Review: Masterplan to tame Birmingham's remaining inner ring road

A proposed masterplan for a mixed use expansion of the emerging Snow Hill business district in central Birmingham has laudable aims of improving connectivity, says Andy Owen. But its downgrading of a key element of the city's inner ring road will need to be handled with great care

by Andy Owen
External wood has been used extensively throughout the buildings [Picture credit: John Baker]
External wood has been used extensively throughout the buildings [Picture credit: John Baker]

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