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The Golden Square, Jewellery Quarter - A Birmingham Gem!

The Golden Square is located between Vyse Street and Warstone Lane in the Jewellery Quarter.


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University of Birmingham - Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower known as 'Old Joe'

'Old Joe' is the tallest free standing clock tower in the world, It is located in Chancellor's Court at the University of Birmingham and was built between 1900 and 1908.


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Utilita Arena Birmingham - A Birmingham Gem!

The National Indoor Arena opened in Birmingham in 1991. It's been called Utilita Arena Birmingham since April 2020.


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Newhall Square - A Birmingham Gem!

Newhall Square is located on Newhall Street in the Jewellery Quarter near the Birmingham & Fazeley Canal.


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Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park - A Birmingham Gem!

The Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Centre is situated in Edgbaston, Birmingham on the Pershore Road near Cannon Hill Park. It was formerly called the Birmingham Nature Centre until 2014.


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Lightwoods Park and House, Bearwood - A wonderful open space!

The park was historically the grounds of an 18th Century house called Lightwoods House. It was altered in the 19th Century and is now a Grade II listed building.


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Rotunda Square, Bullring - A Birmingham Gem!

The Rotunda Square is situated at Bullring & Grand Central Birmingham. Between High Street and New Street. You will also find the Bullring Bull in the square. Opened in 2003.


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Old Square - A Birmingham Gem!

Old Square is the gateway to the Steelhouse Conservation Area from the Retail BID, between Corporation Street and The Priory Queensway. One of the oldest squares in the City Centre.


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Central Square, Brindleyplace - A Birmingham Gem!

Central Square is situated at Brindleyplace in Westside, Birmingham. Surrounded by Two, Three, Four and Five Brindleyplace, with the Costa Coffee Cafe in the middle.


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Rookery Park, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

Rookery Park is situated in Erdington, Birmingham on Wood End Road.


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Introducing Grand Central, Birmingham, UK

Grand Central opened in 2015 and is a huge shopping and leisure complex located above the redeveloped Birmingham New Street. 


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St Paul's Square - A Birmingham Gem!

St Paul's Square is the only remaining Georgian square in Birmingham. It is situated in the Jewellery Quarter. The earliest buildings were completed by 1780.


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St Martin's Square in the Bullring - A Birmingham Gem!

The church, known as St Martin in the Bullring, is a Grade II* listed building in what is now called St Martin’s Square. The square was opened 2003. Spiceal Street developed in 2011.


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Introducing The Custard Factory, Birmingham, UK

Devonshire House on High Street Deritend in Digbeth was built in 1902 for Alfred Bird and Sons Limited who produced egg free custard


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Cathedral Square - A Birmingham Gem!

Cathedral Square in Birmingham is home to the city’s majestic St Philips Cathedral. Built in 1715, it gained Cathedral Status in 1905. It is the seat of the Bishop of Birmingham.


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Introducing The School of Art (Birmingham City University), Birmingham, UK

Here we feature the beautiful terracotta building in Margaret's Street, Birmingham, home to Birmingham City University's School of Art.


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Alpha Tower, Arena Central, Birmingham, UK - Architecture with Community

Alpha Tower at 30 floors and 100 metres high stands tall and proud in Arena Central. 


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The Exchange (former Municipal Bank), 3 Centenary Square - A Birmingham Gem!

Follow the refurbishment of the former Municipal Bank at Arena Central. University of Birmingham has great plans for this amazing Grade II listed space of such historic importance.


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Birmingham Town Hall - A Birmingham Gem!

Birmingham Town Hall is a Grade I listed building which is a concert hall and venue for popular assemblies. 


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St Thomas' Peace Garden - A Birmingham Gem!

St Thomas' Peace Garden (the Peace Gardens) is a small public park, situated in Birmingham on Bath Row. The site of St Thomas's Church which was destroyed in the Blitz.


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The Black Country Living Museum is an open-air museum of rebuilt historic buildings in Dudley

The Black Country Living Museum is an open-air museum of rebuilt historic buildings in situated in Dudley.


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The Rotunda, Birmingham, UK - 'A City Gem'

Standing prominently proud in the centre of the City is The Rotunda - the City skyline views from the top floors are simply stunning!


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Fort Dunlop - Grade A listed building

Fort Dunlop, a former factory, and now a Grade A locally listed building, is located next to the M6 motorway. It was originally designed by Sidney Stott and W. W. Gibbings in the 1920s.


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Selly Manor - an historic gem in Bournville, Birmingham

Selly Manor is a timber framed building in Bournville. It was moved to its current site in 1916 by chocolate manufacturer and philanthropist George Cadbury.


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The Hyatt, Birmingham, UK - 'A City Gem'

The 5* Hyatt Regency Hotel, prominently located in the centre of Birmingham, is a great example of modern architecture and is a build of real interest to both locals and visitors.


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