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New BMHT homes handed over to tenants

A housing development in Ladywood built through the city council’s house building arm has been handed over to tenants. Built through the Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT) by Galliford Try Partnerships, the £2.67m development of 45 properties will include 23 properties for affordable rent. New tenant Mohamed Albabili said: “I used to live in a […]

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Further canal improvements due for cyclists

A £3million programme of work to further improve cycle routes along canals in Birmingham are set for approval by Cabinet on November 17

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Your chance to find out more about vital flood risk work

By on 04/11/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

With more than 30,000 properties thought to be at risk of flooding in Birmingham, a free event is being held to enable residents, businesses, voluntary or community groups, developers and those with a professional interest in flood risk to find out more about the important work being done to tackle this issue. Birmingham FloodFest takes […]

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On-road cycle revolution set to begin

A series of schemes to improve cycling along main city routes and quieter “parallel” routes have been approved by Birmingham City Council

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Blocks to be demolished to make way for new family homes

By on 22/10/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Work is under way to demolish four underused maisonette blocks in Shard End to make way for 12 new family homes built by Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT), Birmingham City Council’s award-winning house-building programme. The three-storey maisonette blocks, built in 1955, have been in low demand and are considered to be economically unviable to refurbish. […]

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Snow Hill masterplan set for adoption

A plan to regenerate the Snow Hill and Colmore areas of the city centre and replicate the success of London’s Canary Wharf is set to be adopted. The Snow Hill masterplan is a £600 million scheme aimed at transforming the business district and bringing in further investment from global business, professional and financial services firms. […]

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Green light for city centre retail provision

A plan setting out Birmingham’s vision for the way the city centre retail landscape will evolve in the future is set to be approved by the city council’s cabinet. The Birmingham City Centre Retail Strategy aims to provide a clear framework that will guide future development and investment decisions regarding the city centre’s retail offering. […]

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Public requests prompt expansion to 20 is Plenty scheme

By on 25/09/2015 in Cllr Ali, Cllr Trickett, News with 1 Comment

Minor changes have been made to Birmingham City Council’s plans to introduce 20mph limits on the vast majority of roads to the south and east of the city centre

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Boost for Acocks Green centre

By on 24/09/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Citizens of a Birmingham suburb can now move around their local centre easier and safer after the completion of a package of improvements to transport and public space. The project at Acocks Green is the latest to be delivered under the city council’s Birmingham Connected strategy which seeks to give the travelling public a range […]

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New road measures for city centre

By on 03/09/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 1 Comment

A number of temporary road measures are due to come into operation to ease traffic flows in central Birmingham at a time when the city is preparing to come under the national and international spotlight. Birmingham City Council’s actions are designed to support the free flow of traffic – and particularly public transport – at […]

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