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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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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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Rainbows, Lasers and so much more - symbols of hope and community solidarity!

Be insired and gain strength from the creativity shared across the city and generated by community as symbols of hope, messages of support or offered as thanks to our frontline heroes.


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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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The Square, Broad Street, Birmingham, Construction with Community

A new mixed-use community in the heart of Birmingham, which includes a 35-storey tower and a Hotel.


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Love our parks

Love our parks is an initiative launched in Birmingham that is rolling out across the UK as a way of bringing people across the UK together in a shared passion for their parks.  


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Passions: People & community, Rivers, lakes & canals, Green open spaces, Squares and public spaces
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10fl S&K Building, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Residential scheme of 479 apartments and a retained & extended S&K Building, Digbeth. Also includes a new Public Realm Waterway & vibrant commercial units.


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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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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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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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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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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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Introducing Bartley Reservoir in Birmingham

Bartley Reservoir, a reservoir for drinking water is located close to the City and is a bird watchers delight. It is also home to Bartley Sailing Club. 


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Introducing Frankley Reservoir in Birmingham

Frankley Reservoir is next to the larger Bartley Reservoir, both providing drinking water for the City.  As with Bartley it is lovely spot to take in a bit of bird watching.


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110 Edmund Street (Former Scottish Mutual Assurance Society building) - A Birmingham Gem!

This Grade II listed building now offices dates back to 1895. Built in red brick in the Flemish revival style, it is located on the corner of Newhall Street and Edmund Street.  


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Victoria Square House - A Birmingham Gem!

Victoria Square House, formerly a General Post Office and now an office building, was designed by Henry Tanner and built between 1889 and 1891.  Iron:Man was outside 1993 - 2017.


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Hockley Mills, Pitsford Street, Jewellery Quarter - Construction with Community

Hockley Mills is a £100m mixed-use redevelopment comprising 395 homes, commercial, and a new entrance for Jewellery Quarter Train Station - exciting stuff!


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The Original Birmingham Assay Office - A Birmingham Gem!

The original Birmingham Assay Office is on Newhall Street, on the corner with Charlotte Street in the Jewellery Quarter. It was built in 1878, and designed by Andrew Phipson. Moved out 2015.


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X Brindleyplace, Birmingham - Construction with Community

X Brindleyplace combines 8 & 10 Brindleyplace into one new super office building - delivering over 210K of prime office space.


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The River Rea - A Birmingham Gem!

The River Rea is a small river with big significance as it was the river on which Birmingham is believed to have been founded by the Beorma tribe in the 7th century.


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The River Tame - A Birmingham Gem!

The River Tame is the main river of the West Midlands and up until the 19th century it was considered an urban river, a productive fishery and popular with anglers. 


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The Lewis Building - A Birmingham Gem!

Lewis's, opened in Corporation Street in 1885. The store was the forerunner of the modern department store. As an office development, it retains the grandeur of the original building.


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Digbeth Police Station - A Birmingham Gem!

Digbeth Police Station is situated at 115 Digbeth, on the corner of Allison Street. It was built in 1911. It is a Grade A listed building according to Birmingham City Council.


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University of Birmingham Guild of Students - A Birmingham Gem!

The University of Birmingham Guild of Students is situated on the Edgbaston Campus of the University of Birmingham, near Edgbaston Park Road. Formerly called BUGS.


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19 Newhall Street (former Bell Edison Telephone building) - A Birmingham Gem!

The Bell Edison Telephone Building is situated at 17 & 19 Newhall Street in the Colmore Business District. Built in 1896 as the Central Telephone Exchange and offices for NTC.


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