Metropolitan House

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Metropolitan House
1 Hagley Road, Birmingham.JPG
Metropolitan House from Five Ways.
General information
Architectural stylePost-modern
Location1 Hagley Road, Birmingham, England
Coordinates52°28′23.45″N 1°55′10.61″W / 52.4731806°N 1.9196139°W / 52.4731806; -1.9196139Coordinates: 52°28′23.45″N 1°55′10.61″W / 52.4731806°N 1.9196139°W / 52.4731806; -1.9196139
Construction started1972
ClientMEPC plc
OwnerSeven Capital
Height69 metres (226 ft)
Technical details
Floor count19
Floor area137,600 square feet (12,780 m2)
Design and construction
ArchitectJohn Madin
Architecture firmJohn Madin Design Group

Metropolitan House, also known as 1 Hagley Road, is a commercial building that is being developed into apartments in Birmingham, England. It is situated on the A456 Hagley Road at Five Ways. It was designed by John Madin.

Radio transmitters[edit]

The building hosts several radio transmitting antennas on its roof. These include:


In 2012, under owners Global Henderson, a planning application to convert the building into 182 flats and add 4 penthouse floors was accepted.[1] Seven Capital acquired 1 Hagley Road in August 2013 and optimised the planning consent to 271 flats with no alterations to the exterior of the building. One, two and three bedroom apartments will be marketed at between £130,000 and £250,000.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Application To Convert Five Ways Offices Into Flats". Retrieved 2012-02-28.[permanent dead link]

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