From Canals and Victorians to Todays City 13:30 - 15:15
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From Canals and Victorians to Todays City 13:30 - 15:15

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Stop At: Library of Birmingham 4 Centenary Square Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2ND England

We start and finish at this amazing new liibrary that is one of the major tourist attractions of Birmingham

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: International Convention Centre (ICC) Birmingham, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA England

We look at Symphony Hall ad the ICC and it's role in the city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Brindleyplace, 2 Brunswick Street, Birmingham B1 2JF England

We look at the history of Brindleyplace as well as the modern day.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Gas Street Basin Gas Street, Birmingham B1 2JT England

We consider the coming of the canals and look at this amazingly atmospheric centre of the Country's canal network.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BD England

We consider public art and also the development of Birmingham during the Victorian period. We look at the developments in the up to date city

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3HQ England

We look at the way Birmingham is moving into the future.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, 3 Congreve Passage Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DA England

We pass the entrance and see the amazing 1880s design of the double portico.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: The Mailbox, 7 Commercial Street, Birmingham B1 1RS England

We see the conversion of the former post office sorting office into a mixed use development which includes the Birmingham headquarters of the BBC.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Cube, 196 Wharfside Street, Birmingham B1 1RN England

The cube is major development at the back part of the Mailbox development. Views from the upper floors are among the best in the city.

Duration: 1 minute

Pass By: Ikon Gallery, 1 Oozells Square Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2HS England

The Ikon Gallery was originally built as a school and is one of over forty built by the architects Martin & Chamberlain.

Stop At: Hall of Memory, Centenary Sq., Birmingham B1 2DY England

Art Deco style memorial built originally in 1925 to remember the fallen of the First World War but now includes WW II and more recent conflicts. Houses some fantastic art deco features including William Bloye tablets.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: ICC Mall, The International Convention Centre Centenary Sq., Birmingham B1 2DY England

The main route from Centenary Square to the canalside.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Town Hall Birmingham, Town Hall Victoria Square, Birmingham B3 3DQ England

The oldest building in Victoria Square dating from 1834.

Duration: 5 minutes

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  • Entry/Admission - Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
  • Entry/Admission - The Mailbox
  • Entry/Admission - The Cube
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  • This tour may use an audio system - but not always.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The current route is not suitable for disabled access throughout. If you have any access issues please do contact us and we will try and ensure we can accommodate you. Our Access Policy is clearly stated on the Positively Birmingham Walking Tours website
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
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