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The Dig Brew Co

Where: 43 River Street, Digbeth, B5 5SA The Dig Brew Co is expected to launch in August 2017, converting 43 River Street into a brewery/bar and indoor street food venue. The owners hope to brew lager and ale in the … Continue reading

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Unlocking The Warehouse

Birmingham Friends of the Earth have launched a Community Share Offer to to carry out a large scale refurbishment of their building in Digbeth – The Warehouse. Ben Mabbett, a volunteer and trustee of BFOE, and friend of Digbeth Residents … Continue reading

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Typhoo Wharf – Updates

Birmingham-based Stoford Developments has been hired to lead the proposed regeneration of Digbeth’s Typhoo Wharf as part of a £200 million project. The company was appointed by The Gooch Estate, which owns more than ten acres of land across Digbeth. … Continue reading

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The Hanging Gardens of Digbeth

Where: 175 High Street Deritend, Digbeth, Birmingham Garden Hill is a proposed new development for Digbeth, based on the fabled Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Designed by Architects of Invention, for the Chinese private equity fund PGC Capital, Garden Hill comprises … Continue reading

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St Anne’s Court – update

It looks as though work will soon begin on St Anne’s Court, following Urban Exposure’s agreement to finance the construction of 170 apartments. The development is located on the land behind St Anne’s Church, bordered by Bradford Street, Cheapside and … Continue reading

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BIMM Birmingham – Design Update

Architects’ images have been revealed for the design of the £4 million brand new state-of-the-art BIMM Birmingham building on Floodgate Street. Back in March we revealed that the music college would be opening a new outpost in Digbeth in October … Continue reading

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HS2 Royal Assent

Please see the message below, shared on behalf of HS2: Dear Residents, As you may be aware, Phase One of the new High Speed Two Railway (HS2), the part of the route between the West Midlands and London, received Royal … Continue reading

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On-Street Parking in Digbeth – Public Consultation

Birmingham City Council is carrying out consultation about proposed on-street parking in Digbeth. Further details follow, and we would encourage as many of our readers to respond to the consultation as possible! About the Proposals For the purpose of the … Continue reading

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The Curzon Symposium

Back in December 2016, the great and the good met at BCU to discuss the Curzon Masterplan – essentially how Birmingham City Council hope to maximise the benefits of HS2 and prepare Digbeth for the high speed terminus. The Curzon … Continue reading

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Beorma Quarter – Phase 2

Work will soon start on the second phase of the Beorma Quarter project, creating one of Birmingham’s tallest office and residential buildings. To make way for the new Beorma tower, the old cinema currently sat derelict on Park Street (opposite … Continue reading

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