Tag: regeneration

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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HS2 jobs and growth boost for Birmingham

By on 21/07/2014 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

HS2 jobs and growth boost for Birmingham New regeneration company will lead the redevelopment around Curzon Street, Birmingham's HS2 terminus Redevelopment set to deliver 14,000 jobs and up to £1.3 billion boost to the local economy  Birmingham chosen as location for the HS2 Construction HQ, creating 1,500 jobs Allocation of £30m of funding by the […]

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Huge HS2 redevelopment plan unveiled

By on 27/02/2014 in Leader, News with 2 Comments

***DOWNLOADABLE ARTIST IMAGES OF THE PROPOPSED REVAMP*** Today, Birmingham City Council has unveiled the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan, which will see 141 hectares of the city centre transformed. The ambitious plans form one of the biggest urban regeneration schemes in Britain, and by far the biggest redevelopment so far announced on the back of HS2. […]

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Media Watch – Feb 27

By on 27/02/2014 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories Birmingham plans office hub to capitalise on HS2 (The Daily Telegraph) Birmingham will create 14,000 jobs and 366,000 sq metres of office space under a redevelopment project that hopes to capitalise on the HS2 network. Curzon Street Station reborn (Birmingham Post) Birmingham unveils its striking vision for parks in the […]

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