Then & Now 

The Hockley Flyover is a large concrete  overpast on the A41 in West Birmingham built c1968 not far from Birmingham City Centre. It includes a series of five subway tunnels and a large public space that is underneath the flyover in an area known as Hockley Circus. 

Photographs taken by Phyllis Nicklin (copyright, Birmingham University) in 1968 provide a really helpful view of the flyover during its construction and a glimpse of the area in the late 1960s. 

Hockley Flyover Soho Road, Phylis Nicklin, © Birmingham University 

Hockley Flyover Hunters Road, Phylis Nicklin, © Birmingham University 

Hockley Flyover, Hunters Rd, © Tracey Thorne 

Hockley Flyover Project is a Ghost Streets project

© Tracey Thorne, 2020

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