The area suffered bomb damage during the Second World War because it was close to the Birmingham Small Arms Company (BSA) in nearby Small Heath which made munitions, firearms, tools, bicycles, motorcycles, cars and buses.
What does BSA stand for?
BSA stands for Birmingham Small Arms (BSA motorcycles)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The Birmingham Small Arms Company bought the Lanchester Motor Company and it became a subsidiary of Daimler, with Frederick Lanchester as a senior engineer.
The Birmingham Small Arms Company, the old BSA, manufactured weapons for decades for both world wars.
From Witton, the King was taken to the Birmingham Small Arms works at Small Heath, the Metropolitan Carriage Wagon and Finance Company at Saltley, the Birmingham Metal and Munitions Company at Adderley Park, and finally the nearby works of Wolseley Motors, Limited.
It also features floral representations of goods made in Birmingham to help the war effort including Hudson whistles, famously used to signal troops 'over the top' of the trenches, and the Birmingham Small Arms Company folding bike.
The garden also features floral representations of goods made in Birmingham to help the war effort including Hudson whistles, famously used to signal troops 'over the top' of the trenches and the Birmingham Small Arms Company folding bike.
Sir Bernard was managing director of the Birmingham Small Arms Company (BSA) group of companies from the early 1940s until 1956 and he also chaired Daimler Motor Company.
Largely made between 1911-1913 by Birmingham Small Arms Co.