Aston Triangle

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Aston University from the Aston Expressway

Aston Triangle is an area of Birmingham City Centre, England. The area is mostly dominated by higher education facilities. Aston University is based within the Aston Triangle area and the logo of the establishment takes from the shape of the area[citation needed]. Birmingham City University also uses facilities on the Aston University campus. These are in Gosta Green together with Birmingham Institute of Art and Design and Aston Science Park. The site has large numbers of teaching buildings and student halls of residence, which are used by Aston University. Three large towers containing student dwellings are to be demolished and replaced with more student accommodation[citation needed].

The triangular headquarters of West Midlands Fire Service was located at Lancaster Circus. The building has been purchased by the Watkin Jones Group who have plans[citation needed] to construct a high rise building in the courtyard of the building. West Midlands Five Service are currently[when?] constructing new headquarters in Duddeston. The area is also a centre of healthcare in Birmingham. An old Victorian building, which used to be the General Hospital, is now the Birmingham Children's Hospital. Adjacent to this is the Birmingham Dental Hospital of postwar architecture.

Coordinates: 52°29′10″N 1°53′24″W / 52.4860°N 1.8900°W / 52.4860; -1.8900