SP0683 : Edgbaston Road Vicinity, Birmingham 5

taken 2 months ago, near to Edgbaston, Birmingham, Great Britain

Edgbaston Road Vicinity, Birmingham 5
Edgbaston Road Vicinity, Birmingham 5
The River Rea (pronounced "ray") passing the Midlands Art Centre (a.k.a. “The MAC”). The Rea, upon which Birmingham was founded in the C7th by the Beorma tribe, rises in Waseley Hills Country Park, south-west of Birmingham, close to Junction 4 of the M5 Motorway and it merges with the River Tame near Gravelly Hill Interchange 14 miles (23 kms) from its source, with its waters eventually reaching the North Sea via the River Trent. The MAC was founded in 1962 as the Midlands Arts Centre for Young People, this enterprise project received strong support from Birmingham City Council, which provided the 8.6 acre site on the northern boundary of Cannon Hill Park. Although many of the buildings, including the art studios and two small theatres were completed by the mid-1960s the centre has been greatly extended and upgraded since then.
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Date Taken
Monday, 15 April, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 20 April, 2019
Geographical Context
Boundary, Barrier  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Suburb, Urban fringe  Water resources 
Primary Subject of Photo
River 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0662 8392 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:27.1918N 1:54.2408W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0662 8392
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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River Rea  Midland Arts Centre 

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