The imposing Council House forms the northeastern face of the town centre.
The west side of Victoria Sq is marked out by the neoclassical Town Hall, constructed in 1834 and styled after the Temple of Castor and...
Birmingham Central Library
Although each of the universities and university colleges has its own excellent libraries, you might still end up writing an essay or...
Favourite of Birmingham’s student, indie and alternative crowds.
Bag a window seat at Eat and sip on a latte while admiring the grand old architecture of Victoria Sq.
Victoria Square information
Birmingham's grandest civic buildings cluster around pedestrianised Victoria Sq, at the western end of New St, dominated by the stately facade of Council House , erected in 1874–79. A facelift in the 1990s gave the square modernist sphinxes and a fountain topped by a naked female figure, nicknamed 'the floozie in the jacuzzi' by locals, overlooked by a disapproving statue of Queen Victoria .