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South+%26+City+College+Birmingham%3a+Longbridge+Campus+(Bournville+College)+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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South & City College Birmingham: Longbridge Campus (Bournville College) - A Birmingham Gem!

Bournville College moved to Longbridge in 2011, on part of the former MG Rover car plant site (closed in 2005). Merged with South & City College Birmingham in 2017. Renamed in 2020.

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Passions: Education, Modern Architecture
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Midland+Metro+-+Eastside+extension+from+Bull+Street+to+Digbeth
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Midland Metro - Eastside extension from Bull Street to Digbeth

Here we follow developments on the Midland Metro in Birmingham during the extension from Bull Street (at the Delta Junction with Corporation Street) to Digbeth (High Street Deritend).

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East+Birmingham+-+development+and+plans+with+community
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East Birmingham - development and plans with community

This is an exciting time for East Birmingham and with the community engaged and involved, Birmingham We Are will be looking at the plans and developments as they evolve.  

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Passions: History & heritage, Construction & regeneration, People & community
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The Lego Giraffe - Public Art in the City!

This public art is a full size giraffe made of yellow, brown and black oversized Lego bricks and it can be found outside the Legoland Discovery Centre at the Utilita Arena.

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity, Travel & tourism
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Lifford Hall - A Birmingham Hidden Gem!

Lifford Hall is situated on Tunnel Lane near Lifford Reservoir in Lifford, Birmingham. Hidden away behind a gate, and dates to the early 17th century, with an 18th century watch tower (folly).

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Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Classic Architecture
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Chamberlain+Buildings%2c+175-209+Corporation+Street+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Chamberlain Buildings, 175-209 Corporation Street - A Birmingham Gem!

The historic Chamberlain Buildings is to be reborn to provide 205-bed student accommodation, vibrant ground floor amenities & improved commercial frontages. 

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Passions: Construction & regeneration
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King Edward VI Aston School - A Birmingham Gem!

King Edward VI Aston School is one of the schools founded in 1883 of the Foundation of King Edward VI, but the only one to still be on it's original site near Aston Hall & Park.

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Passions: History & heritage, Education, Classic Architecture
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King Edward VI Camp Hill Schools - A Birmingham Gem!

King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys was founded at Camp Hill in 1883. Shortly afterwards it was joined by the girls school. The schools relocated to Kings Heath in the mid to late 1950s.

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King Edward VI Five Ways School - A Birmingham Gem!

King Edward VI Five Ways School  was originally founded at Five Ways in 1883, but relocated to a site in Bartley Green in 1958 (near Bartley Reservoir), about 5 to 7 miles away.

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Schools of King Edward VI in Birmingham - A Birmingham Gem!

King Edward's School was a boys grammar school founded at New Street in 1552, they moved to Edgbaston in 1936. King Edward VI High School for Girls founded 1883 and moved 1940.

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The+Black+Sabbath+Bench+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The Black Sabbath Bench - A Birmingham Gem!

The Black Sabbath bench is a celebration of the pioneering success of the Birmingham Heavy Metal band on Broad Street on the now named Black Sabbath Bridge over the canal.

 

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Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Art; Culture & creativity, Photography, Travel & tourism, Music & musicians
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St+George%27s+Church%2c+Edgbaston+-+Culture%2c+history+and+faith
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St George's Church, Edgbaston - Culture, history and faith

St George's Church is situated at Westbourne Crescent in Edgbaston. Built in three phases from 1836 until 1885. Now Grade II listed. Noted for the architects Scoles, Edge and Chatwin.

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Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Classic Architecture, Faith
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%27Forward+Together%27+-+Public+Art+by+Luke+Perry
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'Forward Together' - Public Art by Luke Perry

'Forward Together' - Public Art by Luke Perry

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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 is a new 12-storey, 168-bed apart hotel from Soller Group that would positively enhance the corner of Tennant Street and Granville Street, just off Broad Street.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration
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The+former+Harborne+Fire+Station+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The former Harborne Fire Station - A Birmingham Gem!

A Grade II listed building in Harborne, built in 1907. It was formerly Harborne Fire Station, but now it is just flats or apartments. At Gordon Road near Rose Road in Harborne.

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The former Holy Trinity Church at Camp Hill - A Birmingham Gem!

Situated in Camp Hill, Birmingham is the former Holy Trinity Church. Grade II listed, built 1820-22, designed by Francis Goodwin. Sadly it has been closed for decades.

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The+Green%2c+Harborne+-+A+Wonderful+Open+Space!
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The Green, Harborne - A Wonderful Open Space!

The Green in Harborne is situated between North Road and Nursery Road. A pair of paths forms a cross from above. About halfway between the High Street and Walkway in Harborne.

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Passions: Environment & green action, Green open spaces
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New+Garden+Square%2c+Moda+%26+KKR%2c+Hagley+Road%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Placemaking+with+Community
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New Garden Square, Moda & KKR, Hagley Road, Birmingham, UK - Placemaking with Community

The first phase of New Garden Square will see three new builds of 9-13 storeys, comprising 398 rented homes & a multitude of high-quality amenity spaces.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration
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Digbeth+Heights%2c+Bradford+Street%2c+Digbeth%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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Digbeth Heights, Bradford Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Digbeth Heights continues the area's exciting regeneration with this 5-8 storey new build of 78 apartments, including the retention of a historic build within the site's courtyard!

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Passions: Construction & regeneration
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Moseley+Gardens%2c+150+Moseley+Street%2c+Digbeth%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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Moseley Gardens, 150 Moseley Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Moseley Gardens is a new-build residential development of 67 contemporary 1- and 2-bedroom apartments.

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Digbeth+One+2%2c+Bradford+Street%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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Digbeth One 2, Bradford Street, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Influenced by Digbeth’s industrial significance, Digbeth One 2 offers a contemporary collection of 194 one, two, and three-bedroom apartments, all within a part 5-6 storey new build.

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The+Bond+Company%2c+Fazeley+Street%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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The Bond Company, Fazeley Street, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

The Bond Complex is undergoing a drastic new makeover to turn it into a new Creative Content Hub for Birmingham.

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122+Moseley+Street%2c+Digbeth%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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122 Moseley Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

122 Moseley Street will rejuvenate an otherwise derelict plot with a 5-storey new build development containing 29 apartments & a centralised courtyard.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration
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Park+View%2c+Darwin+Street%2c+Highgate%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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Park View, Darwin Street, Highgate, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Park View - a new 5-6 storey residential scheme comprising 116 one & two-bedroom apartments, with roof terraces & affordable housing.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration
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Westminster+Works%2c+Moseley+Street%2c+Digbeth%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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Westminster Works, Moseley Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Westminster Works is a £50m build to rent redevelopment of 220 open-plan apartments within a fresh looking 6-7 storey new build.

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