Moor Pool Garden Suburb – Heritage Talk

Moor Pool Garden Suburb – Heritage Talk
From 4 October 2018 at 7:00 PM
To 4 October 2018 at 8:30 PM
Cost £5 per person
Refreshments Served

Explore the origins of the unique Moor Pool Estate, a hidden oasis in Harborne, looking at the history of this enchanting Edwardian Garden Suburb, one of Birmingham’s best kept architectural secrets.

Join speakers Barbara Nomikos and Rachel West from Moor Pool Heritage Trust for this fascionating talk. Moor Pool Estate has been described as ‘possibly the most charming enclave of 20th Century social housing in Birmingham and, arguably, one of the city’s best kept architectural secrets.’ Built in the Arts & Crafts style it was founded in 1907 by John Sutton Nettlefold, and the guiding principle was to create a community by providing facilities where people could gather.

This talk will explore the origins of the unique Moor Pool Estate a hidden oasis in Harborne, looking at the history of this enchanting Edwardian Garden Suburb from its origins to what is now a designated Conservation Area.

Enjoy complimentary tea and coffee, as well as a chance for a private view of Selly Manor either before or after the talk.