Our talented 'People With Passion' took an opportunity to share their creative skills and talents through a mixture of great art, photography & sketching, capturing the stunning skyline views of our great city. We are delighted to feature 'Birmingham Sky High' from the Rotunda as part of a BirminghamWeAre 'Sky High' feature.

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'Sky High' creativity from The Rotunda - Birmingham





Our talented 'People With Passion' took an opportunity to share their creative skills and talents through a mixture of great art, photography & sketching, capturing the stunning skyline views of our great city. We are delighted to feature 'Birmingham Sky High' from the Rotunda as part of a BirminghamWeAre 'Sky High' feature.


Before we introduce you to our stunning gallery of images, let's take a brief look at the history of the Rotunda.

The construction of the Rotunda began in 1961 and was competed in 1965 it stands 266ft tall. The original plans, were to house a rooftop restuarant & cinema. Dring the1980s sugestions were that it should be demolished.  However, from 2004 to 2008, the Rotunda, a Grade ll listed building was refurbished and partially converted for residential use. The redevelopment created 232 luxury apartments, including six penthouse suites on the 20th floor. The whole of the 19th floor and one of the penthouses on the 20th floor is run as serviced apartments by the Manchester-based operator, Staying Cool.  

 

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Photo by Mac McCreery

 

Standing tall at 81 metres (266 ft)

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Photo by Barry Whithead

 

The Rotunda still shining bright in the city centre after completion in 1965. 

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Photo by Tammie Naughton

 

The Rotunda stands proud over our city -  The building had originally been intended to look like a candle with a flame-like weather beacon on top, changing colour to reflect the weather.

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Photo by Elliott Brown

 

Below we share some great photography of sentional views from 20th floor of the Rotunda. What great views of our ever changing city's skyline.

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Photo by Daniel Sturley

 

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Photo by Damien Walmsley

 

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Photo by Karl Newton

 

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Photo by Pete Davies

 

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Photo by Simon Felton

 

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Photo by Christine Wright

 

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Sketching by Tim Griffiths

 

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Photo by Stephen Cooper

 

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Photo by Chris Fletcher

 

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Photo by Kev Maslin

 

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Photo by Damien Walmsley

 

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Photo by Jay Mason-Burns

 

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Photo by Pete Davies

 

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Photo by John Paddington

 

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Photo by  Damien Walmsley

 

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Photo by Jay Mason-Burns

 

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Photo by Karl Newton

 

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Photo by Daniel Sturley

 

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Photo by Kev Maslin

 

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Photo by Damien Walmsley

 

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Photo by Kev Maslin

 

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Photo by Daniel Sturley