitars.

Then we see the outdoor market, still part of the city centre despite the new shopping centre.

Next, a car turns off the main road into the Bull Ring Auto Park. The car is pushed onto a trolley and down to a parking bay.

Now we visit the covered bus station, built into the centre. The nearby escalator takes arriving passengers up to New Street and Small Brook.

Inside the shopping centre there’s an aviary. A small boy enjoys a model motorcycle ride.

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  • Page 5    Sixties Birmingham (1960s)
  • Page 6    Birmingham Bullring At Christmas (1963)
  • Page 7    Birmingham Town Centre (1964) 
  • Page 8    Bull Ring Centre Opened (1964)
  • Page 9    Birmingham Town Centre (1964)
  • Page 10  Bull Ring Shopping Centre (1965) 
  • Page 11  Old Birmingham Postcards (1960s/1970s)
  • Page 12  Birmingham 1970
  • Page 13  Remembering Old Kong Bullring Birmingham (1972)
  • Page 14  Pubs and Clubs of Birmingham (1970s & 1980s)
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  • Page 16  Pub and Club Scene in Birmingham (1970s & 1980s)
  • Page 17  A Drive Around Central Birmingham Bullring (1981)
  • Page 18  Bullring Market, Birmingham (1981)
  • Page 19  A Drive Along Birmingham Hagley Road and Broad Street (1981)
  • Page 20  Telly Savalas Looks at Birmingham (1981)
  • Page 21  Birmingham (1987)

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