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Bullring 'UK's Ugliest Building

10 Oct 08 Birmingham's Bullring shopping centre has been voted Britain's ugliest building, in a new survey.

In a new survey Birmingham's Bullring shopping centre has been voted Britain's ugliest building.

More than a third of people surveyed thought Birmingham had the ugliest buildings in the country!

Manchester's Arndale Centre, the Angel of the North and the Scottish Parliament were all also criticised.

A third of people questioned wanted such buildings replaced with a major cultural building while 17% wanted a landmark statue instead.

Birmingham's central library came second in the survey of buildings thought to be the ugliest, by computer games maker EA.

People also said they wanted to see the Liver Building in Liverpool, Spaghetti Junction near Birmingham and Drakes Circus in Plymouth, demolished.

In contrast, the Eiffel tower in Paris was voted the most beautiful building in Europe, receiving 15% of the total vote.

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