SP0483 : Floodlit sports pitches at the University of Birmingham

taken 13 years ago, near to Selly Oak, Birmingham, Great Britain

Floodlit sports pitches at the University of Birmingham
Floodlit sports pitches at the University of Birmingham
The grass pitch in the foreground is the Bournbrook rugby pitch, used for matches. In the background are synthetic pitches, including two water-based synthetic pitches which are used for a variety of sports including hockey, 11-a-side and 6-a-side football.
University of Birmingham
The University of Birmingham is a British Redbrick university located in southern Birmingham. It is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research universities and a founding member of Universitas 21. It received its charter in 1900 as a successor to Mason Science College and the 1825 Birmingham Medical School. Birmingham was the first Redbrick university to gain an official royal charter.
The student population includes around 16,500 undergraduate and 8,000 postgraduate students, making it the largest university in the West Midlands region, and the 11th largest in the UK.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 January, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Suburb, Urban fringe  Educational sites 
Place (from Tags)
Bournbrook  Edgbaston  Birmingham 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0467 8336 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:26.8909N 1:55.9629W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 04646 83387
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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University of Birmingham  Birmingham University  University  Sports Pitches  Synthetic Pitches  Rugby Pitch 

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