Aston Cross library

Brief description

In 1903 when the Aston Manor Urban District Council was created, a site on the main road from Birmingham into Aston was chosen for Aston Cross Library. The building was a statement of the district’s new status. The land was donated by nearby Ansells Brewery and the building paid for by Carnegie.

Current status: No longer a public library, current status unknown, but maybe used as flats (2017)

  • Year grant given (if known):
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  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 30 October 1903, by Alderman Edward Ansell

Photo of library today (2017):

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Photo credit: Zoe – on this blog post

Details:

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Photo credit: Zoe – on this blog post

Old photo of library (postcard):

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