Review: New town centre an 'uneasy compromise'

The new town centre at Longbridge in Birmingham feels like an uneasy compromise between a walkable urban neighbourhood and a car dominated business/retail park, says Geoff Wright.

by Geoff Wright
[credit: Geoff Wright} The town centre has an urban heart with shops fronting on to the High Street
[credit: Geoff Wright} The town centre has an urban heart with shops fronting on to the High Street

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