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Metro Consultation for Digbeth

Centro is planning an extension to the Metro network, to link the HS2 terminus at New Canal Street with a proposed new multi-storey car park at Adderley Street. It is expected that up to 12,000 people will arrive at the … Continue reading

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Trams for Digbeth

Last Thursday 7th November, Chair of Digbeth Residents Association John Gordon attended a Council meeting focussed on Maximising the Impact of HS2: “Digbeth Residents Association is broadly in favour of HS2, but we are keen to see good connectivity (including … Continue reading

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Development is good, but what about Digbeth?

The next few years will see a lot of upheaval in Birmingham City Centre. Birmingham New Street is currently undergoing a major facelift, Moor Street Queensway is being changed back to two-way traffic, and work on the extension to the … Continue reading

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History of Digbeth Coach Station

We all know that Digbeth Coach Station was recently revamped (and changed its name to Birmingham Coach Station), but how much do you know about the history of the building/site? This picture of Spencer House (inset), which is the building … Continue reading

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Billboards? 48Sheet them!

While using billboards as public art has been done before, in early April, 48Sheet (named after the number of sheets it takes to cover a standard billboard) will transform up to 100 of them in Birmingham and beyond. While much … Continue reading

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Connaught Square for Sale

Last week it was reported in the press that Ireland’s National Asset Management Agency (ROM Capital) will be selling the Connaught Square site. The 4.5 acre potential development is situtated across the road from Digbeth Coach Station and just 200 … Continue reading

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CCTV appeal launched following theft at Digbeth coach station

From the West Midlands Police Website: POLICE have released an image of a man they wish to speak to in relation to a theft at Digbeth coach station. The offence took place at approximately 7.30pm on Monday 7 November. A … Continue reading

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Birmingham Coach Station goes ape

You get all walks of life at Birmingham Coach Station – holidaymakers, daytrippers and weekenders headed for good times, students going back and forth to campus, people who have just arrived in the country and those more familiar with it … Continue reading

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Digbeth is ‘A nice place for a Coach Station’ according to BRMB banter

The above poster, claiming Digbeth is ‘a nice place for a Coach Station’ to get a coach ‘To Somewhere Nicer’, is one of a series that makes up BRMB Radio’s Banter/Made in Birmingham campaign: For the past few months we’ve been … Continue reading

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Christmas opening times for Digbeth supermarkets

Dave Harte of Bournvillage.com always says his festive posts detailing the Christmas opening times for Bournville Village Tesco are the most popular ones on his website. Last year I did no such post for Digbeth is Good – not because … Continue reading

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