Queen's Arms, Birmingham


The Queen's Arms (sometimes styled "The Queens Arms") is a Grade II listed public house in Birmingham, England, built c. 1870.[1] It is noted for the tiled art nouveau signage on its exterior, which was remodelled in 1901 to the designs of the architect, Joseph D. Ward for its then owners, Mitchells & Butlers.[1][2]

Queen's Arms
The Queen's Arms in 2007
General information
TypePublic house
LocationJewellery Quarter, England
Coordinates52°29′01″N 1°54′24″W / 52.4836°N 1.9066°W / 52.4836; -1.9066
Completedc. 1870
Awards and prizesGrade II listed
The pub in 2005

The red brick building sits on the corner of Charlotte Street and Newhall Street, on the edge of the city's Jewellery Quarter.[1] It was given Grade II listed status in April 2004.[1]

In January 2024 a major refurbishment, following a change of ownership, was announced.[3]

Scenes for the BBC serial television drama Line of Duty were filmed in the pub.[4]



The public house was managed by the following tenants:

  • 1911–1913 William Francis Robbins[5]


  1. ^ a b c d Historic England (29 April 2004). "Queens Arms Public House (1392799)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  2. ^ "History". Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  3. ^ Bourke, Fionnuala (16 January 2024). "Historic Birmingham Jewellery Quarter pub set for £275,000 makeover & craft beer fans will be delighted". Birmingham World. Retrieved 16 January 2024.
  4. ^ "Line Of Duty". Archived from the original on 15 February 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  5. ^ Kelly's Directory of Birmingham
  • Official website