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[14 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

The next phase of refurbishment has commenced at Birmingham’s New Street Station, bbc.co.uk reports, where the finished article is expected to feature a futuristic, metallic exterior. Contractors have started to remove the dated and unattractive 1960s pebbledash from the east side of the station, in order that the enlarged building can be covered with super-shiny […]

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[13 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

The first of 8,000 steel cladding panels have been installed as part of Birmingham New Street’s £600 million regeneration. The cladding project is expected to take over two years to complete, by which time the entire station will be covered in the reflective panels. The north side of the building is reportedly the first section […]

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[22 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

Engineers have begun the redevelopment of Birmingham’s New Street in earnest, starting with preparatory works on the impressive stainless steel cladding facade. The 16,000 metre facade will be the focal point of the train station’s redevelopment that has been specially designed to “reflect the movement of the city and the station”, say project directors on NewStreetStart.co.uk. […]