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The new Bullring
Do you Know what year the Birmingham Bullring Shopping Centre first opened? Or how many tonnes of steel are in the centre? Read our Bullring facts to find out more...
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10 Bullring Facts
The Bullring has been the city’s historic market centre since 1166.
   
The new Bull Ring provides over 110,000 sq m (1.2m sq ft) of retail space.
   
Over half a million pounds a day was spent building Bullring.
   
15,500 tonnes of steel are in Bullring – that’s a ¼ of the steel in the Empire State Building.
   
Selfridges at the Bullring is covered with a dramatic "skin" made up of 15,000 spun aluminium disks.
   
The Bronze Bull situated in the square at the base of Rotunda is two and a half life sized and weighs 5 Tonnes.
   
22 trees will be planted within Bullring.
   
Over 8,000 jobs were created within the new Bullring.
   
There are over 140 shops and kiosks within Bullring..
   
New Shopping opening times are Monday - Saturday: 09.00 - 20.00

 

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