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  1. Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Cityscapes and Skyline Photos
    .:: BIRMINGHAM | THE SECOND CITY ::.-- POPULATION - 1,074,300 -- Birmingham Skyline by A.M.D.R., on Flickr
  2. Visit United Kingdom Of Great Britain

    The Urban Tourist
    Visit United Kingdom Of Great Britain United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland[nb 5] (commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK, or Britain) is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe. The country includes the island...
  3. Opinions on London

    London Metro Area
    How has London changed in the years since you've lived there? Is it quieter? Busier? Better? Worse? Cleaner? Dirtier? This should become the London General Opinion Thread
  4. Impressions of Cambridge, the University town

    Cityscapes and Skyline Photos
    The city of Cambridge is a university town and the administrative centre of the county of Cambridgeshire, England, UK. It lies in East Anglia about 50 miles (80 km) north of London. Cambridge is most widely known as the home of the University of Cambridge founded in 1209, which has been...

    Urban Showcase
    Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town in the county of Dorset, England. It is also the largest settlement between Southampton and Plymouth. With Poole and Christchurch, Bournemouth forms the South East Dorset conurbation, which has a total population of approximately 400,000. Bournemouth's...
  6. Protection of British Colonial Architecture

    Classic Architecture
    Hi everyone! Hoping you can help me out - I'm trying to find examples of British colonial architecture located in the former British Empire (India, Singapore, HK, Malaysia, South Africa, etc) that has been preserved or restored. Even more specifically, I'm hoping to find examples of this...

    Urban Showcase
    Southampton is the largest city in the county of Hampshire on the south coast of England, and is situated 75 miles south-west of London and 19 miles north-west of Portsmouth. The city represents the core of the Greater Southampton region, and the city itself has an estimated population of...
  8. London 2012 | Team GB

    Speakers' Corner
    There is now only 15 months to go until the Opening Ceremony, which means we are now starting to see events and championships to help qualify, or qualify, for the 2012 Games. The success (for us) of the games will not only be measured on the Venues, Atmosphere, Security etc..., but mainly on...
  9. London 2012 | Olympic Stadium Wrap

    Speakers' Corner
    The Olympic Stadium will be the most iconic image of the 2012 games. Billions of viewers will see the stadium on TV everyday during the Olympics and 8 million ticket holders will see the stadium up close in person. However, due to the current economic climate and over spending on other Olympic...
  10. The GREAT NORTH RUN - The UK's biggest Road Race / The World's biggest Half Marathon

    Newcastle Metro Area
    . The Journal - Friday September 28th 1990. We have just had the 30th Great North Run, this was the TENTH. Bit of a coincidence with this year, as 'yet again' I was going to run, but didn't . . . OR (more like) I just DIDN'T!! . . . As ever, I am happy to do enlargements of particular...
  11. LONDON - 2012 Summer Olympic Games / Games of the XXX Olympiad

    Stadiums and Sport Arenas
    Updates Olympic site: Frans Zwart on Flickr key at top left close-ups: some pix of Zaha Hadid's Aquatic Centre, and the Olympic Village:
  12. Best Town Hall in UK - (Non-UK Nationals only)

    European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    So guys which one you think is the best Town Hall in UK BIRMINGHAM (Split between two building) MANCHESTER LEEDS GLASGOW CARDIFF SHEFFIELD
  13. 2DAY IN BRISTOL - A Visual Diary

    Urban Showcase
    2DAY IN BRISTOL - Through the eyes of a Bristolian! INTRODUCTION This is a visual diary of Bristol, the Capital of the West Country. My last one came to an end so abruptly because of my last camera braking. That led to me hastily buying a new one and now I have and have put it to good use over...
  14. LONDON - Olympic Stadium (60,000)

    West Ham United FC 3x Cup: 1964, 1975, 1980 1x Supercup: 1964 1x UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: 1965 The London Olympic Stadium 80,000 seats The Olympic Stadium has been designed in an innovative way that allows for an 80,000 seat Athletics stadium to be converted into a more easily...
  15. Some beautiful British scenery

    The 1022m Buachaille Eltive Mor near Glen Coe in the Scottish Highlands is one of Britain's prettiest mountains.
  16. UK - One photo per day

    General Photography
    As every other country on earth has one of these threads, i'll make one for the UK. Only one per day please, first come, first served, if someone has already posted, leave it until after midnight GMT, thank you :) Other than that anything from anywhere in the country is welcome, urban, rural...
  17. Birmingham - The Second City Of The United Kingdom

    Cityscapes and Skyline Photos
    So on sunday I went to Birmingham and I have to say that I found myself impressed by it.Really cool city - very fresh modern lively and European (whatever that means) with great modern/old architecture quality public spaces etc. Photos : 1...
  18. LONDON | St. George Wharf Tower | 181m | 50 fl | Com

    DN Archives
    St George's Wharf (Vauxhall Tower) London Height: 181m Floors: 49 Architect: Broadway Malyan Developer: St George Links: Broadway Malyan Notes: - If built, the Vauxhall Tower would be the tallest residential building in the UK. - Energy...
  19. LONDON | Twentytwo | 278m | 913ft | 62 fl | T/O

    Bishopsgate Tower - "The Pinnacle" The City Height: 288m | Floors: 63 | Architect: Kohn Pederson Fox | Developer: Union Investment Real Estate AG (formerly known as DIFA) Links: Bishopsgate Tower promotional video (23mb) | Skyscrapernews listing Notes: At 288 metres, the Bishopsgate Tower...
  20. LONDON | Network Rail: Overground, Thameslink, Crossrail

    Subways and Urban Transport
    St. Pancras Eurostar - Thameslink Terminal Rail link to Eurostar? Sorry, you'll have to walk Ben Webster Transport Correspondent 5 May 2005 The Times Thousands of people travelling by train to the Continent will have to pass through a "ghost station" because the Government has delayed...