Closed shop

Michael Scott has spent the last few years hanging out in disused buildings taking photos, but rather than being arrested and locked up he’s been given an Arts Council grant and the photos are being exhibited in the Central Library until the 12th of September. He’s snapped the HP factory, the Central studios and the Lancaster Circus fire station (which I now find out is shut).

Here Yesterday, Gone Today
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  • dp

    Isn't that scheduled for demolition and replacement with a skyscraper?

  • Seems to be the default position for interesting buildings in Brum. rnrnI found this: http://forum.birminghamhistory.co.uk/showthread.php?p=229172rnrn“If the fire authority gets its way, the entire site will be sold for redevelopment with the existing landmark 1930s building to remain intact but with the addition of a soaring glass-fronted skyscraper to be built in the internal courtyard.”

  • Seems to be the default position for interesting buildings in Brum. rnrnI found this: http://forum.birminghamhistory.co.uk/showthread.php?p=229172rnrn“If the fire authority gets its way, the entire site will be sold for redevelopment with the existing landmark 1930s building to remain intact but with the addition of a soaring glass-fronted skyscraper to be built in the internal courtyard.”

  • Seems to be the default position for interesting buildings in Brum. rnrnI found this: http://forum.birminghamhistory.co.uk/showthread.php?p=229172rnrn“If the fire authority gets its way, the entire site will be sold for redevelopment with the existing landmark 1930s building to remain intact but with the addition of a soaring glass-fronted skyscraper to be built in the internal courtyard.”

  • Seems to be the default position for interesting buildings in Brum.

    I found this: http://forum.birminghamhistory.co.uk/showthread

    “If the fire authority gets its way, the entire site will be sold for redevelopment with the existing landmark 1930s building to remain intact but with the addition of a soaring glass-fronted skyscraper to be built in the internal courtyard.”