Tag: regeneration

Prestigious new Birmingham college gets green light

By on 04/02/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

The new National College for High Speed Rail in Birmingham has been given the go-ahead after Birmingham City Council’s planning committee granted planning permission today (4 February). It is the latest milestone for the brand new, three-storey, 5,700 square metre building, which will be located on the site of the former Birmingham Science Park off […]

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Graduate Hub opens for second recruitment phase

By on 04/02/2016 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

The largest local government graduate scheme for planning and regeneration professionals is set to launch its second phase of recruitment. Birmingham City Council’s Graduate Hub gives graduates who have completed a built environment degree a wide range of experience in planning, regeneration and housing development work to help them work towards becoming chartered professionals. As […]

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Waheed Nazir named acting strategic director, Economy

By on 20/01/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Waheed Nazir, Birmingham City Council’s director of planning & regeneration, who has been instrumental in the transformation of the city, has been appointed as acting Strategic Director for Economy for the next 12 months with immediate effect. In his new role, as well as leading on the delivery of planning and regeneration, transportation, skills and […]

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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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