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St Mary's Church, Handsworth - Culture, history and faith

St Mary's Church can be found on Hamstead Road in Handsworth. It has 12th and 13th century origins but was mostly rebuilt in the 19th century. A statue to James Watt is in a chapel here.

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The Brasshouse - A Birmingham Gem!

It was built as the Birmingham Brasshouse in 1781 on Broad Street. It is now a restaurant / pub called The Brasshouse, and is the Celebrity Restaurant with Indian Cuisine. Grade II listed.

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St Francis of Assisi Church, Bournville - Culture, history and faith

Bournville Parish Church is dedicated to St Francis of Assisi. It was built in the Basilican style in 1925 and was designed by architect W. Alexander Harvey. South Chapel added 1966.

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The Rest House, Bournville - A cultural Gem!

At the centre of Bournville Village Green is The Rest House, completed in 1914 to commmemorate the silver wedding anniversary of George and Elizabeth Cadbury. Now the Carillon Visitor Centre.

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Passions: History & heritage, Education, Classic Architecture
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The former Floodgate Street Board School, Digbeth - A Birmingham Gem!

The Grade II* listed building at the Digbeth Campus of South & City College Birmingham, on Floodgate Street, Moores Row and Milk Street. Built as the Floodgate Street Board School in 1891.

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The Church of St Peter & St Paul, Aston - Culture, history and faith

The Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul is situated in Witton Lane in Aston. It was the tallest building in Birmingham from 1838 to 1855. Not far from Villa Park, Aston Hall & Park.

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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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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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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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Birmingham Children's Hospital - A Birmingham Gem!

Birmingham Children's Hospital has been situated on Steelhouse Lane since 1998 in a building that was formerly the Birmingham General Hospital.

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Passions: History & heritage, Health & wellbeing, Care for the vulnerable, Modern Architecture, Classic Architecture
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St Chad's Cathedral - A Birmingham Gem!

St Chad's Cathedral is situated at St Chad's Circus Queensway and St Chad's Queensway in what was formerly called the Gun Quarter in Birmingham.

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Vision for Birmingham - Ladywood West

This feature has been set up to provide community with a digital space and collaborative environment in which to consider the vision and plans as they evolve for Ladywood West.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, People & community
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Shared vision for "Future of Birmingham"

This project has been established as an effective way of involving people who live and work in Birmingham in the future vision and subsequent plans for Birmingham as a city.

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Barber Institute of Fine Arts - A Birmingham Gem!

The world renowned Barber Institute of Fine Arts is located at the University of Birmingham in Edgbaston behind The Equestrian Statue of King George I.

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Colmore Square - A Birmingham Gem!

Colmore Square is located in the middle of Colmore Circus Queensway between The Wesleyan and One Colmore Square. Between Steelhouse Lane and Colmore Row. The first Metro extension passes it.

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Millennium Point - A Birmingham Gem!

Millennium Point is a mixed used public venue. Home to Thinktank, Birmingham City University and Birmingham Metropolitan College. There used to be an IMAX cinema here. Opened in 2001.

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Church Street Square - A Birmingham Gem!

Church Street Square opened in 2012 in the Colmore BID between Edmund St and Cornwall St.

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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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Three Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK - Great architecture

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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Five Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK - Great architecture

Five Brindleyplace is located in a prominent position in Central Square and is part of the Argent development at Brindleyplace. The majority of the build is leased by Deutsche Bank.

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Eleven Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK - Great architecture

Eleven Brindleyplace is a 13-storey office building, designed by Glenn Howells Architects, and completed in 2009, as part of Argent's Brindleyplace development.

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The International Convention Centre (The ICC Birmingham) - A City Gem!

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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The Wesleyan, Birmingham, UK - City architecture

The Wesleyan is home to Wesleyan and General Assurance Society. It was built between 1988 to 1991 on the site of the former Gaumont Cinema.

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Beetham Tower (Radisson Blu Hotel), Birmingham, UK - City architecture

Beetham Tower, home to Radisson Blu Hotel, is, at 400 ft, one of the tallest mixed-use towers in the City. A stunning fully glazed build, it is named after the developers Beetham.

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