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This city square in the heart of Birmingham features the War Memorial in its center, and is surrounded by important attractions such as the ICC, Birmingham Rep and the Symphony Hall.
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Broad St., Birmingham B1 2AE, England
Ladywood
+44 121 693 6300
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Reviewed February 27, 2019

Currently covered in scaffolding and builders. I'm sure it'll be lovely when it's finished. Surrounded by the ICC and library, easy to locate from the cranes!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

The revamp is well underway and there are tower cranes. BUT this is still a stunning feature of the city. Lovely building and open space. Very nice place to visit and close to New Street.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank northants90
Reviewed August 31, 2018

When finished it will be ace but at the moment its just a massive construction plot obscured by boards ...... so for the next year or so avoid as there is nothing to see.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jake-from-Liverpool
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Massive redevelopment in this area masks the square and its building. Once complete the area will get a great boost

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank N8699PYpeterw
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Lots of work going on in the area at the moment - the Square is being redeveloped but will be amazing when finished, with the water feature working!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Davedarcy133
Reviewed June 10, 2018

As a result of the extensive building work going on here at present cant appreciate too much the architecture both old and new

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GPTLebu
Reviewed May 11, 2018

The area is lined with high panels with a lot of building work going on behind them making it difficult to walk around and explore the area at the moment.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KevinRayment
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Very busy when we visited because of the commonwealth games handover. Concert on at the time. Being redeveloped but still a nice area.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ian_dempster
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

There was a concert underway when we visited to welcome back the commonwealth competitors and to handover the games to Birmingham in 2022. Great party atmosphere

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank albeback1
Reviewed March 1, 2018

We had put Centenary Square on our list of places to visit, but what a surprise that this square had been transferred into one huge building site. Hopefully it will regain its beauty soon and everyone will be able to enjoy it again.

Date of experience: February 2018
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