Soho House

In 1761, the industrialist Matthew Boulton purchased this Georgian building which towered over his factory. He hired architects James and Samuel Wyatt to convert the plant into a technological wonder of the period, giving it central heating, metal windows, toilets that flushed and running hot and cold water. The house was completed refurbished later eventually becoming a museum dedicated to Matthew Boulton and his progressive contemporaries.

Useful information

Address : 

Soho Avenue, B18 5LB Birmingham

Opening hours

Apr-Oct: Tue-Sun and Bank Hol Mon noon-4pm, £4; rest of year: guided tour Thu 11am only - £7

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