City Core Archive

  • City Centre Draft Retail Strategy

    Birmingham City Council have unveiled the City Centre Retail Strategy, which will see the transformation of the retail core strengthening its position as a destination of choice for visitors and shoppers. The strategy capitalises on a range of investments currently underway, which are continuing the […]

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  • Three Enterprise Zone Sites Shortlisted for Government Support

    Three Enterprise Zone Sites Shortlisted for Government Support

    The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership has welcomed news that three sites in the Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone has been selected for investment. As part of the Local Infrastructure Fund, the Department of Communities and Local Government has given outline approval to […]

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  • Pinch Point Fund Secured to Support the EZ

    Pinch Point Fund Secured to Support the EZ

    The Department of Transport has approved bids worth more than £10 million from the Local Pinch Point Fund for improvements that will benefit economic growth projects in the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership. Birmingham City Council – Birmingham Ring Road, facilitating access to […]

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  • Church Street Square

    Creation of a high quality public realm and square in the heart of the Colmore Business District. Joint venture between BCC and Colmore BID Ltd to create a brand new pedestrian friendly street on Church Street. The new pedestrian space will have seating, trees and […]

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  • SPICEAL STREET OPENING

    An extension to the Bullring creating three new restaurants and extending two existing restaurants around St Martin’s Square. The 1,330 sq m of floorspace created is set around St Martin’s Square and is between two listed structures and the iconic Selfridges building. The £7.5 million […]

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  • The City Core

    Birmingham’s City Core is the single biggest economic driver of the regional economy. It is the centre of the region’s retailing, banking and financial services and the civic and cultural heart of the city. About the quarter The £600 million gateway scheme, transforming New Street […]

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