Perry Park, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

Perry Park is home to the Alexander Stadium & Perry Reservoir, it is in Perry Barr, Birmingham. The Tame Valley Canal is to the northern edge of the park.


Perry Park is located between the Walsall Road and Aldridge Road in Perry Barr.

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Perry Park (August 2012). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

The popular Birmingham BMX Track or Birmingham Bike Park is located just within the park, which also has a 2 & 5 kilometre walking route.

It is the home of the Alexander Stadium and the Perry Barr Skatepark.

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Alexander Stadium at Perry Park (August 2012). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

Perry Reservoir is to the north eastern corner of the park.

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Perry Reservoir at Perry Park from the Tame Valley Canal (April 2018). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

Tame Valley Canal in Perry Barr

The Tame Valley Canal is at the northern border of the park.

Tame Valley Canal

The Tame Valley Canal from the Perry Barr Lock Bridge near Perry Park (August 2012). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

The Perry Barr Lock Bridge allows people to cross the canal between Perry Park and the housing estate near Rowdale Road.

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The Tame Valley Canal from the Perry Barr Lock Bridge near Perry Park (April 2018). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

On a clear day, the Birmingham City Skyline is visible from the Tame Valley Canal towpath overlooking Perry Park and the Alexander Stadium.

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The Birmingham City Skyline is visible from the Tame Valley Canal near Perry Park (April 2018). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

Alexander Stadium

The Alexander Stadium was built between 1975 and 1976. It is the home to the Birchfield Harriers. It was last expanded in 2011. It is currently being rebuilt for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, this started in 2019 and should be finished between 2021 and 2022. The stadium over the years has been host to the British Grand Prix and Diamond League Athletics events. It has also been host to various music events over the years. Such as Party in the Park run by BRMB (now called Free Radio Birmingham).

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Alexander Stadium at Perry Park from the Tame Valley Canal (April 2018). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

Project dates

12 Aug 2019 - On-going

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Photography, Sport & leisure, Environment & green action
People & community, Rivers, lakes & canals, Green open spaces

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Jonathan Bostock

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