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Curzon Street Station

Curzon Street Station

Originally known as Birmingham Station, the Grade I Listed Curzon Street Station is the oldest railway terminus in the world and was once a hub of activity linking Birmingham to London. The station entrance sits next to Millennium Point and Birmingham City University's Parkside campus and will form a central part of the vast HS2 rail terminus and further redevelopment of the eastern side of Birmingham city centre if plans for the new high-speed rail network are approved.

Two Birmingham churches added to Heritage At Risk Register

The Church of St George, in Edgbaston, which dates back to 1836, and the Roman Catholic Church of St Thomas More, in Sheldon, have been added to the Heritage At Risk Register

Anita Champaneri, Mike Ward, Gavin Wade and Glyn Pitchford celebrate Gateley's £20,000 donation to the Birmingham Big Art Project

Birmingham Big Art project gets £80,000 contribution from Arts Council England

This latest contribution means the funding pot for the project has now passed the £100,000 mark

The Christopher Wray building in Bartholomew Row, Birmingham City Centre. exclusive

£15m redevelopment plans for Christopher Wray complex

Old lighting factory which dates back to the early 1700s set to be reborn as student tower with bars and restaurants

New Street Station re-development.

The vision that signalled the end of old New Street

Half a century ago work started to demolish Birmingham's famous old New Street station as planners envisioned a sleek, modern city of the future

CGI of 6 Cardigan Street which will house BCU staff

Birmingham City University secures new base at Eastside Locks

University expands its footprint in city district with letting deal to house staff moving from Perry Barr campus

New images reveal Goodman plans to transform Birmingham's Eastside

Computer-generated images of the Goodman development bordering the HS2 Curzon Street station show drastic changes to part of the city

George Osborne, with Michael Heseltine, during a visit to Innovation Birmingham Campus where the Chancellor urged leaders to back a combined authority and elected mayor

George Osborne urges region's leaders to get behind elected mayor

Chancellor tells West Midlands council leaders to crack on with creation of combined authority and confirm enterprise zone expansion to cover HS2 station

The Assay Office in Birmingham

Hidden Spaces Unlocked: Full listings for June 2015 open days and events

2015 Hidden Spaces ‘Unlocked’ events programme follows the feedback from hugely popular Curzon Street Station exhibition


Chinese investors' plan to fund major Birmingham regeneration schemes

Consortium plans to filter capital from the super-rich of China and Taiwan into property, infrastructure and energy schemes

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls pictured with Birmingham Airport's chief executive Paul Kehoe

Ed Balls promises city centre enterprise zone will extend to Curzon HS2 Station

Business leaders welcomed an earlier vow from George Osborne to extend the enterprise zone which would open up the door to borrowing millions needed to regenerate and create thousands of jobs

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line updated

SNP vows to start HS2 in Scotland, not Birmingham

Scottish nationalists say they plan to use post-Election power for a radical shake-up of high-speed rail plans for the UK

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

Liz Peace who is the new chair of The Curzon Urban Regeneration Company

Interview with Liz Peace: from Cadbury, to BPF and back

Liz Peace has been named as the chairman of the Curzon Urban Regeneration Company, overseeing the regeneration around Birmingham's proposed HS2 station

George Osborne

Conservatives to unveil economic plan for 300,000 Midland jobs

The announcement is part of what they are calling a “long term economic plan for the Midlands”, which the pair are launching on a trip to the region

CGI of the new Snobs - its move to a new site was one of August's most-read stories

Review of 2014 - August: Snobs' new future, Aston Tavern re-opens and work begins at Eastside Locks

August saw more news of regeneration in the city while Snobs nightclub revealed details of its move following more than 40 years in its Paradise Circus home

Moor Street Station

Review of 2014 - June: Custard Factory owner on Digbeth, facelift for city tunnel and Hidden Spaces photos on display

Nostalgia lovers across the city flocked to the Hidden Spaces exhibition in June while American pop star Kelis marked the latest chapter in the revamp of Selfridges in the Bullring

A computer-generated image from inside Curzon Street HS2 Station facing New Canal Street, from the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan

Review of 2014 - February: Toni Iommi's house, Curzon Street masterplan and Snobs nightclub moves

Our festive look back at the big online news stories of 2014 heads into February when the masterplan for Curzon Street was revealed and Toni Iommi's house went on the market

The old Royal Mail tunnel from The Mailbox to New Street station

Map: Birmingham buildings featured in the Hidden Spaces articles

Feature put together by the Post alongside our partners at Associated Architects, has been taken to the hearts of the city

Rhonda Wilson, the pioneering founder of Birmingham photographic agency Rhubarb-Rhubarb, has died aged 61 after a long illness

Photographic artist Rhonda Wilson dies at 61

Pioneering founder of Birmingham photographic agency Rhubarb-Rhubarb saw the potential for new technology to change the world of images

Bishop Latimer Memorial Church in Winson Green

Hunt is on to recruit second Birmingham conservation officer

Move welcomed by Victoria Society after report said more buildings in Birmingham had been added to 'at risk' register by English Heritage

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