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Old October 14th, 2019, 09:06 PM   #2621
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I’m not suggesting that it should be demolished. A decent refurb would do.

As regards Centre City - I quite like it, (each to their own) but admit it definitely needs a good scrub - a few years back it had some decent lighting, but sadly that seems to have disappeared.

Unless I’m getting confused! As we have City Centre House on Union Street and Centre City Tower on Hill Street - if the former I couldn’t agree more!

I do wonder sometimes why owners of buildings can’t be bothered to keep their buildings in good nick.
Yeah I meant city centre house on union street. It somehow manages to make a tower look like an industrial warehouse. Awful building. That whole quarter needs raising to the ground in honesty. Hopefully the martineau place development will make the site attractive to development one day.
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Old October 22nd, 2019, 08:42 PM   #2622
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My and my mate played with a drone again on Sunday. We went to Small Heath park, not the best place but still managed to get some cracking shots but next time we'll definitely position ourselves closer to the city centre.









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Old October 24th, 2019, 10:46 PM   #2624
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Birmingham Skyline | Picture Thread | Part 3

Taken from the train near St Andrews heading out of Brum

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Old October 26th, 2019, 01:55 AM   #2625
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Seen from Tyseley Railway Station.


West End Skyline Birmingham
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Old November 6th, 2019, 10:57 AM   #2626
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Old November 6th, 2019, 11:54 AM   #2627
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What a greta vantage point.

The Broad Street skyline with another half a dozen 80-193m tower's is going to look pretty special.
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Old November 6th, 2019, 10:20 PM   #2628
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Post it on city talk Reiss

Bang the drum for Brum
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Old November 6th, 2019, 10:45 PM   #2629
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I will do it for you Reiss, I can't help myself any longer
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It's gone eight. Reiss will be banging his own drum down Broad Street by now, Brum X!

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Nah, Reissyboy will be tucked up in bed with a Horlicks and a good book.
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Nah, Reissyboy will be tucked up in bed with a Horlicks and a good book.
Birmingham:Shaping The City.RIBA Publishing.2008, springs readily to mind, Ralph.

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Just found this beaut I took during a visit to the city centre in September.
Oh how I miss the summer weather.

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We need a tower in between centre city tower and 103 Colmore Row but where could we build one so there is a continuous line of towers stretching all the way from 5ways tower to One Eastside ??

Bloc Hotel will be behind centre city tower, maybe if they knocked down the old Midland red bus station/TK Maxx, yes that would be perfect a 150 metre tower on this site right in the heart of the city
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We need a tower in between centre city tower and 103 Colmore Row but where could we build one so there is a continuous line of towers stretching all the way from 5ways tower to One Eastside ??

Bloc Hotel will be behind centre city tower, maybe if they knocked down the old Midland red bus station/TK Maxx, yes that would be perfect a 150 metre tower on this site right in the heart of the city
I'd imagine that the 22 storey hotel at Paradise could do the trick, if it ever sees the light of day that is
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