SP1295 : Sutton Coldfield Methodist Church, South Parade

taken 5 years ago, near to Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Great Britain

Sutton Coldfield Methodist Church, South Parade
Sutton Coldfield Methodist Church, South Parade
Sutton Coldfield Methodist Church had occupied a prominent site in the town centre since 1888. In 1926 the Sunday School moved to new buildings in South Parade. It is now the Church Centre next to the church SP1295 : Methodist Church Centre, South Parade. In 1935 the Borough Council and the Trustees agreed in principle that the Council would buy the church and convert it to a public library, while the Trustees could build a new church in South Parade. Achieving that outcome was not straightforward but a new church was built and opened on 17 October 1936. The whole story is told on the church's website: LinkExternal link Click on About Us, then A Brief History of the Building.
The view is across a corner of the bowling green next door SP1295 : Bowling Green, South Parade which has a story of its own.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Religious sites  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
Sutton Coldfield 
Postcode Area (from Tags)
B72 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 1229 9586 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.6263N 1:49.2085W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 1226 9586
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Methodist Church 

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