Many residents of Birmingham City Centre live in flats following more than two decades of encouraging revitalisation and occupation of the area. Many of the flat developments replaced derelict historical industrial buildings and brought new life to the city.
But questions about fire security have arisen following the disaster at the Grenfell residential tower in London. Continue reading
The Strictly Come Dancing event at the Arena Birmingham takes place Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th January.
This will involve major traffic volumes for those attending the event which could cause serious local traffic problems in the roads surrounding the Arena and for city bus journeys. Continue reading
After many months of delay caused by the collapse of Carillion, Accountancy firm Price Waterhouse Cooper has taken handover of the first building to be completed in the redesigned, demolished and rebuilt Paradise area of central Birmingham.
Left, from Centenary Square. One Chamberlain Square has some visual impact.
Funding has been made available to carry out some improvements to St Thomas Peace Gardens on the corner of Holloway Head and Granville Street B1 1SB.
The Council would like the views of the wider community on the current proposals. Continue reading
The Metro Extension from Stephenson Street (outside New Street Station) to Centenary Square is now starting to look like a tram route rather than street utility works.
Discover how much track has now been laid. Continue reading
Pedestrian diversions will be in place from Sunday 28 July until Monday 28 October between Victoria Sq and Centenary Sq. Signage will be in place along Centenary Way and Edmund Street. View maps and more detail here also @ParadiseBham