Colmore Row

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Colmore Row is a street in Birmingham City Centre in the centre of Birmingham, England, running from Victoria Square to just beyond Snow Hill station.wikipedia
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Colmore Row is a street in Birmingham City Centre in the centre of Birmingham, England, running from Victoria Square to just beyond Snow Hill station.
It is a short walk from St. Philip's Cathedral on Colmore Row and is on the main pedestrian route between the Bull Ring and Brindleyplace areas.

St Philip's Cathedral, Birmingham

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Development of the south of the lane started with the building of St Philip's Church (now St Philip's Cathedral) in 1708.
St Philip's was built in the early 18th century in the Baroque style by Thomas Archer and is located on Colmore Row, Birmingham, England.

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Colmore Row is a street in Birmingham City Centre in the centre of Birmingham, England, running from Victoria Square to just beyond Snow Hill station.
Colmore Row is the centre of the Colmore Row and Environs Conservation Area which consists of St. Philip's Cathedral.

Birmingham Snow Hill railway station

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Colmore Row is a street in Birmingham City Centre in the centre of Birmingham, England, running from Victoria Square to just beyond Snow Hill station.
The Great Western Hotel was closed at the same time (as guests complained of being kept awake by goods trains running underneath) and converted into railway offices, and a passenger entrance was provided on Colmore Row, which became the station's main entrance.

122–124 Colmore Row

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122–124 Colmore Row is a Grade I listed building on Colmore Row in Birmingham, England.

103 Colmore Row

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103 Colmore Row, formerly known as National Westminster House, was a building on Colmore Row, Birmingham, England.

Grand Hotel, Birmingham

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The hotel occupies the greater part of a block bounded by Colmore Row, Church Street, Barwick Street and Livery Street and overlooks St Philip's Cathedral and churchyard.

Great Western Arcade

The Great Western Arcade is a covered Grade II listed Victorian shopping arcade lying between Colmore Row and Temple Row in Birmingham City Centre, England.

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Colmore Row is a street in Birmingham City Centre in the centre of Birmingham, England, running from Victoria Square to just beyond Snow Hill station.

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Colmore Row is a street in Birmingham City Centre in the centre of Birmingham, England, running from Victoria Square to just beyond Snow Hill station.

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Colmore Row is a street in Birmingham City Centre in the centre of Birmingham, England, running from Victoria Square to just beyond Snow Hill station.

Protected area

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Colmore Row and its environs were designated a conservation area in 1971, which was extended twice in 1985.

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Before this area of Birmingham was developed in the 18th century, Colmore Row was a country lane called New Hall Lane, connecting the roads from City centre to Dudley and West Bromwich and separating the farmlands of the New Hall Estate to the north from those of the Inge Estate to the south.

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Before this area of Birmingham was developed in the 18th century, Colmore Row was a country lane called New Hall Lane, connecting the roads from City centre to Dudley and West Bromwich and separating the farmlands of the New Hall Estate to the north from those of the Inge Estate to the south.

Act of Parliament

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In 1746, a private Act of Parliament opened up the New Hall Estate to the north for development, with the first plots being let and developed from 1747 onwards.

Georgian architecture

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The original buildings of Colmore Row were the brick and stucco Georgian houses typical of the late 18th century.

Victorian architecture

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The 120 year leases on these properties started to expire in the 1840s and 1850s, and between 1869 and 1900 all were replaced by the late Victorian commercial premises that still give the street its predominant character.

World War II

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After the Second World War, Colmore Row was to have formed part of the extensive Inner Ring Road system planned by City Engineer Herbert Manzoni.

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After the Second World War, Colmore Row was to have formed part of the extensive Inner Ring Road system planned by City Engineer Herbert Manzoni.

Barclays

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In the 1980s, Barclays proposed a redevelopment of 55-73 Colmore Row.

Local planning authority

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The local planning authority called for greater retention of the building structure as with other schemes in the area.

Mansard roof

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The use of façadism on the building has since been seen as successful following the addition of Mansard roofs providing additional floorspace.

IATA airport code

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In addition to Snow Hill station, Colmore Row also hosts the city centre bus stops AB to AF - which together have the IATA location identifier code ZBC.