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Old April 28th, 2013, 01:50 AM   #1
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New Street Station Redevelopment (Gateway) | Phase 2 | Redevelopment | U/C

Time for a fresh thread for phase 2 as the old one was getting pretty long and the first few pages are of the old designs.




Timeline:

Sept 2009:
Preparatory work commences on site

April 2010:
Construction begins, the first platform is refurbished and the new concourse is created in the old NCP car park

Summer 2011:
Work to clad the station in its reflective steel facade begins

28th April 2013:
First half of the concourse opens. The new station concourse opens for passengers and work switches to transform the existing station

Autumn 2014
Grand Central and John Lewis open for business

Summer 2015:
The project completes and the station fully opens












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When the old station was first opened: http://www.flickr.com/photos/smallritual/6886953414/
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Old April 28th, 2013, 03:59 AM   #3
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Good-o!... did anyone get any pics of the old concourse before closing time??
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Old April 28th, 2013, 11:46 AM   #4
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I got a few. Better to put on the old thread I guess, easier to find in the future if we stick phase one there.
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Old April 28th, 2013, 07:15 PM   #5
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Bit of a shame that there's no lift up to the Pallasades yet. To get to the Bull Ring link bridge wheelchair users/parents with pushchairs have to go outside, walk along Stephenson St/Place and up the ramp, so a bit of a detour. Unless I've been misinformed and there is a lift. Then again, not sure if there was one in the old place.
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Old April 28th, 2013, 07:24 PM   #6
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I did not see a lift when i was there today. There is Network Rail being a bit stupid again.
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Old April 28th, 2013, 07:26 PM   #7
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The picture of the map for the switchover above, that small void by the the Rotunda stairs is covered. Is it to be covered?
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Old April 28th, 2013, 07:45 PM   #8
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The picture of the map for the switchover above, that small void by the the Rotunda stairs is covered. Is it to be covered?
It's not to be covered.
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Bit of a shame that there's no lift up to the Pallasades yet. To get to the Bull Ring link bridge wheelchair users/parents with pushchairs have to go outside, walk along Stephenson St/Place and up the ramp, so a bit of a detour. Unless I've been misinformed and there is a lift. Then again, not sure if there was one in the old place.
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I did not see a lift when i was there today. There is Network Rail being a bit stupid again.

Theres a lift in the stephenson St/Navigation St eye corner that will go up to the pallasades but its hoarded up at the moment as it would go into the bit theyre currently refurbishing
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Old April 28th, 2013, 08:21 PM   #10
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video on phase 1 completion


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Old April 29th, 2013, 12:51 AM   #11
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From our good friend polyesterpowdercoated http://www.flickr.com/photos/polyest...7633177042193/


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Old April 29th, 2013, 01:39 AM   #12
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How is his camera that perfect!!
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Old April 29th, 2013, 03:50 AM   #13
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Truly stunning pictures.

It seems the camera is a good ú1000+

Money well spent though as beautiful pictures.

I've put some of mine on other thread. From http://birminghamcentral.blogspot.co...concourse.html and Flickr set http://www.flickr.com/photos/feltip/...7633359054627/
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There's something erie, and dreamlike about this one..

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How is his camera that perfect!!
Just a Canon 5D II and vignetting.
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Just a Canon 5D II and vignetting.
Nice. That is not so cheap now though is it... ;-)
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A few I got today trying to capture motion around the station.

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Old April 30th, 2013, 09:23 PM   #18
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The 'new' New Street Station will change the whole feel of the city centre (for the good) more than any other recent development, including the Bullring.
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Good to read on Feltip's excellent blog that there is a plan to finish off the obviously unfinished bits of phase 1. I was rather worried these would be left to the end
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Truly lovely pictures but the vignetting is too heavy handed, imho. Otherwise fab!
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