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Pebble Mill studios in Edgbaston closed in 2004

Veteran reporter: BBC broke pledge over plans for Birmingham

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Failure to develop Midlands base after Pebble Mill closure 'a scandal'

CGI of the Left Bank development looking up Oozells Way towards Broad Street

Calls to reject Broad Street hotel and apartment project

City councillors urged to knock back Regal's plan for new development in centre of Birmingham's busiest area for bars and nightclubs over fears residents will find it too noisy

Apartments planned near Arena Central as city centre living growth continues

New proposals for city flats close to Broad Street will tap into moves by companies such as HSBC which are bringing thousands of staff to Birmingham

Broad Street in Birmingham

Watchdog to challenge Westside BID's £155k funding boost

City council committee 'called in' decision to give Broad Street business group extra cash after it failed to meet deadline for ballot

Hyatt Regency is one of several hotels in Broad Street which form Westside BID

Funding package for Westside BID

City council expected to approve £155,000 grant to keep business improvement district going until ballot can be held in August

Midland chef escapes Nepal quake tragedy by few minutes

Family's relief as ex-Shimla Pinks cook just misses landslide in disaster that killed 7,500

Brasshouse Language Centre could be on the move from its historic home in Sheepcote Street

Brasshouse Language Centre's historic base 'no longer viable'

City council could be on the hunt for a new home for world-renowned centre as it assesses options for language school

Deliveroo driver in Birmingham Arslan Zahid

Deliveroo restaurant service launches in Birmingham

Online delivery service has signed up more than 40 outlets in Birmingham with Solihull set to come on board next month

Green light for new HSBC head office at Arena Central

Construction due to start this summer on 2 Arena Central which will house the personal and business banking arms of global group

Map of the 2015 Great Birmingham 10k Run course

Days to go until Great Birmingham 10k

Take a look at our handy guide to help you avoid the road problems and map the route of this inaugural 10k event in the Great Run series

HSBC has now signed the deal to forward purchase 2 Arena Central

HSBC completes deal for Arena Central HQ

Bank formally signs agreement to forward purchase 2 Arena Central which will eventually house around 1,000 staff

RIBA Love Architecture Festival - Hidden Spaces Exhibition hosted by Network Rail at New Street Station

A hidden trail in the busiest space

New Street showcase for architecture project which delves behind the scenes of some of the city's most important and interesting buildings

Map showing changes to city centre bus routes from May 10, 2015

'Stay away' from Paradise as transport chiefs warn of gridlock

Next phase of traffic works in £500m redevelopment to start in May with Paradise Circus island to be partially closed and several bus routes diverted

Michele Wilby, BID executive director of the Colmore Business District

Birmingham 'shoppers' tax' is scrapped - for now

Birmingham City Council charge for business improvement districts would hit high streets, say Tories

BIDs in areas like the Jewellery Quarter will now not have to pay a new admin charge

City council scraps BID charge

U-turn by authority after warnings that Birmingham's business improvement districts could be pushed into the red by so-called 'shoppers' tax'

Gas Retort House could be converted into a church and café under new plans

New city church planned off Broad Street

Diocese of Birmingham lodges application to convert long-vacant former gasworks into place of worship and café

Crowne Plaza hotels provides a backdrop as the diggers take down the former Central TV studios in Broad Street

Pictures: Progress on Arena Central and Paradise

Diggers take down former Central TV studios and hoardings surround Central Library as key regen schemes progress

Architect John Madin in front of Central Library

A brutal end for the vision of John Madin

Demolition starts this month to tear down one of Birmingham's most recognisable landmarks. As fans of Central Library bid it a fond farewell, Tamlyn Jones takes a look at the legacy of its controversial architect

CGI of the Ridley House development - one of four brought forward this month by Seven Capital

Seven Capital to build £150m of new city homes

Quartet of new developments unveiled as property group continues its long-term investment into the city

CGI of the Granville Lofts development at night

Eyesore plot off Broad Street to house Granville Lofts

Seven Captial development will regenerate vacant site off city's famous street


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