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The Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has rejected calls to list the John Madin Partnership's 1973 Birmingham Central Library.The decision is a boost to Birmingham City Council, which is committed to selling the site for development to fund a new library, designed by the Richard Rogers Partnership.

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