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Old January 25th, 2012, 11:13 PM   #61
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Nice! My first guess on height was it would be between Alpha and HCT. And to not use the extg podium and cores would be stupid!
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Old January 26th, 2012, 01:56 AM   #62
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It's official..... it's going to be 109.1235 metres tall.
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Old January 26th, 2012, 02:11 AM   #63
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It's official..... it's going to be 109.1235 metres tall.
Nice Official as in ther plaaning doc's have been released?

Can we round it up to 110m just for the media???
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Old January 26th, 2012, 02:24 AM   #64
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Think it was more tongue in cheek!
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Old January 26th, 2012, 08:55 AM   #65
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What does tongue in cheek mean? N I think sandblast was joking haha
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Old January 26th, 2012, 09:09 AM   #66
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And to not use the extg podium and cores would be stupid!
I thought the existing cores were knackered though. Didn't they assess them and cuz they weren't topped off, water's crept in which leads to concrete cancer. Besides this, someone said there'd been some issues with the quality of the concrete.
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Old January 26th, 2012, 09:41 AM   #67
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Planning docs won't be released till April-June maybe even later.

We're all guesstimating but it's clearly over 100m.

Maybe we should have an in forum sweepstakes!?

I'll start.

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Old January 26th, 2012, 09:45 AM   #68
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Errmmm ... Isn't that Peat House? :/







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Old January 26th, 2012, 10:15 AM   #69
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That's new, it behind Peat House where the horrible shinny 1980's building is that ignores the back of pavement line.
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Old January 26th, 2012, 10:23 AM   #70
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Ummm ... (scratch head)

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Old January 26th, 2012, 10:29 AM   #71
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Spread is correct IMO. These renders are not Peat House but a replacement for the building next door that are/where the offices of KPMG on Cornwall Street.
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Old January 26th, 2012, 10:32 AM   #72
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BhamJim is correct it's 2 Cornwall Street, KPMG's offices:

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=live...20.62,,0,-2.87
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Old January 26th, 2012, 10:33 AM   #73
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Spread is correct IMO. These renders are not Peat House but a replacement for the building next door that are/where the offices of KPMG on Cornwall Street.
I know it's not Peat House.

Lol

I see where you have me confused. (I meant isn't that Peat House as in the tower is adjoining it) Which means it's one we haven't seen yet?

The redeveloped Peat House is my favourite mid-rise in the city.
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Old January 26th, 2012, 10:34 AM   #74
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Ecological shouldn't we have a new thread for this? Where did you find it?
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Old January 26th, 2012, 10:38 AM   #75
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EPR Architects.

I was doing some research on a specific business park when I took fancy to some of their other projects and then low and behold there was a scheme for Birmingham.
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Old January 26th, 2012, 10:48 AM   #76
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An interesting thought why is this called Snow Hill, are KPMG lined up for the new building and thus the old one is up for redevelopment? Wouldn't be the first time. Brindley Place purchased the old BT office on Broad Street and turned them into a hotel so that they would move into a new office building? All pure guess work though
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Old January 26th, 2012, 10:49 AM   #77
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An interesting thought why is this called Snow Hill, are KPMG lined up for the new building and thus the old one is up for redevelopment? Wouldn't be the first time. Brindley Place purchased the old BT office on Broad Street and turned them into a hotel so that they would move into a new office building? All pure guess work though
KPMG moved in to 1 Snow Hill didn't they?
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Old January 26th, 2012, 11:06 AM   #78
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Is there a thread for that new building?
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Old January 26th, 2012, 11:16 AM   #79
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I really should pay more attention. Explains why Ballymore were the client. Wonder if this is still a live proposal.
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Old January 26th, 2012, 11:29 AM   #80
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It looks nice a good 22 floors? About 90m?
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