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  1. Birmingham Metro Area
    Hello everyone, I was wondering if anyone can help me with any tower blocks in Birmingham/ W Midlands which are soon scheduled to be demolished, or altered significantly. I would like to document some of the urban history before it is lost forever. On a slightly different subject, are there...
  2. Birmingham Metro Area
    Radio House in the city centre (just off Bath Row) will feature 45 one and two-bedroom apartments, double-height ground floor office space, private and shared amenity spaces, and car & cycle parking. The current site & its environs are characterised by low-density industrial premises with many...
  3. Birmingham Metro Area
    Just an idea for a thread basically a directory of local independent retailers, restaurants and the regions manufacturers the forum has quite a few members and obviously any support for local businesses during these tough times can go a long way and may open people’s eyes to things still...
  4. Highrises
    McAleer & Rushe has won a £68m contract for the construction of the first stage of the £120m Exchange Square 2 development in Birmingham city centre. Work for the 37-storey build-to-rent residential tower block, opposite the future HS2 Curzon Street rail station, starts on site this week...
  5. Skyscrapers
    Birmingham City Council has granted planning permission for the construction of the city’s first habitable ‘super slender’ structure. Go-ahead for Birmingham’s skinny tower
  6. Skyscrapers
    Hey all I thought I’d share with you a video that I decided to document during the current time so can look back and say, wow we lived through that. We were there If you like abandoned cities and stuff this is Birmingham like you’ve never seen it before, would be great if you could check it out...
  7. Birmingham Metro Area
    The Space* Studio (Architects and Interior Design), Birmingham CURRENT STATE OF THE SITE: PROPOSAL: A mansard roof will be added to 24 St. Paul's Square - currently a three-storey Georgian building with basement office space. A new 5-storey new build will be added to that corner, with...
  8. Highrises
    A new tower on the site of the former NatWest Tower is to be constructed. It reaches 336ft high, with 26 storeys, making it the tallest building in the business district. The new building, designed by London-based architects Doone Silver, will measure 211,000 sq ft, with a steel, aluminum and...
  9. Southeast Development News
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Harbert plans 15-story, $40 million apartment project on Birmingham's Highland Avenue
  10. Completed Projects
    Today construction has started.
  11. Birmingham Metro Area
    New year and quite a year to look forward to with things ongoing and loads to look forward to. Sefton's list :) First Half of new concourse in April and Library opening in September for starters :)
  12. Cityscapes and Skyline Photos
    .:: BIRMINGHAM | THE SECOND CITY ::.-- POPULATION - 1,074,300 -- Birmingham Skyline by A.M.D.R., on Flickr
  13. Airports
    Birmingham is an important city in Great Britain and one of the biggest and has the 7th largest airport in the country due to its proximity to that big city called "London" which has 4 of them 7 airports. The other 2 being Manchester and Edinburgh in Scotland. However BHX as we like to call it...
  14. Birmingham Metro Area
    Right, we have a new thread and a new leader, so what better to kick this thing off with some very very insightful articles from EGi Sir Albert Bore: Back to the future By Lisa Pilkington | 30-06-2012 | 07:00 | Print After an eight-year hiatus, Sir Albert Bore is back as leader of the...
  15. Birmingham Construction Forum
    Thought I'd make a separate thread for this one
  16. Birmingham Construction Forum
    As woody asked...
  17. The Lunar Society
    Here is a link to the interesting recording of the Big Brum Debate which took place on Sunday. It was a debate around the prospects of a new mayor and has some fairly heavy weight panelists such as Sion Simon and Liam Byrne. Interesting watching - Sion Simon shows the most passion, Liam Byrne...
  18. Completed Projects
    i few photos of the hundreds i have of a walk from dudley town to wednesbury ,were the new midland tram extention will run . start at top of dudley town were the new tram stop will be . dudley town were tram stop should be enterace to dudley zoo car park ,tram will run down to...
  19. Completed Projects
    Thanks to MSP for pointing out this had now started, a few diggers and a piling rig now on site. The site for the proposal, Its noted on the app that with the design of this building they have considered future development on the plot to the left where the advertisement boards are, including...
  20. Completed Projects
    http://www.solihull.gov.uk/planning/dc/ViewApp.asp http://www.resortsworldnec.co.uk/default/index.cfm/about-resorts-world/
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