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  • Jaguar Land Rover

    Jaguar Land Rover have gained planning approval for the erection of a new body shop at the Castle Bromwich Assembly Plant. The site currently employs 2,100 manufacturing employees and this is set to increase to 3,200 as part of the current recruitment campaign . It […]

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  • Eastside Masterplan December 2011 – Draft for Consultation

    The Eastside Masterplan document builds upon the vision and broad principles for the future regeneration of Eastside as an “Area of Transformation” as established in the Big City Plan – City Centre Masterplan and Draft Core Strategy. We have taken a fresh look at promoting […]

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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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  • BIRMINGHAM CITY CENTRE MASTERPLAN 2011

    Having launched the Big City Plan in September 2010 with a 12 week period of public consultation the City Council has now adopted the Big City Plan as its vision and framework for the future transformation of the City Centre. The Big City Plan now […]

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  • Library of Birmingham Takes Shape

    Mike Whitby, Leader of Birmingham City Council, said: “Over a year into the construction process, we are at a hugely exciting point in the Library of Birmingham project. The building is progressing at a truly phenomenal rate and taking shape right before people’s eyes – […]

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  • Eastside – Storm Water Attenuation Tank

    In Eastside, work continues on the excavation for the installation of a 700 cubic metre storm water attenuation tank.  As this part of Eastside was heavily bombed during WW2, the contractor is working closely with the specialist company, BACTEC, to identify any areas of risk […]

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  • The Golden Square, Jewellery Quarter – Exhibition 28th/29th June & 30th June/1st July

    Members of the public were invited to meet with the Golden Square project team to review the latest detailed plans. Andy Munro, Jewellery Quarter Operations Director, introduced Andy Williams and James Harrison from Capita Lovejoy. Andy and James explained the design and how this public […]

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  • Eastside – The Work Continues

    The development of the Eastside area continues with a number of Birmingham City Council led initiatives. Grosvenor Street/Birmingham Ormiston Academy A new junction between Grosvenor Street and Jennens Road is being constructed which will provide easier access to Etna House and the Academy. The junction […]

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  • Birmingham City Centre – Vision for Movement

    Major improvements are planned for Birmingham’s transport networks including a number of imminent projects such as the transformation of New Street Station (Gateway Project), Metro extension and Centro’s plans to ‘transform bus travel’. In the longer term, High Speed rail and the runway extension at […]

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