Birmingham in 2004: 18 nostalgic pictures looking back at Birmingham 20 years ago

Take a look back at Birmingham as it was in 2004 for a blast from the past

The last 20 years have seen daily life for Birmingham change drastically - from advances in technology, to massive changes in the urban environment - we wanted to look back at how different the city really is.

Culturally, 2004 was a year that saw the birth of social media with the official launch of Facebook, with Tony Blair and the Labour Party in power.

In Birmingham, the Bullring was thriving after its 2003 revamp, and in terms of football, it was a year in which both Villa and Blues were competing with each other in the Premier League.

We’ve put together 16 old pictures from Birmingham in 2004 -take a look below!

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