Birmingham's Harborne back in time: 7 old pictures showing Harborne's history and life in 1930s

Harborne is the heart of Birmingham’s independent food scene

Today, Harborne is known as being the heart of Birmingham’s independent food scene, but the neighbourhood has changed drastically over the years.

With a number of top schools, great bars and esteemed restaurants, the suburb is a must-visit destination in the city. The quaint and relaxed atmosphere of the city's south-west neighbourhood offers residents sanctuary away from the bustling city centre, while still being able to enjoy plenty of great independent businesses.

Lifestyle magazine, Muddy Stilettos even named Harborne one of the best places to live in the UK with its brilliant independent restaurants such as Tropea - voted Birmingham's best Italian and to the award-winning Harborne Kitchen.

We’ve decided to take a look at how the suburb has changed over time with some historic photos of Harborne from the 1930s and even 1800s.

Let’s take a look:

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