Tag Archives: Digbeth Residents Association

Custard Factory: under new ownership

Lucan Gray has sold his share of the Custard Factory to Oval Real Estate, a privately owned investment and asset management company in London, in a deal including nearby Fazeley Studios and warehouses in Heath Mill Lane. Nick Prior, co-founder … 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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Chitty’s Cakes

Opening times: Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10:00-18:00 Where: Chitty’s Cakes, 4 Gibb St, The Custard Factory, Digbeth, B9 4AA After five years behind the scenes at the Custard Factory, Chitty’s Cakes (finally) have a shop front!               … Continue reading

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Nechells Ward Meeting – March 2017

When: Tuesday 21 March, 18:30 Where: Stanhope Hall, Emily Street, Highgate, B12 0XG The next Nechells Ward Meeting takes place on Tuesday 21 March at Stanhope Hall. This meeting gives you an opportunity to come face to face with your … 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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Digbeth Needs You!

Sir Stuart Etherington, Chief Executive of NCVO, recently wrote a new year letter, and I wanted to share a few points with you: “One thing is very clear in my mind. That is that if we are to build a … Continue reading

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January 2017 Meeting of DRA

When: Monday 9 January 2017, 18:00-19:30 Where: The Old Crown Restaurant, High Street Digbeth, B12 0LD Digbeth Residents Association invite you to their first meeting of 2017, to be held at the Old Crown on Monday 9 January. Representatives for … Continue reading

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December 2016 Meeting of DRA

When: Tuesday 13 December 2016, 18:00-19:30 Where: The Old Crown Restaurant, High Street Digbeth, B12 0LD Digbeth Residents Association invite you to their final meeting of 2016, to be held at the Old Crown on Tuesday 13 December. This meeting … Continue reading

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Expensive Digbeth

So, you see this headline in the Birmingham Mail: Revealed: The most expensive areas to rent in Birmingham. You would be forgiven for thinking the rest of the article continued with a list of the usual suspects (Harborne, Sutton Coldfield, … Continue reading

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