Bearwood Bus Station (Birmingham)

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From here, the West Midlands is your oyster!

Bearwood is the area of Birmingham in which I live, and the best way out of Bearwood (if you don’t have access to private transport) – catch a bus from Bearwood Bus Station. It’s at the end of my road, and from there the world (well, the West Midlands) is your oyster.

Obviously you can get a bus to Birmingham, but these babies head off in all directions. Among the exotic destinations are: Oldbury, West Bromwich, Halesowen and Dudley. But probably the most exciting destination (whisper it, for it may only be a legend) is… Drayton Manor Park and Zoo!!!

This location is best photographed with a vintage camera to emphasize its homely old fashioned nature, although you should remember that all the time you’re photographing it, it’s photographing you too with its newly installed CCTV

written by d_i_hunter on 2009-05-19 in #world #locations #bus #birmingham #uk #bearwood #rumble #transport

4 Comments

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    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    great gallery for a common place...

  2. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-
    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    great great gallery for a common place...

  3. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    I´m a big friend of this pink!

  4. stouf
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    I love the second !

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