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National Westminster House

National Westminster House, 103 Colmore Row, Birmingham, 2014 • Fine brutalist pile with a sculpted metal portal based on the Natwest logo. Designed by John Madin, it opened in 1975 as a National Westminster banking hall, and had been vacant since 2003. Despite attempts to save it, it has recently been torn down – catch it just pre-demolition here. The beautiful aluminium doors, by noted stained glass artist Henry Haig, are apparently going to be incorporated into the new building.

National Westminster Bank (ex)

National Westminster Bank (ex)

National Westminster Bank (ex)

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