Joseph Chamberlain


Highbury was built by Joseph Chamberlain, who rose from industrialist, to mayor of Birmingham – and then became a highly significant national politician. His efforts to improve the city of Birmingham can still be felt in the city today…

Joseph Chamberlain, 1836-1914

In the film below, Dr Sally Hoban explores the impact Joseph Chamberlain made on the city of Birmingham.


Films courtesy of History West Midlands