Edmund Street

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Edmund Street

Birmingham & Midland Eye Hospital – Church Street/Edmund Street

Opened in 1883 to accomodate the hospital’s move from Cannon Street in 1823, the building – designed by Payne & Talbot – is fortunately still standing and is a prime example of Victorian Architecture as can be seen above. As with the other City Centre hospitals – the building was insufficient to cope with today’s […]


Birmingham & Midland Ear, Nose & Throat Hospital – Edmund Street

Opening in 1891, the  Birmingham & Midland Ear, Nose & Throat Hospital in Edmund Street is one of a handful of what we would now call ‘sepcialist’ hospitals that were constructed around the City Centre during the 19th Century.  Designed by Jethro Cossins and F. B. Peacock, the building today cuts an impressive figure as […]