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The new Bullring
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Glass Mural   Glass Mural
A massive 120 square metre glass contemporary mural marks the entrance to New Street Station.It's an abstract interpretation of the Bullring by glass artist Martin Donlin.

Bronze Bull   Bronze Bull
Sculptor Laurence Broderick's 5 tonne bronze bull stands as a 2.2m high symbol of Bullring's importance to Birmingham. The twice life size sculpture greets visitors as they enter the main gateway to Bullring.

Admiral Nelson   Admiral Nelson
Bronze statue of Nelson, restored after 40 years of neglect on the outskirts of the old Bullring. Commissioned to celebrate Nelson’s visit to Birmingham, the statue is the earliest known public work by Sir Richard Westmacott.

Water feature   Water feature
A free-standing light and water sculpture forms a stunning centrepiece in St Martin’s Square. Water cascades down the walls of three gigantic glass cubes, each containing a different coloured lightbox.

Light Wands   Light Wands
The Light Wands take the form of three coloured carbon fibre masts rising up to 30 metres in height. A landmark beacon visible from across the city centre, the light wands act as ‘three graces’ to the Rotunda building.

St Martins Church   St Martin's Church
Long cut off from the city by ring roads, the church now takes centre stage in St Martin's Square. New feature lighting reveals the fully restored neo-gothic splendour of the 18th century church.
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