Westside, Birmingham facts for kids
Areas in the Westside
Located within the Westside is Brindleyplace, consisting of the National Sealife Centre and Number 9 The Gallery. Adjacent to this is the International Convention Centre (ICC) and Symphony Hall. Other performance venues in the area are the National Indoor Arena (NIA) and the Birmingham Repertory Theatre ("The Rep"). Broad Street cuts through the area, as do numerous canals. The canal network in the area consists of features such as Old Turn Junction and Gas Street Basin.
The Mailbox is an upmarket shopping centre and hotel adjacent to the canals and provides offices for the BBC. Many other media companies have offices in the Convention Quarter such as BRMB, Galaxy, Heart FM and ITV Carlton.
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