View from the top of Colmore Square. To the left the Wesleyan, to the right No 1 Colmore Square, in the middle Colmore Plaza.
The Wesleyan was built in 1988 - 91 for the Wesleyan and General Assurance by Peter Hing & Jones.
Pevsner describe it as a poor attempt at post modern, and very big. Central core with a big pyramid roof, and four radiating wings, like a workhouse. Artificial pink granite facings, angled between floors, like the legs of a huge insect.
From Pevsner Architectural Guides: Birmingham by Andy Foster.
It is also the regional office for solicitors Pinsent Masons.