Balsall Heath, Birmingham. 1968<br />
A Tinkers  encampment and temporary scrap car dump on waste ground in Balsall Heath, an inner city slum and red light area.<br />
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Gypsy inner city camp site Balsall Heath Birmingham UK 1968. Men walking towards houses on Emily Street and what might be the junction with Upper Highgate Street. <br />
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These photographs were taken on waste ground bordered to the south by Eyton Croft, or and Upper Highgate Street. Emily Street, Stanhope Street and Conybere St. At the time the area was a slum, with houses in very bad disrepair. The area was 90% caucasian, and was a red light area. All extremely improvised.
Irish tinkers scrap metal car dealers Balsall Heath Birmingham Gypsy camp site 1967 1960s England
Balsall Heath, Birmingham. 1968
A Tinkers encampment and temporary scrap car dump on waste ground in Balsall Heath, an inner city slum and red light area.

Gypsy inner city camp site Balsall Heath Birmingham UK 1968. Men walking towards houses on Emily Street and what might be the junction with Upper Highgate Street.

These photographs were taken on waste ground bordered to the south by Eyton Croft, or and Upper Highgate Street. Emily Street, Stanhope Street and Conybere St. At the time the area was a slum, with houses in very bad disrepair. The area was 90% caucasian, and was a red light area. All extremely improvised.

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Date: 27 Aug 2010
Location: Birmingham UK
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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