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New heart for West Bromwich

West Bromwich is to get a new heart with the c/plex arts centre, designed by Alsop & Stormer, unveiled this week. Sandwell Borough Council has decided to put the building on the site of its bus station where it will benefit from not one but two public open spaces - one beneath the building and the other on its roof.


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