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Vision+for+Birmingham+-+Ladywood+West
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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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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!
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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!
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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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Passions: Photography, People & community, Modern Architecture, Landscape architecture, Squares and public spaces
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Millennium+Point+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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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!
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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%2c+Birmingham
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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%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Great+architecture
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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%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Great+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%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Great+architecture
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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!
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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%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+City+architecture
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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)%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+City+architecture
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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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The+Golden+Square%2c+Jewellery+Quarter+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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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+%27Old+Joe%27
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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+-+Great+architecture
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Utilita Arena Birmingham - Great architecture

Utilita Arena Birmingham, previously known as Arena Birmingham, is host to many large sports events and concerts with a capacity of 15,800. Arena Birmingham opened in 1991.

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Newhall+Square+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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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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Holders+Lane+Woods%2c+Birmingham+-+A+wonderful+open+space!
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Holders Lane Woods, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

Holders Lane Woods is to be found in Selly Park and Moseley. The route along the Rea Valley and the River Rea runs alongside the wonderful open space and dog owners delight.

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Waseley+Hills+Country+Park%2c+Birmingham+-+A+wonderful+open+space!
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Waseley Hills Country Park, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

Waseley Hills Country Park is near south west Birmingham in Worcestershire. Main entrance from Gannow Green Lane, Rubery.

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Thinktank%2c+Birmingham+Science+Museum+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum - A Birmingham Gem!

Thinktank is a Science Museum in Millennium Point, Eastside, Birmingham that opened in 2001. It replaced Birmingham Museum of Science & Industry on Newhall Street, which closed in 1997.

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Birmingham+Museum+Collection+Centre+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Birmingham Museum Collection Centre - A Birmingham Gem!

The Birmingham Museum Collection Centre is a museum collection facility in Nechells, Birmingham on Dollman Street. Now run by the Birmingham Museums Trust (Birmingham City Council until 2012).

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Kings+Heath+Village+Square+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Kings Heath Village Square - A Birmingham Gem!

Kings Heath Village Square is near All Saints Church in Kings Heath at the Vicarage Road and High Street junction.

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West+Park%2c+Wolverhampton+-+A+wonderful+open+space!
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West Park, Wolverhampton - A wonderful open space!

West Park is in Wolverhampton. This 43 acre park is one of the best unspoilt Victorian parks left in England.

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Birmingham+Wildlife+Conservation+Park+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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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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Midland+Metro+-+Westside+extension+from+Centenary+Sq+to+Hagley+Road%2c+Edgbaston
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Midland Metro - Westside extension from Centenary Sq to Hagley Road, Edgbaston

The Westside Metro extension from Centenary Square, along Broad Street to the Hagley Road terminus outside Morrisons. Built from 2019 to 2022. It could open ETA June 2022.

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