A Foreword by John McDermott, Chairman of the City Centre Neighbourhood Forum:
‘Given all the major changes to the city centre public realm it is easy to loose sight of the big picture. At this month’s City Centre Strategic Board Meeting this briefing paper was presented. It gives a clear overview of the city centre plans completed, in progress and to come. I hope you find it interesting and informative.’ Continue reading
News of the £1.5 billion redevelopment of the old Smithfield wholesale market site.
View this new post on Leader of Birmingham website. Continue reading
Birmingham Cycle Revolution* is planning a cycleway from Selly Oak to Hurst Street in the city centre. This no half hearted relabelling of space. The design, in my humble opinion, is a stroke of genius! Continue reading
The future development of the Metro tram system is organised differently from the Snow Hill to Grand Central one which opened on 30 May 2016. Further extensions to the existing network will be of great benefit to West Midlands folk and visitors and should encourage new business investment in the region. Continue reading
What is MIPIM? Read on to find out and how the City of Birmingham is involved.
The area currently occupied by the wholesale markets is the subject of plans to create an exciting multi-faceted public place in central Birmingham. Continue reading
The transformation of Paradise Circus between Broad Street and the Town Hall starts in January. A website of artist’s impressions and timescales is now online. Continue reading