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[21 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

Three student accommodation blocks have just been approved for Birmingham’s Eastside Locks, constructionenquirer.com reports. The three structures will vary in size, ranging from nine storeys to 13. Alumno Developments is behind the scheme, which will provide 625 rooms to students. Moreover, the scheme will include accessible communal areas, which will be well-lit for the student’s […]

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[14 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

The next phase of refurbishment has commenced at Birmingham’s New Street Station, bbc.co.uk reports, where the finished article is expected to feature a futuristic, metallic exterior. Contractors have started to remove the dated and unattractive 1960s pebbledash from the east side of the station, in order that the enlarged building can be covered with super-shiny […]

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[13 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

The first of 8,000 steel cladding panels have been installed as part of Birmingham New Street’s £600 million regeneration. The cladding project is expected to take over two years to complete, by which time the entire station will be covered in the reflective panels. The north side of the building is reportedly the first section […]

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[19 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Henderson Global has secured planning permission to convert its 19-storey Hagley Road offices in Birmingham into an apartment block, reportsconstructionenquirer.com. It will now be able to construct a new hotel or student accommodation building on the car park of the existing site. Image source Development of 180 luxury homes The No.1 Hagley Road building in the […]

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[12 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

Plans for a ‘long-overdue’ development of derelict Arena Central in Birmingham have been submitted for permission, birminghammail.net writes. Since 2000, the site which was formerly home to ATV/ Central Studios, has been set aside for a revamp. However, due to the economic downturn and regulations pertaining to the building of towers, no regeneration work has […]