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RE: OPEN ALL HOURS

#2671 by Sheldonboy , Sat Apr 16, 2011 8:55 pm

This is the start of the God awful monster of a Library set to dwarf Baskerville House and the repertory Theatre.


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#2672 by phil ( deleted ) , Sat Apr 16, 2011 9:22 pm

I could never work out why Baskerville House couldn't have been used with a sympathetic extension of course. Its a pretty big place inside I used to go there regularly to the planning department. It would have been much better and cheaper of course.

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#2673 by Sheldonboy , Sat Apr 16, 2011 9:49 pm

Phil there was a plan some years ago to make Baskerville House into a five star hotel. It would have been a perfect transformation. What a waste of an opportunity.


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#2674 by Frothy , Sat Apr 16, 2011 10:14 pm

Still some lovely buildings being built. Brindley Place today


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#2675 by signman ( deleted ) , Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:47 am

I agree Frothy, Brindley Place is the best part of the city nowadays, pity about the crappy costa coffee hut in the first photo,
Unfortunatly most of the buildings are inhabited by the banking fraternity and finance related add-ons.

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#2676 by signman ( deleted ) , Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:10 am

Think I'll come back to brum, 3rd murder here in 2 weeks.

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#2677 by Sheldonboy , Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:43 am

Posted by signman
I agree Frothy, Brindley Place is the best part of the city nowadays, pity about the crappy costa coffee hut in the first photo,
Unfortunatly most of the buildings are inhabited by the banking fraternity and finance related add-ons.


I also agree, most of the Brindley place area is a masterpiece. Most of of the area does fit together nicely and links very well with the ICC.
Most of the Mailbox area was a nice place to be. That was in my humble opinion before they started to build The Cube. ( appropriately named as that is all it is ).


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RE: OPEN ALL HOURS

#2678 by signman ( deleted ) , Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:44 am

Anyone surfaced yet.
This is the fastest I have ever seen a building go up,a few weeks ago this was a hole in the ground.

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#2679 by signman ( deleted ) , Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:46 am

Morning SB our posts must have clashed.

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#2680 by signman ( deleted ) , Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:47 am

Looks like you gone beserk with your camera SB.

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#2681 by Sheldonboy , Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:50 am

Good morning John I was just following your last piece.
As a designer John. Can you answer a question for me please.
As more and more people are into designing and thousands of people are working their way through Art and Design Schools. Also more and more money goes into building and production. Why are we faced every day with more and more BLAND CRAP. SB


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RE: OPEN ALL HOURS

#2682 by Sheldonboy , Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:52 am

Posted by signman
Looks like you gone beserk with your camera SB.


Not really John, when I am out and about in town I take pictures of anything and everything, As you know digital makes this affordable. From time to time especially of forums this proves useful. SB


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RE: OPEN ALL HOURS

#2683 by Sheldonboy , Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:55 am

Posted by signman
Anyone surfaced yet.
This is the fastest I have ever seen a building go up,a few weeks ago this was a hole in the ground.



We have the same thing in Brum John. There are five Hotels going up that I know of. Two Travelodges, two Holiday Inns and a Hotel La Tour. SB


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#2684 by signman ( deleted ) , Sun Apr 17, 2011 7:13 am

SB, I put it down to people trying to be too clever, and coming up with buildings totally unfit for the purpose they were intended for.
We have just had a design turned down here (thankfully) that looked like a pile of squashed drinks cans by a world famous architect, I'll post a pic when I can find it,half the time I think designers get their inspiration from rubbish bins.

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#2685 by signman ( deleted ) , Sun Apr 17, 2011 7:20 am

Herew is the wonderful (ha ha) design .

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