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So what is it for?

Apart from being one of the tallest buildings in town, I'm never very sure why this building is... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Dudley, United Kingdom
Noticeable landmark

This communications tower stands tall overlooking Birmingham. It’s not particularly grand but holds... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 May 2018
“So what is it for?”
26 Apr 2018
“Noticeable landmark ”
Standing just under 500 feet in height, this major Birmingham landmark is known by the cluster of satellite dishes and aerials that top its crown.
Lionel St., Birmingham B3 1HQ, England
+44 121 693 6300
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’d love to see the view from the top of this tower. It’s been a Birmingham landmark for as long as I can recall.

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Apart from being one of the tallest buildings in town, I'm never very sure why this building is necessary is an age ion digital communications. I know that in a previous generation, being up high probably helped the transmission, I don't think that's the case...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

This communications tower stands tall overlooking Birmingham. It’s not particularly grand but holds its place amongst many landmarks in Birmingham.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

More cylindrical than the London one but equally as impressive. I do feel it's a missed opportunity not being able to go up the tower.

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This is an iconic building and a big part of the Birmingham skyline. Although it is not a particularly attractive looking building.

Thank shropshirenick
Reviewed 7 August 2017

A few streets away from main town centre, worth taking a few pictures of, quite an unusual building.

Thank greekqueen
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This tower is a really useful landmark which can be seen from many parts of the city, and I have often used it to orientate myself when visiting Birmingham. Apart from that, it isn't really an attraction because it is not open to the public...More

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 21 September 2016

it's an ugly tower lets be honest. I only use it to orientate myself when i need to go around St. Paul. considering it is one of the tallest building in Bham, why not open it to allow people to get to the roof to...More

Thank Stefano915
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Whereas I will happily champion the right to keep iconic structures such as the Rotunda, I must say that I question the need to keep the Telecom Tower. Some people tend to assume that just because a building has been here for a while it...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 26 May 2016

As a boy in the seventies I dragged my grandma from the city centre to look and hopefully go inside but as now it wasn't open to the public. I still think it's an iconic structure that's not unattractive having been modernised in keeping with...More

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