In our Time

Next Thursday, 4 July at 9.00 am, BBC Radio 4 will broadcast a programme in the series “In out Time” titled “The Invention of Radio”.  The trailer for this programme can be found at

This is one BBC series that is archived and is available as a Pod-cast if you are not able to listen live.

New Street site

This site will continue to be updated as new pictures or other information becomes available.

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The site on 21 February

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Update 3 April


Aerial view of the New Street site as it was on 5 May 2013.

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Update 29 May


Update 5 June 2013


Update 13 June 2013.

The building between the 1912 building and the railway line that housed, among other things, the New Street gatehouse and connected to the 1912 building by a bridge has now been demolished.


Updates 19 June 2013 (twice)

The following pictures of Marconi house have been received from Tim Wander

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