Birmingham’s economy flourished in the 1960s. By 1961 household incomes in the West Midlands were 13% above the national average, exceedingly even than those of London and the South East. Birmingham Rotunda opened in 1965 and a statue named Hebe was erected in Holloway Circus. The Midlands Arts Centre for Young People was built in the 1960s. Aston University was also founded in 1966. The city was a fantastic site for the nights, there were many clubs, discos, pubs and bars in the 1960s.
These fascinating nostalgic photos will take you back to old Birmingham in the 1960s.