Birmingham had been a small manufacturing centre for many centuries, but the Industrial Revolution led to great expansion. The town became the centre for metal-working in the West Midlands. In many ways this is surprising because there was never any coal or iron ore in the city. These raw materials all had to be brought from the Black Country - the area around Dudley, Walsall and Wolverhampton. Nevertheless, the better road communications which Birmingham enjoyed helped it to become dominant from an early date. This walk charts the changing fortunes of the Jewellery Quarter from when the area was first being developed, through world wars and the threat of redevelopment to the present day.
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Dozens of luxury apartments are now up for sale in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, at the site of a former historic factory. The Grade II listed former brass works on Sloane Street dates back to and was once a hive of industrial activity. Some of the properties are new-build while others form part of the restoration of the original building.