Posted in Architecture, Birmingham, England

Beyond Birmingham Suburbs – The Buildings You Need To Check Out!

Birmingham Suburbs hold some worthwhile pieces of Architecture. It is most definitely worth venturing out and checking out some of these.

1. Cadburys Factory

Cadbury World is a visitor attraction, featuring a self-guided exhibition tour, created and run by the Cadbury chocolate company. It houses a manufacturing site, and has expanded and developed its content through ‘continuous improvement’.It gives visitors the opportunity to explore and discover chocolate’s history, and to learn about the origins and story of the Cadbury business.

2. Edgbaston Cricket Ground

Edgbaston Cricket Ground, is a cricket ground in Edgbaston. It hosts a wide range of cricket matches. Edgbaston has also hosted the T20 domestic finals day more than any other cricket ground. The cricket ground also has a variety of conference and banqueting halls available for a variety of events.

3. Sarehole Mill

Sarehole Mill is a Grade II listed water mill on the River Cole in Hall Green, Birmingham, England. It is now run as a museum by the Birmingham Museums Trust. It is known for its association with J. R. R. Tolkien and is one of only two working water mills in Birmingham.

4. Birmingham University

The University of Birmingham is a public research university located in Edgbaston. The main campus of the university occupies a site some 3 miles south-west of Birmingham city centre, in Edgbaston. It is arranged around Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower. Chamberlain may be considered the founder of Birmingham University and was largely responsible for the university gaining its Royal Charter in 1900 and for the development of the Edgbaston campus. The university’s Great Hall is located in the domed Aston Webb Building. The initial 25-acre site was given to the university in 1900 by Lord Calthorpe.

5. Perrott’s Folly

Perrott’s Folly, also known The Observatory, is a 29-metre tall tower, built in 1758. It is a Grade II* listed building in Edgbaston. Built in the open Rotton Park by John Perrott in 1758, who lived in Belbroughton, the tower now stands high above the local residential and business housing.

6. MAC Birmingham

The Midlands Arts Centre, is a non-profit arts centre situated in Cannon Hill Park, Edgbaston, Birmingham, England. It was established in 1962 and is registered as an educational charity which hosts plays, concerts and films shows, and holds art exhibitions, music classes, and workshops for all ages.

7. Birmingham LG Arena

The Genting Arena is a multipurpose indoor arena located at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) near Birmingham. It has a capacity of 16,000 seats. The venue was built as the seventh hall of the NEC complex.

8. Resorts World

Set within a shopping mall overlooking Pendigo Lake, this contemporary hotel is a minute’s walk from the Genting International Casino and an 11-minute walk from Birmingham International train station.

9. Birmingham Botanical Gardens

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens are a 15 acres botanical garden situated in Edgbaston, Birmingham, England. They are located a mile and a half from Birmingham city centre. It is an independent educational charity.

10. Moxhull Hall

Moxhull Hall is a truly special place. This lovely Victorian mansion, set in 8 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens is the perfect venue for hosting weddings and a unique place for conferences, restaurant dining or overnight stays. Privately owned, the place is alive with warmth, hospitality and individual style. Original grandeur alongside modern, contemporary design gives Moxhull Hall a personality all of its own.

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