Tag Archives: Typhoo Basin

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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A Spring in my Step

It has been a while, but it’s Spring and new growth has inspired me to share a few photographs taken around Digbeth since last Summer. Hopefully the photographs speak for themselves. There is beauty everywhere.    

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Typhoo Wharf is my cup of tea

In this weekend’s Birmingham Post, architect, urban designer, and friend of Digbeth Joe Holyoak gave a firm thumbs up for the plans to inject new life into the former tea factory in Digbeth: “STEAMhouse is an acronym for science, technology, … Continue reading

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Developments in Digbeth

There have been some pretty major developments in Digbeth over the past few weeks, all of which (in my humble opinion) spell the beginning of a new chapter in the area: The purchase of the Connaught Square site in central … Continue reading

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Things Digbeth Gave the World: Brylcreem

Paradise Circus recently compiled their list of 101 things Birmingham gave the world into a fantastic – trust me on that one – book. We have our fair share of iconic brands in Digbeth, including Typhoo Tea and Bird’s Custard … Continue reading

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Digbeth falling by the way side…?

Some of our readers caught John Humphrys out and about in Digbeth on the 22nd April, recording for the BBC Radio 4 Today programme. You can listen to the programme again below: The Birmingham Post ran an article replying to … Continue reading

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Digbeth Canal Lengthsman

Our readers may have noticed the appearance of two narrow boats along the Grand Union Canal at Minerva Works; after living on narrowboats for over ten years, Alison Tuck and Louise Moore have moved to Digbeth. As well as running … Continue reading

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