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Brandauer Works could finally be reborn as student flats

New future for fire-damaged Birmingham factory

Old Brandauer works which has been vacant and derelict since 2000 to be reborn as student accommodation

CGI of the University of Birmingham's new sports centre which has been hit by more delays

University of Birmingham sports centre hit by more delays

Grand opening of city's first 50-metre pool and new sports arena has been put back to Christmas

Fresh Paradise road closures make Birmingham commuter headache worse

Busy area for bars is now closed to all traffic until next month as work continues on traffic element of £500m Paradise scheme

The former tram depot as it looks today

Sparkbrook tram depot regen back on the cards

Revised plans have been lodged to bring about a new life for the 103-year-old former tram depot which has fallen into a severe state of disrepair

House prices

West Midlands house prices slump by £3,322 after Brexit vote

Value was wiped off house prices in the region - but agents say the market remains strong

Hall Green Greyhound Stadium

Hall Green Stadium campaigner says councillors will not be bullied by legal threat

Protest group optimistic that planning committee members will stand by their decision to reject the demolition of the greyhound stadium

Boost as Three Snowhill developer commits to scheme despite suspending investment

M&G Real Estate has confirmed work will continue on the £200 million Three Snowhill scheme

CGI of the Left Bank development

Funding deal for £35m Left Bank scheme on Broad Street

Real estate investment firm Aprirose has made the scheme its first major residential development project in the UK

The Grade II* Ashfords building will be brought back to life as apartments

Conversion plan for old Ashfords factory in Jewellery Quarter

Latest in a long line of projects to create new apartments in old factories will see 104-year-old building turned into residential complex

Councillors are expected to approve UCB's campus expansion - including the closure of Holland Street

University's plan to close Jewellery Quarter road set for green light

Planning chiefs expected to back University College Birmingham's £90m campus expansion project which will include the closure of Holland Street to the public

CGI of how the regenerated Northfield Manor House would look

Northfield Manor House gutted by fire to be reborn as housing estate

Former home of Cadbury family destroyed in arson attack two years ago is to become a new housing complex in south Birmingham suburb

CGI of plans for apartments at Exchange Square

27-storey Masshouse tower block plans approved

But councillor calls for a more imaginative design

Residents in Serpentine Road, Selly Park, protest at plans to convert the Beechenhurst mansion into student flats

Fury in Selly Park as developer expands controversial student apartment scheme

Five extra studio apartments wanted in development of historic Beechenhurst house

John Clancy has pledged to build more council housing

Birmingham's Labour group makes election pledge to build 2,000 council homes

Ruling group at city council launches manifesto with bold vision for Birmingham's housing shortage

CGI of the first phase of Exchange Square which is due to get the go ahead next week

600 new apartments at Birmingham's Masshouse project

City council planning chiefs expected to approve latest regeneration of former gyratory system on Birmingham's 'concrete collar'

Sketch of plans for new houses in Langley

6,000 homes to be built on Birmingham's green belt

Birmingham Development Plan receives green light from government inspector but is likely to cause controversy with plan to rip up acres of countryside

Map shows where the new West Midlands Interchange would be built

Duke of Westminster behind new West Midlands scheme to create 8,500 jobs

Grosvenor property group is part of a team planning to develop more than 600 acres of land in Staffordshire into a massive freight and logistics operation

CGI of the student flats at Battery Park in Selly Oak

500 new student rooms coming to Selly Oak

More plans brought forward to add to the growing number of student property developments in busy Birmingham suburb

Blythe Valley Park is to be extended

New hotel and houses at major Solihull development

IM Properties lodges new plans to expand Blythe Valley Park with offices, cafés, homes and a care home

Sketch of plans for a new clubhouse at Whittington Heath Golf Club

HS2 causes golf club to plan major overhaul

Construction of high-speed rail line will cut a swathe through 18-hole Staffordshire course prompting new plans for redevelopment

Videos & Photos

This is the safest family car in the UK

Sir Lenny Henry after receiving a Knighthood from the Queen

Sir Lenny Henry becomes Chancellor of Birmingham City University

Birmingham Yardley MP Jess Phillips interviewed by Channel 4 News

Jess Phillips says she could resign as a Labour MP if Jeremy Corbyn wins

In This Week's Paper


Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Tamlyn Jones
Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor