Junction Works & Banana Warehouse
Hard hat tour. A unique opportunity to see inside the former Canal Offices for Birmingham and the Banana warehouse, prior to development
This is a unique opportunity to tour inside two historic buildings in Digbeth, Birmingham. Junction Works (the former Canal Offices for Birmingham) is a Grade II listed building located in the Warwick Bar Conservation Area of Birmingham, situated at the intersection of the Grand Union Canal and Digbeth Branch Canal. It is comprised of three connected buildings, together with an additional single storey wing and cobbled yard. The strong industrial character of the buildings and blue brickwork serve as a focal point in Fazeley Street. The tour will also include a look around the also listed Banana Warehouse, which was famously used by Geest Fruit Traders to store and distribute fruit.
Grand Union is currently leading a £3.25m project to bring the Junction Works building back to life, working with Homes England, we will transform the derelict building into a new contemporary art gallery and artist studios. Working with the Artist Duo Cooking Sections the building is currently home to The Franchise of The Empire Remain Shop which is a project exploring Grand Union’s reanimation of this building, reinstating the public’s relationship to this historic site.
Date & Time
Sunday 15 Sept | 11am – 12pm
Starting point of tour is Grand Union, 19 Minerva Works, Fazeley Street, Birmingham, B5 5RS
Booking required, email to book
Not wheelchair accessible