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pros011. Sandra speaks with another motorist who stops to make enquiries. The northern end of Cox Street West informs Terry Glasspool.
pros011n. The open space has no apparent name, unlike the several streets that once stood here. (PW) (Modern Photo Added: 25-08-2017)
pros012. Rose makes her way home as an unmarked Police car approaches. Looking north on Cox Street West with the Luxor cinema on Balsall Heath Road visible to the extreme left.
pros013. Bundled into the car, Rose is driven away. Facing south towards Lincoln Street, Birmingham 5. The building to the left stands on the corner of today’s Balfour Street and the distant café stands at the junction with Edward Road.
pros013n. The replacement of older buildings appears complete. (PW) (Modern Photo Added: 25-08-2017)
pros014. The car nears the Police station. Loz Park identifies this as Sherbourne Road in Birmingham 12, now suffixed with East.
pros014n. New premises to the left but in the right distance, the same. (PW) (Modern Photo Added: 25-08-2017)
pros015. The car turns off the main road. The corner of Arter Street and Sherborne Street with the grassed area in the middle distance now occupied by Haden Circus roundabout. Location recognised by Loz Park.
pros015n. The same corner, now more of a bend. (PW) (Modern Photo Added: 25-08-2017)
pros016. The car enters the Police Station where Rose is charged. The Calthorpe School at the corner of Arter Street and Sherborne Street in Balsall Heath with Brinklow Tower in the left distance and the tower of St Alban the Martyr church on Conybere Street beyond. Identification by Loz Park.
pros016n. This new building blocks the former view. (PW) (Modern Photo Added: 25-08-2017)
pros017. After visiting Rose's flat where her Mother is looking after the children, Social Worker Louise heads to the Police station. At the junction of Highgate Street and Frank Street with Brinklow Tower to the left and Birmingham Central Mosque in the right distance.
pros017n. Changes have been made to make the block look more modern. (PW) (Modern Photo Added: 25-08-2017)
pros018. The camera pans with Louise's Morris Minor. Facing westward on Highgate Street B12.
pros018n. Urban trees now grace theview. (PW) (Modern Photo Added: 25-08-2017)
pros019. Rose is sentenced to three months in prison and soon after, Louise drives Sandra back from a family members wedding. The M6 to the north of the Gravelly Hill Interchange with buildings on Stonechat Drive B23 in the background and the roof of the Magnet Club, now the Magnet Centre, on Park Approach to the right.
pros020. Rose's Mother (Phyllis Hickson) talks with prostitutes as she and Louise become involved with a campaign to change the law. Terry & Sue tell us that most of the Birmingham street scenes were shot in Balsall Heath, an area where demolition and redevelopment have rendered many of the locations unrecognisable today.