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12fl+Lead+Works%2c+Granville+Street%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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12fl Lead Works, Granville Street, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Lead Works will rejuvenate the corner of Granville Street & Tennant Street with a new 12-storey, 168-bed aparthotel, with ground floor restaurant, bar & amenity spaces.

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Murdoch+and+Pitman+Chambers%2c+190+Corporation+Street+-+A+Birmingham+Gem
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Murdoch and Pitman Chambers, 190 Corporation Street - A Birmingham Gem

Grade II listed Murdoch and Pitman Chambers will be converted to a 28-bed hotel, as per its original 1890s usage. A 10-storey rear extension will provide an extra 108 bedrooms.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, Classic Architecture
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Aston+University%2c+Teaching+Block%2c+Aston+Street%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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Aston University, Teaching Block, Aston Street, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

This new ten-storey building will become a shining new beacon at the forefront of the Aston University gateway. With public and teaching uses, it is sure to become an instant landmark.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, Modern Architecture
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Compass%2c+136+Lawley+Middleway%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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Compass, 136 Lawley Middleway, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Compass is a 5-15 storey purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) development containing 290 self-contained studio apartments.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration
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Nature & Wildlife around Birmingham and the West Midlands

From scarce mammals like water voles and polecats to dragonflies and kingfishers, and a huge variety of plant life, there is much to treasure and so many places to visit across the city.

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Passions: Environment & green action, People & community, Rivers, lakes & canals, Green open spaces
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Aston Villa Academy - Community engagement

Aston Villa Football Club are bringing forward plans for a state-of-the-art football academy that will enable the club to grow its youth training programme within inner-city Birmingham.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, Sport & leisure
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18fl+The+Residences%2c+Edgbaston%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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18fl The Residences, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

The Residences is a major build to rent scheme of 375 apartments across five blocks of five, seven, eight, 13 and 18-storeys - all adjacent Edgbaston Stadium.
 

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Passions: Construction & regeneration
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Birmingham+-+A+wonderful+city+with+a+great+mix+of+amazing+historic+buildings
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Birmingham - A wonderful city with a great mix of amazing historic buildings

Here, through features, galleries, maps and tours, we'd like to introduce you to some of the wonderful historic builds and architecture on show in and across Birmingham. 

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Passions: History & heritage
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Public Art in and across Birmingham

Art is great for the soul and mind! Enjoy this feature with our community of people with passion who love their art and love to showcase what's on show across their city for all to enjoy.

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity
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Public Squares across Birmingham

Birmingham’s impressive public squares are so important to the City and are much admired by both visitors and people who live in Birmingham. Take our feature for more.

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Passions: Civic pride, Art; Culture & creativity, Modern Architecture, Classic Architecture
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BirminghamWeAre+-+for+people+who+are+passionate+about+Birmingham
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BirminghamWeAre - for people who are passionate about Birmingham

People with Passion in Birmingham care about their community and are passionate about making a difference and creating an impact - JOIN THEM.

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Passions: People & community
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Street Art across Birmingham, UK

Birmingham, in particular Digbeth and Southside, has one of the greatest collections of street art to be found anywhere in the world. Take our feature with trails and gallery - enjoy!

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity, Photography
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Parks+and+Open+Spaces+-+Birmingham+loves+them!
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Parks and Open Spaces - Birmingham loves them!

In and around Birmingham, there is so much to enjoy with great parks, open spaces, canals, nature and wildlife. There are so many spaces for people to visit and enjoy.

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Passions: Environment & green action, Green open spaces
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Birmingham+-+A+wonderful+city+with+a+great+mix+of+amazing+modern+architecture
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Birmingham - A wonderful city with a great mix of amazing modern architecture

Let us introduce you to the creativity of Birmingham's architects and the wonderful modern architecture through features, galleries and maps and tours. 

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Passions: Modern Architecture
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Canals in and around Birmingham - enjoy them!

Birmingham is often referred to as being at the heart of Britain’s canal network. With over 100 miles of canals to explore, it’s easy to see why so take our feature and enjoy!

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Passions: Rivers, lakes & canals
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Scholars%27+Quarter%2c+Legge+Lane%2c+Jewellery+Quarter+-+Placemaking+with+Community
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Scholars' Quarter, Legge Lane, Jewellery Quarter - Placemaking with Community

Scholars' Quarter is a 100-bed reanimation of a long-vacant site on the historic Legge Lane, in the Jewellery Quarter.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration
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The Rainbow - A historic pub in Digbeth!

The Rainbow was built in 1876 at 60 High Street Bordesley for Mitchells & Butlers in the Gothic Style. Recent years as Finders Keepers but now The Rainbow again with new owners.

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Passions: History & heritage, Food & drink, Classic Architecture
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The+Pressworks%2c+34+Northwood+Street%2c+Jewellery+Quarter+-+Construction+with+Community
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The Pressworks, 34 Northwood Street, Jewellery Quarter - Construction with Community

The Pressworks, 34-44 Northwood Street, is a 3-4 storey residential scheme comprising 48 one, two-bed apartments & duplex mews houses - all set around a retained Grade II listed building.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, Modern Architecture, Classic Architecture
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Priory+House%2c+Kent+Street%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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Priory House, Kent Street, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Rejuvenation of Priory House - a 1950s former forensic science lab - to create 79 luxury apartments and duplexes.

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Great+Hampton+Street+and+surrounding+area+-+showcased+by+young+people+of+Birmingham
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Great Hampton Street and surrounding area - showcased by young people of Birmingham

This is an amazing initiative involving students from South & City College engaged by Cordia Blackswan to record the sights around Great Hampton Street, Jewellery Quarter. 

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Passions: History & heritage, Construction & regeneration, Classic Architecture
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The+Lamp+Works+2%2c+Harford+Street%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Placemaking+with+Community
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The Lamp Works 2, Harford Street, Birmingham, UK - Placemaking with Community

This 4-storey infill development from Cordia Blackswan will positively reanimate Harford Street with the creation of 23 new homes & two vibrant, ground level commercial units.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, Modern Architecture
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Enterprise+Wharf%2c+Birmingham+Innovation+Campus%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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Enterprise Wharf, Birmingham Innovation Campus, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Enterprise Wharf is a new £30m addition to Birmingham Innovation Campus - the UK’s largest dedicated digital tech campus, home to over 170 businesses.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration
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The+Bartons+Arms+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The Bartons Arms - A Birmingham Gem!

The Bartons Arms in Aston, Birmingham is one of the finest examples of Victorian pub architecture and has one of the most beautiful pub interiors in the country.

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Lockside+House%2c+5+Scotland+Street%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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Lockside House, 5 Scotland Street, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

1887-built, Lockside House, is currently being transformed into residential; whilst the rest of the site will feature 5-6 storey new builds, providing 61 homes.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration
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The+Gilders+Yard%2c+Great+Hampton+Street%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Placemaking+with+Community
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The Gilders Yard, Great Hampton Street, Birmingham, UK - Placemaking with Community

The Gilders Yard is being redeveloped to provide 158 high-quality new rental homes, together with 10,000 sq ft of impressive commercial spaces.

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