Metropolitan House

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Metropolitan House
1 Hagley Road, Birmingham.JPG
Metropolitan House from Five Ways.
General information
Type Commercial
Architectural style Post-modern
Location 1 Hagley Road, Birmingham, England
Coordinates 52°28′23.45″N 1°55′10.61″W / 52.4731806°N 1.9196139°W / 52.4731806; -1.9196139Coordinates: 52°28′23.45″N 1°55′10.61″W / 52.4731806°N 1.9196139°W / 52.4731806; -1.9196139
Construction started 1972
Completed 1974
Client MEPC plc
Owner Seven Capital
Height 69 metres (226 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 19
Floor area 137,600 square feet (12,780 m2)
Design and construction
Architect John Madin
Architecture firm John Madin Design Group

Metropolitan House also known as 1 Hagley Road, is a commercial building in Birmingham, England. It is situated on the A456 Hagley Road at Five Ways. Designed by John Madin, it is home to many businesses including employment agencies, financial organisations and a major public transport operator.

Radio transmitters[edit]

The building hosts several radio transmitting antennas on its roof. These include:

Renovation[edit]

In 2012, under owners Global Henderson a planning application to convert the building into 182 flats and add 4 penthouse floors was accepted.[1] Seven Capital acquired 1 Hagley Road in August 2013 and optimised the planning consent to 271 flats with no alterations to the exterior of the building. One, two and three bedroom apartments will be marketed at between £130,000 and £250,000.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Application To Convert Five Ways Offices Into Flats". Brumnews.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 

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