List of public art in Birmingham

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This is a list of public art in Birmingham, in the West Midlands county of England. This list applies only to works of public art accessible in an outdoor public space. For example, this does not include artworks in museums.

Central Birmingham/ Ladywood[edit]

City Core[edit]

Victoria Square[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Statue of Queen Victoria - geograph.org.uk - 1189730.jpg Queen Victoria Victoria Square

52°28′46″N 1°54′11″W / 52.479536°N 1.903073°W / 52.479536; -1.903073
1901 (1901), 1951 (1951) Thomas Brock, William Bloye statue Bronze Birmingham City Council Recast by William Bloye from a marble statue by Thomas Brock[1]
Victoria Square, Birmingham - geograph.org.uk - 843931.jpg
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River, Youth, Guardians and Object (Variations) Victoria Square

52°28′47″N 1°54′12″W / 52.479626°N 1.90322°W / 52.479626; -1.90322
c. 1993 (1993) Dhruva Mistry statues Bronze Birmingham City Council [2]
Victoria Square - Sphinx-like Guardian - near the former General Post Office.JPG Guardian Sphinx 1 Victoria Square

52°28′46″N 1°54′09″W / 52.479472°N 1.902429°W / 52.479472; -1.902429
1993 (1993) Dhruva Mistry statue Stone Birmingham City Council
Victoria Square - Sphinx-like Guardian - near Christchurch Passage.JPG Guardian Sphinx 2 Victoria Square

52°28′47″N 1°54′07″W / 52.479693°N 1.901995°W / 52.479693; -1.901995
1993 (1993) Dhruva Mistry statue Stone Birmingham City Council
Iron Man - geograph.org.uk - 1713131.jpg Iron: Man Victoria Square

52°28′46″N 1°54′09″W / 52.479536°N 1.902484°W / 52.479536; -1.902484
1996 (1996) Anthony Gormley statue iron Birmingham City Council

Chamberlain Square[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Joseph Chamberlain Memorial (4618522965).jpg
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Chamberlain Memorial Chamberlain Square

52°28′48″N 1°54′15″W / 52.479877°N 1.904259°W / 52.479877; -1.904259
1880 (1880) John Henry Chamberlain memorial Stone Grade II listed[3] Birmingham City Council Might be affected by the Paradise Circus redevelopment from 2015. But is part of the plans for the new look Chamberlain Square.
Chamberlain Square - geograph.org.uk - 556412.jpg Birmingham Man Chamberlain Square

52°28′45″N 1°54′21″W / 52.479089°N 1.905724°W / 52.479089; -1.905724
1993 (1993) statue Bronze Birmingham City Council Depicts Thomas Attwood
James Watt - Statue - Birmingham - 2005-10-13.jpg James Watt Chamberlain Square

52°28′47″N 1°54′16″W / 52.479825°N 1.904566°W / 52.479825; -1.904566
1868 Alexander Munro statue Stone Birmingham City Council Might be affected by the Paradise Circus redevelopment from 2015.
Chamberlain Square Statue Priestley.jpg Joseph Priestley Chamberlain Square

52°28′48″N 1°54′17″W / 52.479923°N 1.904601°W / 52.479923; -1.904601
1874 (1874) Francis John Williamson statue Bronze Birmingham City Council Recast in bronze 1951. Might be affected by the Paradise Circus redevelopment from 2015.
Museum Collections Centre - 25 Dollman Street - Garage - Statue of George Dawson.jpg George Dawson 1880 (1880) Thomas Woolner Statue Stone Grade II listed[4] Birmingham City Council Formerly in Chamberlain Square (near Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery). Presently in storage at the Museums Collection Centre.

Bullring[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Birmingham - Nelson.JPG
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Statue of Horatio Nelson Bull Ring

52°28′38″N 1°53′38″W / 52.477281°N 1.893949°W / 52.477281; -1.893949
1809 (1809) Richard Westmacott statue and railings Bronze Grade II* listed[5] Birmingham City Council
The Bull Ring Bull - geograph.org.uk - 1032158.jpg The Guardian Bull Ring

52°28′40″N 1°53′43″W / 52.477732°N 1.895273°W / 52.477732; -1.895273
2003 (2003) Laurence Broderick Bronze
The Tree of Life - geograph.org.uk - 1712443.jpg The Tree of Life Edgbaston Street

52°28′35″N 1°53′44″W / 52.476383°N 1.895424°W / 52.476383; -1.895424
2005 (2005) Lorenzo Quinn Bronze Commemorates civilian victims of the Blitz in Birmingham
Bullring - Spiceal Street - tree sculpture.JPG Tree Sculpture Spiceal Street, Bullring

52°28′37″N 1°53′38″W / 52.476849°N 1.893783°W / 52.476849; -1.893783
2011 (2011) Wolfgang Buttress sculpture copper Bullring The 44ft tall tree was made with the reclaimed copper roof from the Spiral Cafe which was removed to make way for the new row of restaurants [6]
24 Hour Route - Bullring - Birmingham New Street Station side - ramp (16298405480).jpg
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24 hour Route Ramps near the Bull Ring (either side of Rotunda Square)

52°28′41″N 1°53′44″W / 52.478029°N 1.895602°W / 52.478029; -1.895602
2004 (2004) Anuradha Patel Railings Painted Steel Birmingham City Council An important pedestrian route between Birmingham New Street Station and Birmingham Moor Street Station [7]

Old Square[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Tony Hancock in Old Square Birmingham.jpg
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Tony Hancock Old Square, Birmingham

52°28′54″N 1°53′43″W / 52.481777°N 1.895411°W / 52.481777; -1.895411
1996 (1996) Bruce Williams Steel Birmingham City Council [2]
Old Square, Kenneth Budd.jpg Old Square Old Square, Birmingham

52°28′56″N 1°53′42″W / 52.482292°N 1.895002°W / 52.482292; -1.895002
1967 (1967) Kenneth Budd Mural Fibreglass Birmingham City Council
Mosaic at Ballantynes.JPG Ballantynes mosaic Ballantynes - The Priory Queensway

52°28′55″N 1°53′34″W / 52.481916°N 1.892894°W / 52.481916; -1.892894
 () Mosaic Tiles

Steelhouse Conservation Area[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Wattilisk.JPG Wattilisk Queen Elizabeth II Law Courts - Dalton Street / Newton Street

52°28′58″N 1°53′34″W / 52.482739°N 1.892831°W / 52.482739; -1.892831
1987 (1987) Vincent Woropay Sculpture black Indian granite Birmingham City Council Depicts James Watt based on Egyptian obelisks and Native American totem poles [8]
Pitman Chambers, Corporation Street - sculpture on top (3854320166).jpg
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Pitman and Murdoch Chambers sculptures Pitman Chambers and Murdoch Chambers, 153-161 Corporation Street

52°28′58″N 1°53′38″W / 52.482779°N 1.894026°W / 52.482779; -1.894026
1896 (1896) Benjamin Creswick Sculpture Stone Grade II* listed[9]
The Wesleyan - Colmore Square - fountain sculpture (16530038575).jpg
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Fountain sculpture outside The Wesleyan The Wesleyan - Colmore Square

52°28′59″N 1°53′48″W / 52.483191°N 1.896708°W / 52.483191; -1.896708
 () Sculpture / fountain Steel The Wesleyan

Birmingham New Street Station[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
John Bright Street Sculpture outside Orion Building .JPG Untitled Sculpture John Bright Street (near Hill Street and Navigation Street)

52°28′40″N 1°54′06″W / 52.477779°N 1.901649°W / 52.477779; -1.901649
1986 (1986) Lea Grandjean Stone Lepine Lime Birmingham City Council [10]
Birmingham New Street Station - horse sculpture (7263706396).jpg Iron Horse Birmingham New Street Station

52°28′40″N 1°54′03″W / 52.47786°N 1.900827°W / 52.47786; -1.900827
1987 (1987) Kevin Atherton sculpture iron Network Rail 12 horses were commissioned in 1987 between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton

Great Charles Street Queensway[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Birmingham Feeny Art Gallery Bloy.jpg Allegories of Art and Industry Over the north-west door of Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (The Feeney Gallery extension), Great Charles Street

52°28′52″N 1°54′18″W / 52.4811°N 1.9050°W / 52.4811; -1.9050
c. 1919 (1919) William Bloye Stone Grade II* listed[11] Birmingham City Council [1]
Aesculapius on Birmingham Chest Clinic.jpg Aesculapius Chest Clinic, Great Charles Street

52°28′54″N 1°54′17″W / 52.4817°N 1.9047°W / 52.4817; -1.9047
1930 (1930) William Bloye Stone [1]

Colmore Row Business Improvement District[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Charles Gore, First Bishop of Birmingham - geograph.org.uk - 1591651.jpg Charles Gore, First Bishop of Birmingham Birmingham Cathedral

52°28′52″N 1°53′54″W / 52.48106°N 1.89821°W / 52.48106; -1.89821
1914 (1914) Thomas Stirling Lee statue Bronze Grade II listed[12]
Frederick G. Burnaby bust - Burnaby Obelisk - grounds of St Philip's Cathedral - Birmingham.jpg Burnaby obelisk Near the Temple Row side of the grounds of Birmingham Cathedral

52°28′51″N 1°53′54″W / 52.480950°N 1.898242°W / 52.480950; -1.898242
1885 (1885) Robert Bridgeman of Lichfield War memorial Obelisk Portland stone Grade II listed[13] Burnaby was a military figure who stood as a Conservative candidate for Birmingham seat in Parliament in 1880 (he didn't win it). He died in 1885 at the Battle of Abu Klea, Sudan [14]
St Chad's Circus - geograph.org.uk - 302729.jpg History of Snow Hill St Chad's Queensway

52°29′07″N 1°53′59″W / 52.485203°N 1.899707°W / 52.485203; -1.899707
1968 (1968) Kenneth Budd Mural Birmingham City Council Commemorated Snow Hill railway station. Destroyed in 2007. Remade in 2013, in miniature, by Budd's son, near the bottom of the steps, behind 1 and 9 Colmore Row.
Caroussel - Lloyd House - Snow Hill Queensway (4775292992).jpg Carousel West Midlands Police Headquaters - Lloyd House - Snow Hill Queensway

52°29′02″N 1°53′51″W / 52.483904°N 1.897598°W / 52.483904; -1.897598
1962 (1962) Raymond Forbes King Sculpture Painted Fibreglass West Midlands Police Lloyd House is currently undergoing refurbishment (as of 2015), so this might be in storage.It was formerly the Carousel Restaurant [15]
Banker commuter statue by John McKenna.jpg
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The Commuter Birmingham Snow Hill Station

52°29′02″N 1°53′59″W / 52.483902°N 1.899831°W / 52.483902; -1.899831
1996 (1996) John McKenna statue Bronze Centro It was moved from the concourse to platform 1 and 2. Was moved again when the station was refurbished
L&G Assurance Building 7 Waterloo Street - Bloye Wisdom 561.jpg
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'Wisdom, Fortitude, Charity, Faith' Legal and General Assurance Building, 7 Waterloo Street

52°28′49″N 1°54′00″W / 52.480405°N 1.900024°W / 52.480405; -1.900024
1932 (1932) William Bloye Four bas relief panels Portland Stone ashlar Exterior high level bas-relief carvings.[1]
New Oxford House 16 Waterloo Street - Bloye capital 507.JPG
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Capitals and pediment sculptures New Oxford House, 16 Waterloo Street

52°28′48″N 1°54′05″W / 52.479942°N 1.901489°W / 52.479942; -1.901489
1935 (1935) William Bloye Stone Exterior: two capitals, shield above door and upstairs pediment and putto.[1]
Bloye sculptures on Sun Insurance building, Bennetts Hill, Birmingham 84.JPG
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Sun and lettering Sun Insurance Building, Bennetts Hill

52°28′48″N 1°54′01″W / 52.47991°N 1.90025°W / 52.47991; -1.90025
1927 (1927) William Bloye Sun sculpture and lettering Stone bas-relief[1]
Sculpture of Lorenzo Ghiberti on RBS - Royal Bank of Scotland - 79 - 83 Colmore Row, Birmingham.jpg Lorenzo Ghiberti 79 - 83 Colmore Row

52°28′52″N 1°54′01″W / 52.481241°N 1.900409°W / 52.481241; -1.900409
1871 (1871) J. A. Chatwin sculpture Stone Grade II listed[16] Royal Bank of Scotland Built for William Spurrier in 1871-3. A silversmith
Sculpture of Benvenuto Cellini on RBS - Royal Bank of Scotland - 79 - 83 Colmore Row, Birmingham.jpg Benvenuto Cellini 79 - 83 Colmore Row

52°28′52″N 1°54′01″W / 52.481241°N 1.900409°W / 52.481241; -1.900409
1871 (1871) J. A. Chatwin sculpture Stone Grade II listed[16] Royal Bank of Scotland Built for William Spurrier in 1871-3. A silversmith

Westside[edit]

Centenary Square[edit]

Baskerville House[edit]
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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Baskerville - Industry and Genius.jpg Industry and Genius Centenary Square

52°28′47″N 1°54′26″W / 52.4796°N 1.9072°W / 52.4796; -1.9072
1990 (1990) David Patten Stone Birmingham City Council Commemorates John Baskerville
King Edward VII statue Birmingham.JPG
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King Edward VII Memorial Centenary Square

52°28′47″N 1°54′25″W / 52.479761°N 1.906921°W / 52.479761; -1.906921
1913 (1913) Albert Toft statue Stone Grade II listed[17] Birmingham City Council Moved from Highgate Park for restoration in 2009. Reerected in Centenary Square, near Baskerville House in 2011.
Hall of Memory[edit]
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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Birmingham - Hall of memory 6.JPG Air Force Hall of Memory Centenary Square

52°28′46″N 1°54′26″W / 52.479371°N 1.907161°W / 52.479371; -1.907161
1925 (1925) Albert Toft statue Bronze Grade I listed[18] Birmingham City Council
Birmingham - Hall of memory 3.JPG Army Hall of Memory Centenary Square

52°28′46″N 1°54′25″W / 52.479455°N 1.906974°W / 52.479455; -1.906974
1925 (1925) Albert Toft statue Bronze Grade I listed[18] Birmingham City Council
Birmingham - Hall of memory 4.JPG Navy Hall of Memory Centenary Square

52°28′46″N 1°54′25″W / 52.479356°N 1.907028°W / 52.479356; -1.907028
1925 (1925) Albert Toft statue Bronze Grade I listed[18] Birmingham City Council
Birmingham - Hall of memory 7.JPG Women's Services Hall of Memory Centenary Square

52°28′46″N 1°54′25″W / 52.479508°N 1.907051°W / 52.479508; -1.907051
1925 (1925) Albert Toft statue Bronze Grade I listed[18] Birmingham City Council
Bloye Hall of Memory - Call - Frontline - Return.jpg Call - Frontline - Return Hall of Memory Centenary Square

52°28′46″N 1°54′25″W / 52.479508°N 1.907051°W / 52.479508; -1.907051
1925 (1925) William Bloye statue Stone Grade I listed[18] Birmingham City Council High on the walls over the three doorways are the three carved Art Deco bas-relief plaques


Library of Birmingham[edit]
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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Centenary Square - geograph.org.uk - 1033492.jpg
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Spirit of Enterprise 1991 (1991) Tom Lomax Bronze Birmingham City Council Was in Centenary Square; As of 2013 in storage at the Birmingham Museum Collections Centre
ForwardRaymondMason.jpg Forward Centenary Square

52°28′45″N 1°54′29″W / 52.479113°N 1.908175°W / 52.479113; -1.908175
1991 (1991) Raymond Mason Statue Fibreglass Statue was destroyed by arson on 17 April 2003
A Real Birmingham Family.JPG
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A Real Birmingham Family Centenary Square

52°28′45″N 1°54′29″W / 52.479113°N 1.908175°W / 52.479113; -1.908175
2014 (2014) Gillian Wearing Statue Bronze Ikon Gallery & Library of Birmingham

Broad Street[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Boulton, Watt and Murdoch.jpg
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Boulton, Watt and Murdoch Near the House of Sport - Broad Street

52°28′43″N 1°54′30″W / 52.478587°N 1.908395°W / 52.478587; -1.908395
1956 (1956) William Bloye statues Gilded Bronze Birmingham City Council Matthew Boulton, James Watt and William Murdoch
Inner Spirit.JPG Inner Spirit Regency Wharf - Broad Street

52°28′41″N 1°54′35″W / 52.478173°N 1.909734°W / 52.478173; -1.909734
Amanda Brisbane Sculpture Between the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Regency Wharf
Transformer on Broad Street - Reflex - 80s's Bar (5863375049).jpg Reflex Transformer Reflex / 80s Bar - Broad Street

52°28′41″N 1°54′39″W / 52.47811°N 1.910749°W / 52.47811; -1.910749
2011 (2011) Sculpture Reflex Broad Street (Stonegate Pub Company) Inspired by the 1980's Transformers cartoon and toy line

The ICC[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
The Battle of Gods and Giants - Sculpture near The ICC.JPG The Battle of Gods and Giants The ICC (opposite Brindleyplace)

52°28′42″N 1°54′41″W / 52.478406°N 1.911511°W / 52.478406; -1.911511
1990 (1990) Roderick Tye sculpture Bronze Birmingham City Council It was intended to symbolise Birmingham's struggle to rebuild it's centre.

Brindleyplace[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Aquaduct by Miles Davies - Central Square, Brindleyplace - Birmingham.JPG Aqueduct Central Square, Brindleyplace

52°28′41″N 1°54′50″W / 52.477988°N 1.9139°W / 52.477988; -1.9139
1995 (1995) Miles Davies sculpture Bronze phosphor Brindleyplace It was the winning entry in the Brindleyplace PLC competition with the Royal Society of British Sculptors. It is in two pieces, and is in the form of an aqueduct. [19]
Pergola sculpture in Oozells Square, Brindleyplace.JPG Pergola sculpture Oozells Square, Brindleyplace

52°28′39″N 1°54′46″W / 52.477412°N 1.912823°W / 52.477412; -1.912823
1998 (1998) Paul de Monchaux sculpture Stone Brindleyplace Directly opposite the Ikon Gallery
Future - Ten Brindleyplace - Cumberland Street.JPG Future Cumberland Street - Brindleyplace

52°28′37″N 1°54′47″W / 52.477032°N 1.912983°W / 52.477032; -1.912983
2004 (2004) Robert Bowers sculpture / statue Bronze Brindleyplace Located between 8 Brindleyplace and 10 Brindleyplace
Canal lock sculptures - roundabout - Sheepcote Street, Birmingham.JPG Gates Sheepcote Street - Brindleyplace

52°28′35″N 1°54′53″W / 52.476467°N 1.914586°W / 52.476467; -1.914586
1995 (1995) Miles Davies sculpture Bronze phosphor Brindleyplace On the roundabout on Sheepcote Street, close to Brunswick Square and the Brasshouse Language Centre

The Cube[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Waterfront Walk - Worcester & Birmingham Canal - diving sculpture opposite The Cube.jpg Diving Sculpture Waterfront Walk - Worcester & Birmingham Canal, opposite The Cube

52°28′31″N 1°54′28″W / 52.4752°N 1.907826°W / 52.4752; -1.907826
2006 (2006) Cathy Lewis statue Bronze Charles Church Developments Near the Register Office - Holliday Wharf
The Cube - The Lovely People - Urban.JPG The Lovely People - Urban The Cube

52°28′31″N 1°54′25″W / 52.475213°N 1.906956°W / 52.475213; -1.906956
2010 (2010) Temper statue Bronze The Cube
Blue and metal sculpture - Washington Wharf - Worcester & Birmingham Canal (13650126533).jpg Pen nib Washington Wharf opposite Waterfront Walk - Worcester & Birmingham Canal

52°28′29″N 1°54′29″W / 52.474801°N 1.908166°W / 52.474801; -1.908166
 () Sculpture

Ladywood / Five Ways[edit]

Five Ways[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
The Statue of Joseph Sturge at Five ways, Edgbaston.jpg
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Joseph Sturge memorial Five Ways Island in front of the Marriott Hotel (near Harborne Road)

52°28′20″N 1°55′09″W / 52.472195°N 1.919195°W / 52.472195; -1.919195
1862 (1862) John Thomas statue Portland stone Grade II listed[20] Birmingham City Council Commemorates Joseph Sturge. Restored in 2007
Stainless Steel Scultpure in Five Ways Island - blue sky.JPG Stainless Steel Sculpture Five Ways Island

52°28′23″N 1°55′07″W / 52.472923°N 1.918478°W / 52.472923; -1.918478
1973 (1973) Alexander Mann sculpture Stainless steel Birmingham City Council
Auchinleck statue.JPG Claude Auchinleck 1965 (1965) Fiore De Henriques Statue Bronze Since the demolition of the Five Ways Shopping Centre began in 2013, the statue has gone into storage. Not sure if it will return when the new hotel opens in 2016. [21]

Ladywood[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Blondin sculpture Ladywood.jpg Charles Blondin Ladywood Middleway

52°28′36″N 1°55′30″W / 52.4766°N 1.9251°W / 52.4766; -1.9251
1993 (1993) Paul Richardson statue Steel Birmingham City Council
Centro Interchange Ladywood.JPG The Galloping Courier Tesco - Spring Hill, Ladywood

52°29′06″N 1°55′13″W / 52.485124°N 1.920191°W / 52.485124; -1.920191
Public transport interchange Steel Centro
Centro Ladywood Interchange.JPG The Nonsens Ladywood Middleway, Spring Hill, Ladywood

52°29′04″N 1°55′14″W / 52.484478°N 1.920468°W / 52.484478; -1.920468
Public transport interchange Steel Centro
St Thomas's Peace Garden - by Anuradha Patel (16298008678).jpg
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Peace Garden railings St. Thomas' Peace Garden

52°28′24″N 1°54′22″W / 52.4734°N 1.9060°W / 52.4734; -1.9060
1995 (1995) Anuradha Patel Railings and gates Steel Steel gates and railings. With help from the students of Lea Mason Church of England Secondary School and other groups [22]

Eastside / Aston University[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Hebe, Birmingham.jpg
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Hebe James Watt Queensway

52°29′04″N 1°53′32″W / 52.484385°N 1.892165°W / 52.484385; -1.892165
1966 (1966) Robert Thomas statue Bronze Birmingham City Council Used to be in Holloway Circus, before being moved to James Watt Queensway, with a new surround, by Anuradha Patel.[23]
Head bust at Aston University.JPG Head bust Aston University

52°29′09″N 1°53′20″W / 52.485831°N 1.888826°W / 52.485831; -1.888826
bust Bronze Previously near the Aston University Day Hospital, now in front of the Aston University Library
Chancellors Lake - Lakeside water feature - Aston University (3811950067).jpg
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Peace Sculpture The lake near Lakeside - Aston University

52°29′02″N 1°53′22″W / 52.484005°N 1.889466°W / 52.484005; -1.889466
1985 (1985) William Pye Sculpture / fountain Stainless steel Aston University [24]
Eastside City Park - by Andy Mabbett - 23.JPG
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Eastside City Park Eastside City Park

52°28′55″N 1°53′16″W / 52.4820°N 1.8877°W / 52.4820; -1.8877
2012 (2012) Patel Taylor Sculpture Steel Birmingham City Council [25]

Digbeth[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
JFK Memorial installation - Floodgate Street, Digbeth.jpg
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J. F. Kennedy Memorial Floodgate Street, Digbeth

52°28′30″N 1°53′11″W / 52.474950°N 1.886312°W / 52.474950; -1.886312
1968 (1968) Kenneth Budd Mosaic mural 4.5 by 14 metres (15 by 46 ft) Birmingham City Council Commemorates John F. Kennedy
Green Man Custard Factory (5078961961).jpg Green Man Custard Factory - Gibb Street, Digbeth

52°28′31″N 1°53′02″W / 52.475212°N 1.883821°W / 52.475212; -1.883821
2002 (2002) Tawny Gray statue Stone Vegetation Custard Factory
Dragon on the wall - The Custard Factory - Digbeth - Deritend (4009148513).jpg Dragon Custard Factory - Digbeth

52°28′31″N 1°53′04″W / 52.475327°N 1.884337°W / 52.475327; -1.884337
1993 (1993) Tawny Gray Sculpture Mild steel Custard Factory [26]
Canal Mural at The Bond.JPG Canal Mural Opposite The Bond - Grand Union Canal - Digbeth

52°28′43″N 1°52′52″W / 52.478704°N 1.881228°W / 52.478704; -1.881228
2014 (2014) Paul Hirst & Graffiti 4 Hire Mural Spray paint The Bond If the commons photo gets deleted - see an alternate version on Flickr The Bond mural

Southside[edit]

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Holloway Circus, Birmingham - geograph.org.uk - 1041182.jpg
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Horsefair, 1908 Holloway Circus

52°28′30″N 1°54′01″W / 52.474918°N 1.900173°W / 52.474918; -1.900173
1967 (1967) Kenneth Budd Mosaic mural Birmingham City Council
Chinese Pagoda in Holloway Circus.jpg
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Chinese Pagoda Holloway Circus

52°28′29″N 1°54′01″W / 52.474853°N 1.900416°W / 52.474853; -1.900416
1998 (1998) Chinese pagoda Stone Birmingham City Council The pagoda was carved in Fujian, a province of China. It was donated to the city, and forms a landmark of the nearby Chinese Quarter.
Holloway Circus - Guardian Dog's and Beetham Tower (5402806308).jpg
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Chinese Guardian dogs Holloway Circus

52°28′30″N 1°54′02″W / 52.474906°N 1.900645°W / 52.474906; -1.900645
Sculpture Bronze Birmingham City Council

Jewellery Quarter[edit]

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Jewellery Quarter Interchange 2 (5758206812).jpg Clockwork Jewellery Quarter station, Vyse Street, Hockley (Jewellery Quarter)

52°29′22″N 1°54′46″W / 52.4894°N 1.912775°W / 52.4894; -1.912775
2004 (2004) Mick Thacker and Mark Renn Public transport interchange Steel Centro
Charm Bracelet Trail, Birmingham.JPG Padlock Newhall Hill - Jewellery Quarter

52°28′57″N 1°54′39″W / 52.482547°N 1.910892°W / 52.482547; -1.910892
2000 (2000) Mick Thacker and Mark Renn sculpture Steel [27]
William Bloye RBSA Coat of Arms.jpg RBSA bronze plaques Royal Birmingham Society of Artists - 4 Brook Street, Jewellery Quarter

52°29′06″N 1°54′27″W / 52.484891°N 1.907520°W / 52.484891; -1.907520
1919 (1919) William Bloye Bronze plaques Bronze Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Formerly at the Society's old headquarters on New Street[1]
The Jewellery Quarter gateway lamppost - Newhall Street, Birmingham.jpg The Jewellery Quarter - Newhall Street Gateway Newhall Street with Lionel Street, Jewellery Quarter

52°28′59″N 1°54′19″W / 52.483116°N 1.905140°W / 52.483116; -1.905140
2003 (2003) Anuradha Patel Sculpture Steel Birmingham City Council
Vyse Street - Jewellery Quarter - Gateway sculpture.jpg The Jewellery Quarter - Vyse Street Gateway Vyse Street with Great Hampton Street, Jewellery Quarter

52°29′29″N 1°54′40″W / 52.491351°N 1.911202°W / 52.491351; -1.911202
2003 (2003) Anuradha Patel Sculpture Steel Birmingham City Council
Hall Street - Jewellery Quarter - sculpture in the snow 2.jpg The Jewellery Quarter - Hall Street Gateway Hall Street with Great Hampton Street, Jewellery Quarter

52°29′20″N 1°54′28″W / 52.488958°N 1.907824°W / 52.488958; -1.907824
2003 (2003) Anuradha Patel Sculpture Steel Birmingham City Council

Acocks Green[edit]

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Spring Road Interchange - Olton Boulevard East, Fox Hollies - Acocks Green.jpg Fox and Holly Corner of Olton Boulevard East and Shaftmoor Lane in Acocks Green

52°26′38″N 1°50′05″W / 52.443973°N 1.834728°W / 52.443973; -1.834728
2003 (2003) Rosemary Terry Public transport interchange Wood & Steel Centro Named after the Fox Hollies area that it is in. The name dates back to 1465.
Bloye Fox and Hollybush sculpture.jpg Fox and Hollybush Lidl - Olton Boulevard East, Acocks Green

52°26′39″N 1°50′03″W / 52.444116°N 1.834154°W / 52.444116; -1.834154
1927 (1927) William Bloye relief sculpture sandstone It used to be on the wall of now demolished Fox and Hollybush pub. Now on the left of Lidl, in the Fox Hollies area of Acocks Green.
Acocks Green Summer Lane.JPG Fox Hollies Lidl sculpture Lidl - Summer Road & Olton Boulevard East, Acocks Green

52°26′39″N 1°50′03″W / 52.444198°N 1.834239°W / 52.444198; -1.834239
Sculpture / railings Painted steel
Great Western pub - Acocks Green, Birmingham - sculpture of a bird.jpg Sculpture of a bird on the Great Western pub Great Western - 10 Yardley Road, Acocks Green

52°27′01″N 1°49′09″W / 52.450171°N 1.819085°W / 52.450171; -1.819085
Stone
Curtis Gardens - Fox Hollies - Fish-like sculpture (4237271598).jpg Fish-like sculpture Curtis Gardens, Fox Hollies Road, Acocks Green

52°26′26″N 1°50′06″W / 52.440554°N 1.835103°W / 52.440554; -1.835103
c1960 John Bridgeman Sculpture Concrete Grade II listed since 2015[28][29] Birmingham City Council

Aston[edit]

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Lucas' Lion, Wheel, and Flambear emblem 36, Wheeler Street, Newtown

52°29′46″N 1°54′14″W / 52.49603°N 1.90376°W / 52.49603; -1.90376
November 1998 (1998-11) John McKenna Stainless steel Midland Area Housing Association On the side of house, built on the site of the former Lucas factory.[30][31]
Statue of William McGregor outside Villa Park2.jpg William McGregor Villa Park - Trinity Road, Aston

52°30′31″N 1°53′11″W / 52.508744°N 1.886341°W / 52.508744; -1.886341
2009 (2009) Sam Holland statue Bronze Aston Villa
Aston Newtown Interchange - Drum man sculpture - 4257821360.jpg Mondobongo Corner of High Street and Burlington Street in Newtown

52°29′55″N 1°53′42″W / 52.498694°N 1.895002°W / 52.498694; -1.895002
Mark Renn & Mick Thacker Public transport interchange Steel Centro
Centro Newtown Swimming Baths.JPG An even bigger splash! Newtown Swimming Pool & Fitness Centre, High Street, Newtown

52°29′57″N 1°53′46″W / 52.499162°N 1.895976°W / 52.499162; -1.895976
Mark Renn & Mick Thacker Public transport interchange Steel Centro

Bartley Green[edit]

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Centro Bartley Green.JPG Talking about the Weather Field Lane, Bartley Green opposite Romsey Road

52°26′04″N 2°00′17″W / 52.434333°N 2.004596°W / 52.434333; -2.004596
Public transport interchange Steel Centro

Billesley[edit]

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Swan sculpture - roundabout on Brook Lane, Billesley.JPG Swan of Swan Corner Roundabout at Brook Lane (between Coldbath Road and Wheelers Lane), Billesley

52°25′52″N 1°52′36″W / 52.431192°N 1.876752°W / 52.431192; -1.876752
2014 (2014) swan sculpture Wood Swan Corner Unveiled by members of Swan Corner on the 18th November 2014 [32]

Bordesley Green[edit]

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Centro Bordesley Green Interchange.JPG Juggernaut Victoria Street, Bordesley Green

52°28′36″N 1°51′23″W / 52.47654°N 1.856401°W / 52.47654; -1.856401
Public transport interchange Steel Centro

Bournville[edit]

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George Cadbury bust.jpg George Cadbury Friends Meeting House - Linden Road, Bournville

52°25′49″N 1°56′09″W / 52.430372°N 1.935903°W / 52.430372; -1.935903
1924 (1924) Francis Wood bust Bronze Bournville Village Trust Seen from the Bournville Village Green
Fountain with a woman and a harp, outside the Cadbury Factory (6204210282).jpg
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Terpischore Cadbury Factory grounds - Bournville Lane, Bournville

52°25′40″N 1°55′58″W / 52.427796°N 1.932671°W / 52.427796; -1.932671
1932 (1932) William Bloye Statue on a fountain Bronze Cadbury [33]

Castle Vale[edit]

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Sentinel sculpture TimTolkien 02.jpg
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Sentinel Spitfire Island

52°30′48″N 1°47′55″W / 52.513297°N 1.798673°W / 52.513297; -1.798673
2000 (2000) Tim Tolkien Steel

Cotteridge[edit]

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Centro Cotteridge Interchange.JPG Feathers Of Freedom Near Sophies - Pershore Road South, Cotteridge

52°24′57″N 1°55′51″W / 52.415796°N 1.930945°W / 52.415796; -1.930945
Paula Woof Public transport interchange Steel Centro
Cotteridge Park - railway bridge - artwork - dogs - dalmatian (11653831483).jpg
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Cotteridge Park mural Railway bridge leading into Cotteridge Park near Breedon Road, Cotteridge

52°25′11″N 1°55′35″W / 52.419742°N 1.926491°W / 52.419742; -1.926491
2012 (2012) Daniel "Newso" Lickiss Mural Spray paint Friends of Cotteridge Park, Birmingham City Council & Network Rail Created to prevent vandalism and graffiti on the bridge [34] In the event that the photos get deleted - please see it here on Flickr Cotteridge Park - railway bridge - artwork - dogs - dalmatian

Duddeston[edit]

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Duddeston Station - sculptures - faces (7264301338).jpg Face #1 Duddeston Station

52°29′16″N 1°52′17″W / 52.487873°N 1.871457°W / 52.487873; -1.871457
sculpture Steel London Midland
Duddeston Station - sculptures - faces (7264305980).jpg Face #2 Duddeston Station

52°29′16″N 1°52′17″W / 52.487873°N 1.871457°W / 52.487873; -1.871457
sculpture Steel London Midland
Duddeston Station - sculptures - faces (7264310406).jpg Face #3 Duddeston Station

52°29′16″N 1°52′17″W / 52.487873°N 1.871457°W / 52.487873; -1.871457
sculpture Steel London Midland
Duddeston Station - sculptures - hand (7264315166).jpg Hand Duddeston Station

52°29′16″N 1°52′17″W / 52.487873°N 1.871457°W / 52.487873; -1.871457
sculpture Steel London Midland
Duddeston Station - sculptures - Red Amber Green (7264319742).jpg Red Amber Green Duddeston Station

52°29′16″N 1°52′17″W / 52.487873°N 1.871457°W / 52.487873; -1.871457
sculpture Steel London Midland
Duddeston Station - sculptures - diving bodies (7264349366).jpg Diving Bodies Duddeston Station

52°29′19″N 1°52′16″W / 52.488673°N 1.871071°W / 52.488673; -1.871071
sculpture Steel London Midland
Youth statue - Melvina Rd, Duddeston 2.JPG Youth Melvina Road, Duddeston

52°29′31″N 1°52′13″W / 52.491864°N 1.870223°W / 52.491864; -1.870223
1958 (1958) Harry Seager statue Concrete Birmingham City Council [35]

Edgbaston[edit]

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Statue of Robert Peel in Edgbaston, Birmingham.jpg Robert Peel Outside Tally Ho - Pershore Road, Edgbaston

52°27′16″N 1°54′26″W / 52.454546°N 1.907328°W / 52.454546; -1.907328
1855 (1855) Peter Hollins statue Bronze Grade II listed[36] Birmingham City Council Originally on Congreve Street, then moved to Council House Square in 1873 (now Victoria Square). Moved to Calthorpe Park in 1926. Then to Pershore Road in 1963. Original plinth still in Calthorpe Park.
Boer War Memorial in Cannon Hill Park.JPG Boer War Memorial Cannon Hill Park

52°27′12″N 1°54′04″W / 52.453264°N 1.90099°W / 52.453264; -1.90099
1905 (1905) Albert Toft war memorial statue Bronze Birmingham City Council Refurbished in 2012
Maternity statue at the Birmingham Women's Hospital.JPG Maternity statue Birmingham Women's Hospital

52°27′13″N 1°56′31″W / 52.453697°N 1.942062°W / 52.453697; -1.942062
 () statue Bronze Birmingham Women's Hospital
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham - double helix sculpture.JPG Double Helix Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

52°27′05″N 1°56′28″W / 52.451473°N 1.94124°W / 52.451473; -1.94124
2013 (2013) Richard Thornton sculpture Steel Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham A competition was held in 2012 to name it.[37]
Statue of King George I outside The Barber Institute of Fine Arts.JPG King George I Barber Institute of Fine Arts - Edgbaston Park Road, Edgbaston

52°27′00″N 1°55′38″W / 52.450072°N 1.92715°W / 52.450072; -1.92715
1722 (1722) John van Nost the Elder statue Bronze Grade II listed[38] University of Birmingham Commissioned for Dublin in 1717. Brought by Thomas Bodkin, first director of the Barber Institute in 1937, and brought to its present location
Faraday by Paolozzi - geograph.org.uk - 1194328.jpg Faraday Westgate, University of Birmingham

52°27′02″N 1°56′10″W / 52.450534°N 1.936202°W / 52.450534; -1.936202
2000 (2000) Sir Eduardo Paolozzi statue Bronze University of Birmingham
Edgbaston Interchange sculpture (5405403341).jpg Edgbaston Interchange Priory Road, Edgbaston, near Bristol Road (and Century Tower)

52°27′21″N 1°54′35″W / 52.455746°N 1.909746°W / 52.455746; -1.909746
Public transport interchange Steel Centro
Morrisons Fiveways Map Fountain.JPG Map of Edgbaston Morrisons - near Harborne Road, Edgbaston

52°28′17″N 1°55′17″W / 52.471475°N 1.921268°W / 52.471475; -1.921268
2013 (2013) sculpture Steel Morrisons Fountain with leaf design on the reverse

Erdington[edit]

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Josiah Mason - geograph.org.uk - 13861.jpg Sir Josiah Mason Island at Chester Road and Orphanage Road in Erdington

52°31′54″N 1°49′30″W / 52.531575°N 1.825115°W / 52.531575; -1.825115
1951 (1951) William Bloye bust Bronze Birmingham City Council Recast by William Bloye in 1951, from an 1885 statue by Francis John Williamson (now lost).[1]
Insect and Celtic Cross - 2011-09-20.jpg Insect and Celtic Cross Erdington Station

52°31′40″N 1°50′23″W / 52.527844°N 1.839714°W / 52.527844; -1.839714
1998 (1998) Ronald Rae sculpture Stone London Midland / Centro [39]
McDonald's - Chester Road and Sutton Road, Erdington - The Feast by Anuradha Patel (14038387089).jpg
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The Feast McDonald's - corner of Chester Road and Sutton Road, Erdington

52°31′59″N 1°49′44″W / 52.533068°N 1.828880°W / 52.533068; -1.828880
 () Anuradha Patel Screen Represents a community coming together to celebrate [40]

Great Barr[edit]

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Lunar Society Moonstones 36 Boulton.jpg
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Moonstones Periphery of Asda supermarket, Queslett Road

52°33′10″N 1°54′31″W / 52.55273°N 1.90862°W / 52.55273; -1.90862
Steve Field Carvings Sandstone Set of eight memorials to members of the Lunar Society
Scott Arms Interchange.JPG Beech Beacon Shipway - Walsall Road, Great Barr

52°32′40″N 1°55′52″W / 52.54455°N 1.931045°W / 52.54455; -1.931045
Public transport interchange Steel Centro
The Towers pub sign front of pub.jpg The Towers Tower Hill, Great Barr

52°32′08″N 1°55′14″W / 52.53567°N 1.92044°W / 52.53567; -1.92044
1936 (1936) William Bloye Stone Front of pub. Bloye was responsible for all the stone carving on this brick building[1]
The Towers pub sign rear of pub.jpg The Towers Tower Hill, Great Barr

52°32′08″N 1°55′15″W / 52.53553°N 1.92072°W / 52.53553; -1.92072
1936 (1936) William Bloye Stone Rear of pub. Bloye was responsible for all the stone carving on this brick building[1]

Harborne[edit]

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Huntsman and Dog on the Green Man pub - Bloye - facing left.jpg Huntsman and Dog The Green Man, High Street, Harborne

52°27′41″N 1°56′35″W / 52.46138°N 1.94301°W / 52.46138; -1.94301
c. 1940 (1940) William Bloye pub sign Wood Painted wooden pub sign.[1]
The Olympic Diamond - High Street, Harborne.jpg The Olympic Diamond High Street, Harborne

52°27′37″N 1°56′41″W / 52.460174°N 1.944817°W / 52.460174; -1.944817
2012 (2012) The children of St Mary's Catholic Primary School and Harborne Primary School. mosaic Commemorates the London 2012 Olympics and the Diamond Jubilee of the Queen [41]

Hall Green[edit]

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Dragon Bench outside Hall Green Library.JPG Dragon bench sculpture Hall Green Library - Stratford Road, Hall Green

52°26′02″N 1°50′47″W / 52.433768°N 1.846332°W / 52.433768; -1.846332
Students of Hall Green School (?) bench sculpture Wood Hall Green Library Might be based on Smaug from The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (who lived nearby in Sarehole in the early 1900s (as a small boy).
Hall Green Library - Lord of the Rings mural.JPG Middle Earth Hall Green Library - Stratford Road, Hall Green

52°26′01″N 1°50′47″W / 52.433649°N 1.846326°W / 52.433649; -1.846326
 () Mural Hall Green Library Mural inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien who lived nearby in the early 1900s in the Sarehole area

Handsworth[edit]

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Hockley Flyover Concrete Panel 6.JPG Climbing wall Hockley Flyover

52°29′43″N 1°54′55″W / 52.4954°N 1.9153°W / 52.4954; -1.9153
1968 (1968) William Mitchell Cast concrete Birmingham City Council
Centro Interchange Soho Boulton Road.JPG Tulip Tree Barn Lane and Soho Road, Handsworth

52°30′14″N 1°56′14″W / 52.503758°N 1.937298°W / 52.503758; -1.937298
Public transport interchange Wood Centro

Hockley[edit]

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Centro Interchange Hockley Flyover.JPG Coin Stack Soho Hill - Hockley Circus - Hockley

52°29′46″N 1°54′57″W / 52.496024°N 1.915815°W / 52.496024; -1.915815
Public transport interchange Steel Centro

Kings Heath[edit]

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Centro Kings Heath Exchange.JPG Kings Heath Interchange Alcester Road South, Kings Heath (opposite The Crown pub)

52°25′16″N 1°53′31″W / 52.421178°N 1.891827°W / 52.421178; -1.891827
Public transport interchange Steel Centro

Kings Norton[edit]

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Kings Norton Past to Present Far footbridge - Kings Norton Station

52°24′50″N 1°56′07″W / 52.413977°N 1.935331°W / 52.413977; -1.935331
2012 (2012) Daniel "Newso" Lickiss (with Adeela Ahmad of Kings Norton Girls School and Oliver Blackburn, of Kings Norton Boys School) Mural Spray paint Centro, Birmingham City Council & Network Rail Footbridge given a makeover by local graffiti artist [42] See photo on Flickr Kings Norton Past to Present

Kingstanding[edit]

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The Mysterious Green Man - Kingstanding Interchange.JPG The Mysterious Green Man Roundabout between Kingstanding Road and Kings Road, Kingstanding

52°33′10″N 1°53′02″W / 52.552728°N 1.88399°W / 52.552728; -1.88399
2004 (2004) Jason Cleverly Public transport interchange Steel Centro
The Multi Faceted Green Man - Kingstanding Interchange.JPG The Multi Faceted Green Man Roundabout between Kingstanding Road and Rough Road, Kingstanding

52°33′12″N 1°53′02″W / 52.553363°N 1.883805°W / 52.553363; -1.883805
2004 (2004) Jason Cleverly Public transport interchange Steel Centro

Longbridge[edit]

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Sculpture at Longbridge Interchange - geograph.org.uk - 175059.jpg The Genie of Industry Longbridge Lane, Longbridge

52°23′44″N 1°58′56″W / 52.395518°N 1.982321°W / 52.395518; -1.982321
John McKenna Public transport interchange Steel Centro Now moved to the site close to near the new Longbridge Town Centre

Lozells[edit]

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Art deco carving by William Bloye (doorway to the Royal Oak Public House, Lozells, Birmingham, England).jpg Royal Oak Former pub - Lozells

52°30′10″N 1°54′02″W / 52.502687°N 1.900501°W / 52.502687; -1.900501
c. 1936 (1936) William Bloye Stone Decoration around the doorway of a former pub (now a shop). Formerly brightly painted.[1]

Moseley[edit]

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Moseley Interchange - Alcester Road, Moseley - Spirit 2.jpg Spirit Alcester Road, Moseley outside Boots

52°26′48″N 1°53′18″W / 52.44662°N 1.888312°W / 52.44662; -1.888312
2003 (2003) Anuradha Patel Public transport interchange Steel Centro
Wake Green Road, Moseley - Wake Green Interchange - Cascading Mountain 2.jpg Cascading Mountain Corner of Yardley Wood Road and Wake Green Road in Moseley

52°26′34″N 1°52′18″W / 52.442842°N 1.871585°W / 52.442842; -1.871585
2004 (2004) Anuradha Patel Public transport interchange Steel Centro
Moseley Bog and Joy's Wood Local Nature Reserve - sculpture gates (8294697332).jpg Moseley Bog and Joy's Wood gates and height barrier Moseley Bog - Yardley Wood Road, Moseley

52°26′10″N 1°52′08″W / 52.436234°N 1.868888°W / 52.436234; -1.868888
2012 (2012) Adrian Moakes Gates and height barrier Steel Birmingham City Council Unveiled in December 2012 [43]

Nechells[edit]

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Lanchester car sculpture.jpg
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Lanchester Car Monument Bloomsbury Village Green - Heartlands (Nechells)

52°29′35″N 1°52′22″W / 52.4930°N 1.8729°W / 52.4930; -1.8729
1995 (1995) Tim Tolkien Sculpture Steel Birmingham City Council Commemorates the work of Frederick William Lanchester

Northfield[edit]

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Centro Interchange Northfield Station.JPG All Seasons Tree Northfield Station

52°24′29″N 1°57′58″W / 52.408045°N 1.966128°W / 52.408045; -1.966128
Rosemary Terry Public transport interchange Steel Centro

Perry Barr[edit]

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William Bloye - Boars Head.JPG The Boar's Head The Boar's Head, Perry Barr

52°31′45″N 1°53′44″W / 52.529153°N 1.895465°W / 52.529153; -1.895465
c. 1938 (1938) William Bloye Wood Painted pub sign comprising a model boar's head, on a pole.[1] Taken from the arms of the Gough-Calthorpe family of nearby Perry Hall
Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium Bloye stag.jpg Running stag Perry Barr Stadium

52°31′09″N 1°53′52″W / 52.519192°N 1.897717°W / 52.519192; -1.897717
1929 (1929) William Bloye; attributed[1] Bas-relief Stone Logo of Birchfield Harriers.[1] Attributed.[1]

Saltley[edit]

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Centro Saltley Interchange.JPG Circular Dance Washwood Heath Road, Saltley

52°29′31″N 1°51′34″W / 52.4919°N 1.859306°W / 52.4919; -1.859306
Public transport interchange Steel Centro

Selly Oak[edit]

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Statue, Selly Oak Hospital.JPG The Good Samaritan Selly Oak Hospital

52°26′14″N 1°56′21″W / 52.437217°N 1.939204°W / 52.437217; -1.939204
1963 (1963) Uli Nimptsch statue Bronze Apparently now outside the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Edgbaston [44]
Pyramid sculpture, Selly Oak railway station - geograph.org.uk - 1280899.jpg Pyramid sculpture Selly Oak Station

52°26′31″N 1°56′10″W / 52.441976°N 1.936239°W / 52.441976; -1.936239
Eric Klein Velderman & Paula Woof pyramid sculpture Steel London Midland A monument to the industries of Birmingham

Sheldon[edit]

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Sheldon Interchange - Coventry Road, Sheldon.jpg
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Dakota Bust Corner of Coventry Road and Sheaf Lane in Sheldon

52°27′07″N 1°46′56″W / 52.452011°N 1.782194°W / 52.452011; -1.782194
Pete Whitehouse Public transport interchange Steel Centro
Sheldon Wheatsheaf.JPG Wheatsheaf Travelodge, Hobs Moat Road, Sheldon

52°27′05″N 1°46′57″W / 52.451373°N 1.78237°W / 52.451373; -1.78237
Claire Davies Public transport interchange Steel Centro

Small Heath[edit]

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Centro Small Heath Interchange.JPG Pomegranate Dress Coventry Road, Small Heath

52°28′08″N 1°51′25″W / 52.469001°N 1.856862°W / 52.469001; -1.856862
Public transport interchange Steel Centro

South Yardley[edit]

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South Yardley Library - Yardley Road, South Yardley - Library Emblem.JPG Library Emblem South Yardley Library, Yardley Road, South Yardley

52°27′40″N 1°48′58″W / 52.461°N 1.816°W / 52.461; -1.816
1938 (1938) William Bloye library emblem Stone Birmingham City Council [45]

Sparkbrook[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Centro Sparkbrook interchange.JPG Mirror Image Near Aldi - Stratford Road, Sparkbrook

52°27′33″N 1°52′18″W / 52.459232°N 1.871639°W / 52.459232; -1.871639
John Vaughan Public transport interchange Steel Centro

Sparkhill[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Bulrushes - College Road Interchange - Springfield, Sparkhill.JPG Bulrushes Springfield Primary School - corner of College Road and Stratford Road in Sparkhill

52°26′36″N 1°51′24″W / 52.443399°N 1.856741°W / 52.443399; -1.856741
Public transport interchange Steel Centro It is in the Springfield part of Sparkhill near the no 1 and 6 bus routes
The Bear, Sparkhill crop.jpg The Bear The Bear - Stratford Road, Sparkhill

52°26′54″N 1°51′40″W / 52.448235°N 1.861201°W / 52.448235; -1.861201
c. 1937 (1937) William Bloye Bas-relief Pub sign, depicting feature of the arms of Warwickshire, in which the area was located at the time of installation.[1]
The Antelope, Sparkhill.jpg The Antelope Hajees Spices - Stratford Road, Sparkhill

52°27′12″N 1°51′57″W / 52.453362°N 1.865753°W / 52.453362; -1.865753
c. 1929 (1929) William Bloye Bas-relief pub sign Designed by Bloye, sculpted by his assistant, Tom Wright[1]
The Mermaid, Sparkhill.jpg The Mermaid (Formerly) The President Restaurant - Stratford Road, Sparkhill

52°27′25″N 1°52′08″W / 52.456861°N 1.868761°W / 52.456861; -1.868761
c. 1960 (1960) William Bloye Bas-relief pub sign The President Restaurant burnt down twice. [46] The sculpture is no longer on the building

Winson Green[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Winson Green Interchange.JPG The Traveller Summerfield Community Centre - Dudley Road, Winson Green

52°29′12″N 1°56′20″W / 52.486599°N 1.938775°W / 52.486599; -1.938775
2001 (2001) Juginder Lamba Public transport interchange Wood Centro [47]
James Watt's Mad Machine Winson Green Tram Stop

52°29′56″N 1°56′17″W / 52.498959°N 1.937968°W / 52.498959; -1.937968
1998 (1998) Tim Tolkien et al sculpture Centro

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