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MY BRITISH ARCHIVE, THE WAY WE WERE 1968-1983

Balsall Heath, Birmingham, England circa  March 1968. A gypsy Irish travellers  encampment and temporary scrap car dump on waste ground in Balsall Heath, an inner city slum and red light area.  <br />
The street the men are walking towards  is Wenman Street. This tinkers camp and scrap metal/car dump is where Gosforth and Knutsford street are now. <br />
Additional caption info thanks to John Crosbie.
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BRITISH SOCIETY 1970S AND 1980S UK THE WAY WE WERE.
Balsall Heath, Birmingham, England circa March 1968. A gypsy Irish travellers encampment and temporary scrap car dump on waste ground in Balsall Heath, an inner city slum and red light area.
The street the men are walking towards is Wenman Street. This tinkers camp and scrap metal/car dump is where Gosforth and Knutsford street are now.
Additional caption info thanks to John Crosbie.

Filename: Irish Tinkers 1960s Britian Gypsy Campsite Balsall Heath Inner city gypsy encampment camp site Birmingham 02.jpg
Size: 5150x3325 / 9.4MB
From gallery: MY BRITISH ARCHIVE, THE WAY WE WERE 1968-1983
Source: Homer Sykes
Date: 27 Aug 2010
Location: Birmingham Greater Birmingham UK
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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