Jacqui Kennedy, Acting Strategic Director of Place, talks about council tenant involvement and tackles some myths about repairs and maintenance. Birmingham’s council tenants help us to improve services in all sorts of ways. Some people are involved in the Housing Liaison Board Movement, monitoring and regulating the service we provide. Others are involved in Tenant […]
Birmingham’s council tenants are actively involved in all sorts of discussions about improving council housing and now a team is helping to assess empty council properties. The team of volunteers help to inspect the council’s empty properties, checking the condition they are left in when tenants move out, and feeding back to other tenants about […]
Birmingham is the highest-performing city in Western Europe for its competitiveness in attracting inward investment.
Birmingham City Council is set to approve the continuation of the construction of Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre at cabinet on 17 November, following delays to the demolition of the existing building. The existing building has been beset with asbestos contamination problems, resulting in an emergency demolition contract being applied to entirely demolish the structure. […]
Birmingham City Council and IM Properties have completed the deal for the development of a new, purpose-built facility for the city’s wholesale markets. The site at The Hub in Witton will include a bespoke 241,885 sq ft facility which can house over 78 traders and all on-site facilities. Work will begin on the delivery of […]
A Birmingham woman was ordered to pay £16,500 at Birmingham Crown Court today (6 November 2015), after pleading guilty to health and safety offences after a child fell from a first floor window. Birmingham City Council brought a case against Suzanne Holmes, 62, of Buryfield Road, Solihull, who ran Munchkins Nursery, based at 72 Longmeadow […]