Tag Archives: Paragon Hotel

Plans for The Paragon

The Paragon Hotel has seen its fair share of changes in its history. Originally built in 1903 by Lord Rowton to provide accommodation for migrant workers from Ireland, the grade II listed building became The Paragon Hotel in 1993. Given … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Festival Launch Party

When: Saturday 9th March 2013, 20:00 onwards Where: The Paragon Hotel, Alcester Street Digbeth Tickets: £5 The St Patrick’s Festival 2013 is sure to start with a bang at the launch party sponsored by the Paragon Hotel. Tickets are only … Continue reading

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Paragon for sale

The Grade II-listed Paragon Hotel on Alcester Street in Digbeth has been put on the market for a cool £6 million. The hotel has 13 function rooms and 250 bedrooms and was originally built in the early 20th century for … Continue reading

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Redevelopment of Westminster Works

The intial stages of proposals to redevelop the Westminster Works on Alcester Street are being undertaken by Campbell Architects on behalf of Dhillon Group. It is proposed that these now derelict buildings are converted into residential and serviced apartments, as … Continue reading

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Digbeth Fun Day – Raffle Prizes Announced!

The Digbeth Fun Day is now only three days away! The line up of artists has been confirmed, now all that’s left to do is announce the raffle prizes. I have been pleasantly surprised by the generosity of local businesses … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Festival this week

A reminder, as if you needed one, that it’s the St Patrick’s Festival this week. Things kick off on Friday 11th March with the launch event at The Paragon Hotel, with the celebrations carrying on into Saturday 12th March with … Continue reading

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Digbeth Residents Association

The next meeting of the Digbeth Residents Association (DRA) will take place on Monday 7th March at 7pm in the Paragon Hotel. Please find an Agenda and Minutes of the previous meeting attached below: Minutes from February Meeting + Constitution … Continue reading

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Digbeth Residents Association – Venue for Meetings

The Digbeth Residents Association (DRA) has traditionally held meetings in the Paragon Hotel, where a room has been provided for our use, free of charge, for over three years. Recently, however, the Paragon has undergone a change in Management, who … Continue reading

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Preparing for this year’s St Patrick’s Parade

There may not be many blossoming daffodils in Digbeth to mark the start of spring in March, but at least we get to see the streets come to life with the St Patrick’s Day Parade from 12pm on Sunday 13th … Continue reading

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Topics for discussion at the next Digbeth Residents’ Association meeting on 7th Feb

Following my recent post of the notes from last Digbeth Residents’ Association meeting and Digbeth Residents’ Visioning Exercise, here’s a few more details from Neighbourhood Manager Andy Sheppard on what will be under discussion at the next meeting at 7pm in … Continue reading

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