Tag: regeneration

Birmingham’s regeneration wins national awards

By on 23/10/2015 in Future Council, Leader, News with 0 Comments

The £1 billion transformation of Birmingham, and the work of Birmingham City Council Leader Sir Albert Bore, has won two prestigious awards at a major national property event.

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One million shoppers descend on Grand Central

By on 08/10/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Grand Central has taken Birmingham by storm in its first two weeks of trading, drawing in over one million people in just a matter of days

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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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Newtown development wins prestigious design award

By on 18/03/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A large scale regeneration project which has helped transform the lives of people living in an inner city area of Birmingham has scooped a prestigious national design award. The Newton redevelopment, which was the first regeneration project on this scale to be delivered by Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT), won the Public Sector Award at […]

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Advanced Manufacturing Hub site ready for development

By on 20/01/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Reclamation works have been completed at Birmingham’s Advanced Manufacturing Hub (AMH), ready for the development of up to 150,000 sq ft of employment space. The AMH is one of six Economic Zones being promoted by Birmingham City Council to fast-track economic development and is a joint venture with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). Works […]

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Motorists reminded of city centre restrictions

By on 08/01/2015 in News with 0 Comments

Motorists are being advised to plan ahead and avoid temporary road closures and restrictions due to come into operation in Birmingham city centre. From Saturday (January 10), the section of Summer Row between Lionel Street and Great Charles Street will be temporarily closed to all vehicles. A local diversion route will be signed and in […]

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Paradise Circus transformation to start in January 2015

By on 15/12/2014 in Leader, News with 1 Comment

Confirmation that construction of Birmingham’s most anticipated new development scheme – the transformation of 17 acres at Paradise Circus in the heart of the city centre – will start on site in January 2015 has been made today (15 December). The £500m development is being brought forward through the joint venture company, Paradise Circus Limited […]

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Birmingham City Council named Smarter Planning Champion

By on 18/11/2014 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council has been named as one of the best local planning authorities (LPAs) in the country for the efficient way it deals with online planning applications. The authority has been awarded Smarter Planning Champion status by the Planning Portal, the Government’s online planning resource for England and Wales. Birmingham is the 66th LPA […]

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Public consultation for 2015 proposed Longbridge works

By on 18/11/2014 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

St. Modwen, Birmingham City Council and Centro will jointly unveil details of £8m Local Growth Fund works and the next stage of development proposals for the £1billion Longbridge regeneration scheme, at a public consultation event to be held on 25th November. Interested parties are invited to the first floor of Seven House on High Street, […]

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Response to HS2 growth taskforce report

By on 24/07/2014 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Response to the HS2 growth taskforce report Leader of Birmingham City Council Sir Albert Bore said: “I welcome this report and am pleased that it recognises the on-going collaboration across central and local government as well as our partners. “HS2 is an important step in rebalancing the country's economy and bringing investment into Birmingham and […]

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