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Last Updated: Saturday, 15 October 2005, 14:12 GMT 15:12 UK
Public queues for landmark flats
More than 100 flats inside a famous 1960s Birmingham landmark have gone on sale.

Dozens of people queued outside the Rotunda building overnight in a bid to purchase the apartments although they will not be ready for three more years.

Costs range from 150,000 to 500,000 for a penthouse.

The Rotunda was opened in 1965 and is 265ft (81m) tall with 23 floors and overlooks the Bull Ring shopping Centre in the city centre.

In 1993 it survived the threat of demolition as part of a proposed facelift of the Bull Ring markets and in 2000 was awarded official landmark status as well as becoming a Grade II listed building.




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