In this final feature on Birmingham's history, Andy Bevan uses the Media Archive for Central England to retell the story of how the second city managed to bring housing up to scratch.
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It will turn cloudy in the morning with rain arriving soon after.
A sunny start for most. However cloudier skies will spread eastwards during the morning, with a few showers possible.
Fans had a chance to meet their favourite Team England stars as they showed off their medals in a big celebration at Victoria Square.