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1,000th new council home built in Birmingham

By on 24/07/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

The 1,000th home for rent built through the city council’s house-building arm has been handed over to tenants. Built through the Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust by Jessup, it is part of a £1.6m development comprising 15 homes for affordable rent. With a further 221 rented homes on eleven sites currently under construction, the Birmingham City […]

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Ring road improvements to go ahead

By on 22/07/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

The next phase of a £14.05 million programme of improvements to Birmingham’s ring road is due to get underway. Work is due to start at the Haden Circus junction on 27 July and continue for approximately 37 weeks.  The project includes changes to the junction’s lay-out designed to ease traffic flow together with safety improvements […]

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Cabinet to approve support for Jewellery Quarter lottery funding bid

By on 22/07/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Cabinet are being asked to approve plans to support a bid for lottery funding to regenerate part of Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter, enabling the opening of new businesses and the creation of jobs. The Jewellery Quarter Development Trust (JQDT) – a community interest company established to benefit those who live, work, invest in and visit […]

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Shaping the future of our high streets, housing and open spaces

By on 22/07/2015 in Cabinet, Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A key city-wide planning development policy that will help shape the future of Birmingham’s high streets, housing and open spaces is set for consultation if approved by cabinet. The Development Management Development Plan Document (DM DPD) sets out detailed planning policies that will support the strategic Birmingham Development Plan. Councillor Tahir Ali, cabinet member for […]

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Go-ahead for Surface Water Management Plan

By on 20/07/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A document highlighting areas of Birmingham at risk of flooding and setting out how these issues should be managed is due to be approved by cabinet. The Surface Water Management Plan, developed by Birmingham City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency and Severn Trent Water, focuses on 15 priority areas of the city considered […]

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Birmingham Curzon takes major step forward

By on 20/07/2015 in Cabinet, Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

The Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan is set to be adopted by the city council at its cabinet meeting on the 27 July. The masterplan, which was launched for public consultation in 2014, sets out proposals to deliver a world class integrated city centre terminus station – Birmingham Curzon – along with major regeneration across Eastside, […]

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Opening dates announced for New Street station and Grand Central

By on 06/07/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 1 Comment

Opening dates revealed for Birmingham New Street station and Grand Central The long-awaited opening dates for Birmingham New Street station and Grand Central have been confirmed. Birmingham New Street station, with its stunning atrium and huge concourse, will open its doors on Sunday 20 September. Grand Central, the shopping complex built above the station, complete […]

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New housing development handed over to tenants

By on 30/06/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A housing development built through the city council’s housing-building arm has been handed over to tenants. Built through the Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust by Jessup’s the £1.7m development will provide 12 properties for affordable rent. This represents another small step by the city council towards closing Birmingham’s housing gap. New tenant Mrs Deeqo Hassan said: […]

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Wider Selly Oak SPD set for approval

By on 23/06/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Cabinet is being asked to approve a revised document setting out how the wider Selly Oak, including parts of Bournville and south Edgbaston will be developed. The Wider Selly Oak Supplementary Planning Document (SPD), which replaces the Selly Oak Local Action Plan, sets out the vision and strategy for development in the area. Key projects […]

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Keeping Birmingham Building – helping close the housing gap

By on 22/06/2015 in Cabinet, Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Details of where 38 new homes will be built across the city are to go before cabinet, as part of a wider house building programme, to help close Birmingham’s housing gap. The full business case for the construction of the homes for rent is part of the Keep Birmingham Building report which shows the recommended […]

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