16/04/2012 11:49 BST | Updated 16/04/2012 12:15 BST

Crap Birmingham: Our Second City Rivals London In A Whole New Way (PHOTOS)

Anything London can do, Birmingham can do... also.

Yes, you may be familiar with the marvellous collection of photos that is Shit London - but now its claim to show "urban decay at its finest" is rivalled by the majestic pictures of Birmingham below, taken by VICE's Alexander Dean.

Broken signs, dirty urinals, children climbing on rubbish bins... Surely it can't be long before the Crap Towns book series releases a Crap Birmingham special?