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16-17 Lionel Street (blue doors) is set to be converted into upmarket apartments

New future for old Jewellery Quarter offices by 'bomb site' car park

Latest residential scheme will see office block vacant for 15 years converted into 14 high-end flats aimed at the upper end of the market

No 10 Clement Street Victorian workshop to be converted into flats by the team behind Jessica's restaurant conversion.

Working out a chic new look to 1850s building

The team behind the stylish Jessica's restaurant conversion is aiming to turn a Victorian workshop into desirable homes

Photographing graves in Key Hill Cemetery has become a little more difficult

Jewellery Quarter Research Trust banned from taking cemetery photos

Trust hits out at 'impossible and unworkable' position after city council says it cannot document historic Warstone Lane and Key Hill cemeteries without permission

You will take graveyard photos over our dead body says Birmingham City Council

Council stuck in old ways as it stops amateur historians taking photographs of historic graveyards

New directors at Big Cat (from left) Marv Robson, Hannah Davies and Christie Galloway with founder Anthony Tattum

New senior team at Big Cat

Jewellery Quarter-based PR, marketing and design agency promotes a pair and adds a new face to its management

From left: Jaspal Sahota, Ranbir Sahota and Nic Corns from Vitis PR which has launched a new office in Scotland

Jewellery Quarter agency expands north of the border

Vitis PR eyes a new market after launching an office in Fife following series of client wins

John Clancy, the new leader of Birmingham City Council

Housing to take centre stage under new council leader

Labour leader John Clancy will place meeting the demand for good housing, a priority of his administration

From left: Director Edward Siddall-Jones, head of marketing Tony Adams and surveyor Ryan Lynch from property consultancy Siddall Jones

New Jewellery Quarter home for Siddall Jones

Property agency moves across historic quarter after busy year as it eyes further growth

Map of the proposed Jewellery Quarter and St Marks ward

Jewellery Quarter calls for its own city council ward

Historic manufacturing district becomes the latest to put forward its own plans as fight against Local Government Boundary Commission's proposals continues

The last loft apartment available in Sterling House in Caroline Street, Jewellery Quarter.

One apartment remains at Sterling House in the Jewellery Quarter

There is only one apartment left in Sterling House but it is not the last chance to snag a Jewellery Quarter loft.

University College Birmingham is planning more campus expansion

University College Birmingham plans more regen for Jewellery Quarter campus

Major overhaul of run-down former offices and printing works will see more teaching facilities, parking and a sports hall built on vacant site

Moseley Village

Petition calls for Birmingham council boundary changes plan to be binned

Growing discontent over ward proposals that strike at heart of old communities


What’s hot in Birmingham for 2016's househunters?

If you are looking to move to a cool pad in Birmingham in 2016 we point you in the direction of some desirable areas - some established, others up-and-coming.

ClueHQ is hoping to open a new live escape game under this archway in the Jewellery Quarter

ClueHQ plans new live escape game for Jewellery Quarter

Cheshire-based company is eyeing vacant site close to Snow Hill station to tap into corporate and group activity market

Production of Land Rover's Defender was extended in July

Review of 2015 - July: Land Rover Defender, Christopher Wray regen and Google's boost for library

Land Rover revealed this month it would continue production of its Defender into 2016, a new future was unveiled for some of Birmingham's oldest houses and tech giant Google offered a helping hand to the beleaguered Library of Birmingham

From left: Birmingham businessmen James Ng and Anthony McCourt with Far Eastern investors Dr Ching-Chih Chen and Denise Li who met during May to discuss opportunities in the city

Review of 2015 - May: Chinese investment, Felix Dennis' estate and combined authority

In May a delegation of Far East investors revealed they were eyeing projects in Birmingham, the estate of late publisher Felix Dennis was put on sale for £10m and plans started to create a new combined authority

'Desperately needed' go-ahead for Jewellery Quarter flats

Plans for 100 flats at Legge Lane have been given the green light despite concerns over a lack of parking

Bordering on the ridiculous

Place names rightly matter to people, so perhaps we should ditch them altogether in the boundary shake-up.   

Moseley Village, highlighted, will be in Balsall Heath and Cannon Hill ward under boundary proposals

New Birmingham ward boundaries could push Moseley Village out of Moseley

Proposed changes to the political landscape of Birmingham could "rip the heart' out of popular village as residents digest future of the city

Elizabeth Place in Tenby Street North, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham.

Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter hosts modern gem

Four bathrooms, four bedrooms and four storeys make for an un-four-gettable city centre residence


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