Perfect symmetry on Birmingham canals

Gas Street Basin, in the heart of Birmingham city centre, is the heart of Britain’s canal network. In days gone by it was the hub of a thriving canal transport network and would have been alive with the sound of cargoes as diverse as chocolate crumb, coal and glass being loaded and unloaded.

Today, the bars and restaurants of Brindleyplace cluster around this attractive basin where traditional narrowboats can be seen to form an unique experience where industrial heritage meets modern, cosmopolitan living. The name Brindleyplace honours James Brindley, original engineer of the Birmingham Canal and many other waterways.