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Projekt 55, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Conversion of 55 Holloway Head into homes, with upward extensions & new-build construction of townhouses - all providing 131 apartments.

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Dayus Square, Jewellery Quarter - A Birmingham Gem!

Dayus Square is located in the Jewellery Quarter. Originally called Albion Square. It was redeveloped in 2012 and named after local author Kathleen Dayus (1903 - 2003).

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Passions: History & heritage, Photography, People & community, Squares and public spaces
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The Colmore Business District, Birmingham

The Colmore Business District is located around Colmore Row and the various side streets. Historic Victorian era buildings. Also called the Colmore BID.

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Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Photography, Environment & green action, Business & enterprise, People & community, Classic Architecture
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Historic demolished buildings in Birmingham

HS2 have demolished the Eagle & Tun, and a few years ago the Fox & Grapes. Other old buildings in the area have been reduced to rubble, such as Island House. Gone, but not forgotten!

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Introducing Birmingham Hippodrome - Creativity with Community

The Hippodrome is one of the city's main entertainment venues.  During a challenging time for all venues, we look back and we look at what the future holds for The Hippodrome.

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity
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The Octagon, Paradise, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

A new unique 49-storey (155m) Octagon residential tower for Paradise Birmingham - delivering the tallest octagonal building in the world.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration
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Conventions at The NEC Birmingham

While any kind of event is unlikely now at The NEC, they used to happen before the pandemic. Such as Destination Star Trek and MCM Birmingham Comic Con.

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity, Photography, Travel & tourism, People & community, Music & musicians
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The Hippodrome, Remodelling, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

A major overhaul of the famous theatre will see a new frontage, upgraded foyer and new public spaces.

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Passions: History & heritage, Construction & regeneration, Modern Architecture
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Irish Tower, High Street Deritend, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

A new 48-storey skyscraper at the heart of an ever-changing Digbeth.

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The+Triangle%2c+Selly+Oak%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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The Triangle, Selly Oak, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

A three-block student accommodation scheme of 1187 bedrooms ranging from 4-12 storeys - all on a prominent site in Selly Oak.

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Acocks Green Recreation Ground, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

Acocks Green Recreation Ground was one of several pieces of land donated to Yardley Rural District Council by the Yardley Charity Estates in October 1898.

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Passions: Environment & green action, Green open spaces
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Soho Wharf, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

A £165m canal-side redevelopment comprising 752 family homes, public realm, new bridge & commercial units.

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Belmont Works, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Restoration of the Former Belmont Works building - a 1899 build - and the construction of a 5-storey new-build element for Birmingham City University.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, Classic Architecture
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The BT Tower - A Birmingham Gem!

The BT Tower is the tallest building in Birmingham. Completed in 1966. Located at 40 Lionel Street in the Jewellery Quarter.

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Introducing Orion Building, Birmingham, UK

The Orion Building in Birmingham is a 90 metre high residential build located on Navigation Street, Birmingham completed in 2007. Restaurants include The Stable and Tamatanga.

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Introducing Three Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK

Three Brindleyplace, part of the Argent development and completed in April 1998, is a unique build designed by Greek architects Demetri Porphyrios.

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Passions: Modern Architecture
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Introducing Five Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK

Five Brindleyplace offers 120,000 sq feet of office space, is part of the Argent development at Brindleyplace and the majority of the build is leased by Deutsche Bank.

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Introducing Eleven Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK

Eleven Brindleyplace is a 13 storey office build designed by architects Glenn Howells, and completed in June 2009, part of an Argent development in Brindleyplace.

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Passions: Business & enterprise, Modern Architecture
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Introducing The Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham, UK

The Birmingham Rep as it is commonly known moved into its now home in Centenary Square in 1971. Since then it has seen a number of refurbishments and extensions as the Square has developed.

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Introducing The International Convention Centre (The ICC), Birmingham, UK

The ICC, designed by Percy Thomas, is the city's major conference venue and was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in June 1991. Located between Centenary Square and the Canalside.

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Introducing The Wesleyan, Birmingham, UK

The Wesleyan is located at Colmore Square, Birmingham B4 6AR and was built between 1988 to 1991 for the Wesleyan and General Assurance Society. 

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Introducing Holiday Inn Express (Arena Central), Birmingham, UK

Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - City Centre is located on Holliday Street at Arena Central.

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Introducing Beetham Tower, Birmingham, UK

Beetham Tower, home to Radisson Hotel, and located at 10 Holloway Circus was completed in January 2006. It is named after the developers Beetham.

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Introducing The Onyx, Birmingham, UK

A 24-storey student accommodation complex comprising a total of 1023 bedrooms.

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West Heath Park, Birmingham - A Wonderful open space!

West Heath Park is situated in West Heath, Birmingham, between Staple Lodge Road and Rednal Road.

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Passions: Photography, Sport & leisure, Environment & green action, People & community, Green open spaces
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