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Statue of Horatio Nelson at the Bullring

Following the visit of Horatio Nelson to Birmingham in 1802, and his death at the Battle of Trafalgar in October 1805, Birmingham got a statue of him in 1809 by Richard Westmacott.

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Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Art; Culture & creativity
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'Wattilisk' - Great Public Art

 

The Wattilisk was unveiled in 1987 outside of the Queen Elizabeth II Law Courts. It was sculpted by Vincent Woropay. It depicts James Watt and others.

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Five Ways Tower - Modern Architecture

Five Ways Tower is unnoccupied as a result of 'Sick Building Syndrome'

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, Modern Architecture
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Metropolitan House at Five Ways - a Modern Architecture Gem

Metropolitan House at Five Ways

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Broadway Building - a Modern Architecture Gem!

Broadway building is to be partially converted to provide office, research, development, and light industrial usages for The Binding Site.
 

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PoliNations - a spectacular garden in Victoria Square

Between the 2nd and the 18th of September 2022, Birmingham hosted an amazing garden full of colour, beauty and natural diversity called PoliNations which has opened up many conversations.

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Typhoo Wharf - BBC Birmingham & The Wider Site

A public consultation is now live for the future of Typhoo Wharf and its wider site.

 

 

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Equestrian Statue of King George I at the University of Birmingham

The Equestrian Statue of King George I is outside of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts. Originally for Dublin, Ireland in the early 18th century. It was brought to Birmingham in 1937.

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Villa Park expansion - Construction with Community

Villa Park is to be developed with the creation of a ‘world-class’ sporting venue and a thriving community hub.
 

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The Hazelwell, Stirchley - A Birmingham Gem!

The Hazelwell is a public house in Stirchley on Hazelwell Fordrough and Pineapple Road. Not far from Vicarage Road. There has been a pub on this site in Mock Tudor style since the 1930s.

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Garrison Circus, Residential & PBSA - Placemaking with Community

Garrison Circus is an upcoming mixed-use development of 850 rented apartments & upwards of 400 student accommodaton, in builds of up to 35 storeys.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration
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Birmingham International Station - between the Airport and NEC

Birmingham International Station is on the West Coast Mainline between Birmingham New Street and Coventry and onto London Euston. It opened in 1976 and is used for Birmingham Airport / NEC.

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Passions: Transport, Travel & tourism, Classic Architecture
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Resorts World Birmingham at the NEC

Resorts World Birmingham is located at the National Exhibition Centre in Solihull, near the Pendigo Lake. It opened in October 2015. The complex was developed by Genting with a hotel / casino.

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The Bear Grylls Adventure at the Birmingham NEC

The Bear Grylls Adventure opened at the National Exhibition Centre in Solihull (near Birmingham) in 2018. Different challenges for people of all ages. From Merlin Entertainments.

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Resorts World Arena at the Birmingham NEC

Resorts World Arena is at the National Exhibition Centre in Solihull (near Birmingham). It has had various names and sponsors since it opened in 1980. Genting Arena mostly recently.

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Pendigo Lake at the Birmingham NEC

The Pendigo Lake is located at the National Exhibition Centre (Birmingham NEC). It is near Resorts World Birmingham, Resorts World Arena, and faces the exteriors of Halls 1 and 5. 

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Passions: History & heritage, Modern Architecture, Rivers, lakes & canals, Landscape architecture
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41-42+Temple+Row%2c+Offices%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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41-42 Temple Row, Offices, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Vacant & unlisted 41-42 Temple Street is to be demolished (excluding its façade) and a new six-storey building (plus basement) erected.

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National Exhibition Centre at the Birmingham NEC

The National Exhibition Centre (also called The NEC) is located in Marston Green, Solihull. It opened in 1976. Over the years it has been expanded and now has 20 interconnected halls.

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St Paul's Gallery - Centres of art with community

St Paul's Gallery is located on Northwood Street in the Jewellery Quarter, close to James Street. They have a large collection of signed album artwork. It opened in 2003.

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Artisan Alchemy Gallery - Centres of art with community

Artisan Alchemy Gallery is sitated on Caroline Street, not far from St Paul's Square in the Jewellery Quarter. A shop with bespoke fine furniture and jewellery.

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Dragon bench at Hall Green Library

Located outside of Hall Green Library on the Stratford Road is a wooden Dragon bench carved by Graham Jones in 2002. It was unveiled in February 2003, on the 40th anniversary of the library.

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity, Education
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The Station, Kings Heath - A Birmingham Gem!

The Station is a public house on the Kings Heath High Street. It was probably named after the first Kings Heath Station (1840-1941). By the end of 2023, there will be a new railway station.

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Serbian Orthodox Church of the Holy Prince Lazar in Bournville - Culture, history and faith

The Serbian Orthodox Church of the Holy Prince Lazar is located in Bournville, Birmingham on Griffins Brook Lane. Built for political refugees from Yugoslavia after World War II,

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The Connection at Broadway Plaza, Birmingham

Public art at Broadway Plaza in Ladywood, Birmingham by the artist Luke Burton called The Connection. It was unveiled in November 2021.

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The Red Lion, Kings Heath - A Birmingham Gem!

The Red Lion is a public house in Kings Heath on the Vicarage Road, dating to 1903 by the architect C E Bateman. Between Howard Road and Grove Road. It's a Grade II listed building.

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