Birmingham New street station. An icon or an eyesore?
Well, apart from watching the tv news and reading local newspapers, I was quite surprised to see that Birmingham New Street station had made it into the latest issue of Surface. Yes, as of this moment, the redevelopment of this 'voted one of the worst train stations in the whole of the UK' has begun. From the era that gave us metal, concrete and 1960's car parks, this station has been with us ever since.
However, change is on the horizon...
Birmingham Newer New street station
It is regarded as being bold and brave. This it surely is... but in reply to the title's question
Answer: GBP600 million and 5 years.