<B Masshouse Circus formed part of the city's infamous 'concrete collar
Around the pipe chase we constructed a concrete collar
extension reaching above grade, and capped it with a concrete cover.
"But that's not all - we also have plans for junction six that will break the concrete collar
of the ring road, while still ensuring traffic flows well.
You must demolish part of the concrete collar
, pop out a panel, replace it with the new steps and backfill.
The old library will make way for the PS500 million Paradise regeneration scheme - a once-in-a-generation transformation of the city centre to break down part of the so-called "concrete collar
Galbraith House is part of the sevenbuilding Great Charles Estate, which has fallen into a poor state of repair, blamed on the so-called "concrete collar
" blocking transit from the city centre to the Jewellery Quarter.
"It's been called a concrete collar
around the city centre.
People still think we've got subways when in fact we've broken the concrete collar
around the centre.
Place the footing behind the wall panels and connect it to the concrete collar
that anchors the panels.
Galbraith House is part of the seven-building Great Charles Estate, which has fallen into a poor state of repair, blamed on the so-called "concrete collar
" inner ring road blocking pedestrian movement from the city centre to the Jewellery Quarter.
It is seen as key to unlocking the "concrete collar
" around Birmingham - which community and business leaders have blamed for holding the city back.
Then crews had to bolt together 6-foot-long fiberglass sections and pour a concrete collar
, 2-feet-wide-by-8-inches-deep around the pool's backside.
He said: "The area is ripe for improvement and development and it is seen as the perfect opportunity to extend the city centre and possibly break the concrete collar
of the ring road.