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A new coffee 'pod' is opening today in an old phone box in Eden Place

Old BT phone box in Birmingham opens as coffee 'pod'

New lease of life starts today for one of four disused red phone booths off Colmore Row

Former Post & Mail project approved despite 'Marmite' claim

CGI of redevelopment plans for former Birmingham Post & Mail building showing view from Whittall Street
Councillor says 14-storey building is likely to divide opinion in the city as green light given to build offices and 115 flats

Enthusiastic welcome for Longbridge apartment block

CGI of new residential facility in Longbridge for staff working at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine
City planners back new development which will bring together 180 staff working for the Royal College of Defence Medicine at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

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A new coffee 'pod' is opening today in an old phone box in Eden Place

Old BT phone box in Birmingham opens as coffee 'pod'

New lease of life starts today for one of four disused red phone booths off Colmore Row

CGI of redevelopment plans for former Birmingham Post & Mail building showing view from Whittall Street

Former Post & Mail project approved despite 'Marmite' claim

Councillor says 14-storey building is likely to divide opinion in the city as green light given to build offices and 115 flats

CGI of new residential facility in Longbridge for staff working at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine

Enthusiastic welcome for Longbridge apartment block

City planners back new development which will bring together 180 staff working for the Royal College of Defence Medicine at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Planning officers have come in for criticism over the parking provision for the regeneration of the old Swan Kettleworks factory

'Birmingham is not Beijing' warns councillor as Kettleworks scheme approved

City councillor raises corners over volume of bike spaces compared with parking provision at conversion of landmark former Swan factory

CGI of Crest Nicholson's plans to build 335 apartments on its Park Central development

Park Central plans given the green light

More fears raised over lack of parking but city council planning chief award permission to final stage of long-running regeneration project

Soho Loop plans for 500 homes, shops and gym at Birmingham canalside

The scheme on the old BCN Main Line canal, aims to transform 12 acres of land near City Hospital with 504 new homes and a new cycle bridge

The Cottage in the Wood in Malvern

Malvern hotel loved by Margaret Thatcher sold

London couple acquired The Cottage in the Wood in the Malvern Hills off a guide price of £1.75m

Birmingham's housing crisis deepens with larger shortfall

New fears over where to build homes in the city with population set to surge as number of homes needed rises by a further 5,000 units

An artist impression of how the completed Two Arena Central development will look.

Birmingham office market heading towards a record 1m square feet

Major deals like the new HSBC headquarters at Arena Central saw 650,000 sq ft of offices let in the first half of the year – the equivalent of eight and a half football pitches

Planning permission has been granted for two new warehouses on Centurion Park

Green light for Centurion Park expansion

Birmingham-based regen specialist St Modwen will start work next month on the first of two units which are expected to create up to 260 jobs

Adventure golf course planned for Wast Hills

Owner of Kings Norton golf centre lodges new plans to develop vacant land into 18-hole course in a bid to reach out to younger audience

Bob Ghosh, Dominika Obajtek, Jabbar Khan, Richard Beverley, Aktar Islam and Kiarna Ta

Freeths advises Lasan Group on Nosh & Quaff venture

The real estate team at Freeths provided advice for Lasan Group on its move to 130 Colmore Row where it will be opening Nosh and Quaff

Former home of Eddie's rock club in Gough Street could been reborn as apartments

Former Birmingham home of Eddie's rock club to be reborn as apartments

New plans brought forward to regenerate run-down site close to The Mailbox as 73 apartments as boom in city centre living continues

CGI of the new Birmingham Conservatoire looking west along Jennens Road

Galliford Try to develop Birmingham Conservatoire

Construction group which led the £32m Edgbaston Stadium extension will lead £46m project to build a new conservatoire

Plans have been lodged to convert the old snooker hall next to the Holiday Inn Express into a conference centre or gym

Plans for new conference centre in Birmingham's business district

Next phase of One Snow Hill Plaza redevelopment will see old snooker hall and petrol station reborn as conference facility or gymnasium

Property Ombudsman expels Birmingham letting agency

Watchdog orders MT Properties Central to pay compensation and bans it from membership of industry body for at least two years following landlord complaints

The old Curzon Street station and planned new terminal for HS2

Curzon Street HS2 Masterplan set for green light

City council expected to adopt formally the plan which will see massive regeneration in the area around the planned home of the new HS2 terminal

An artist's impression of Crest Nicholson's plans to build 335 apartments on its Park Central development in Birmingham city centre. Image shows corner of courtyard in front of apartments.

Park Central plans for 335 apartments set for go ahead

City council expected to rubber stamp final element of long-running regeneration of the former Lee Bank Estate

The former Swan Kettles factory at the junction of Pope St and Icknield Street

Kettleworks regeneration poised for green light

Seven Capital's wholesale renovation for former factory in Jewellery Quarter expected to be given the go ahead next week

CGI of redeveloped former Birmingham Post and Mail building showing view from Whittall Street

Post and Mail tower block plan set for approval

Planning officers say the proposed 14-storey tower on the former newspaper printworks site should be approved

Videos & Photos

An image taken in Ladypool Road, Sparkbrook, in 1959 gets the blended treatment

Images of Birmingham in days gone by get blended treatment

The Smiler at Alton Towers

Alton Towers owner expects £50m hit after Smiler crash

Deal to keep Library of Birmingham open until 9pm gets cautious welcome

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
Features writer
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor