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Old Posted Sep 8, 2017, 9:11 AM
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SNOW HILL AND COLMORE BUSINESS DISTRICT:
- BT Tower, Colmore Gate, St Chad's Cathedral, Jewellery District


This is the main business district of Birmingham, filled with modern office highrises and new skyscrapers u/c. It is situated right next to the Cathedral Square, with the street Colmore Row between. Snow Hill is the name of the railway station and the hill where it is situated. This district looks like an American city. Here you find Colmore Gate, a postmodern highrise builsing, St Chad's Cathedral, a red brick twin towered church completed in 1841, mother church of the Archdiocese of Birmingham and the Western Arcade. A 18-storey Holiday Inn opened recently, and a new Hilton is under construction. Colmore borders to the Jewellery District, a small scale historic district West of downtown, where you find a lot of jewelleries. BT Tower, a 152m tall telecom tower from 1966, that is Birmingham's tallest structure, is situated right next to Snow Hill.
Snow Hill 14 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Snow Hill 16 by Nightsky, on Flickr
BT Tower, Snow Hill by Nightsky, on Flickr
Colmore Business District 01 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Colmore Business District 04 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Colmore Business District 05 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Colmore Business District 07 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Colmore Business District 08 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Colmore Business District 10 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Colmore Business District 11 by Nightsky, on Flickr

Jewellery Quarter by Nightsky, on Flickr
Nearby Jewellery Quarter is famous for its many jewelleries.
Snow Hill 21 - St Chads Cathedral by Nightsky, on Flickr
Snow Hill 22 - St Chads Cathedral by Nightsky, on Flickr
They still have school uniform in Britain!
Snow Hill 25 - Colmore Gate by Nightsky, on Flickr
BT Tower 03 by Nightsky, on Flickr
BT Tower 04 by Nightsky, on Flickr
BT Tower, the tallest structure in Birmingham. Built in 1966, 152m tall.

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