Birmingham Hippodrome: ‘The new Covent Garden’ says Howells

ARCHITECT Glenn Howells believes the Hippodrome can become to Hurst Street what the Royal Opera House is to London’s Covent Garden.

Birmingham-born and based Mr Howells is responsible for many of the city’s iconic landmarks such as the remodelled Rotunda and Custard Factory, as well as new-builds such as Eleven Brindleyplace. He is also an influential figure in Birmingham’s ongoing regeneration, and a champion of its acclaimed Big City Plan.

But despite these achievements, he has a p... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...