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Former Smith & Nephew plant set for new housing estate

Housing developer Bovale submits plans to transform old manufacturing base which has been vacant for seven years

Birmingham Science Park's iCentrum plan poised for green light

CGI of the iCentrum building which will go before city planners this week
City councillors recommended to approve £7.5m development next to Aston University which will be home to 400 roles in tech sector

That giant steel frame on Icknield Street? It's the new Assay Office building taking shape

The steel frame of the new Assay Office in Icknield Street
The new Icknield Street building, due to open in 2015, is slowly changing the landscape of the Jewellery Quarter

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Former Smith & Nephew plant set for new housing estate

Housing developer Bovale submits plans to transform old manufacturing base which has been vacant for seven years

CGI of the iCentrum building which will go before city planners this week

Birmingham Science Park's iCentrum plan poised for green light

City councillors recommended to approve £7.5m development next to Aston University which will be home to 400 roles in tech sector

The steel frame of the new Assay Office in Icknield Street

That giant steel frame on Icknield Street? It's the new Assay Office building taking shape

The new Icknield Street building, due to open in 2015, is slowly changing the landscape of the Jewellery Quarter

Mike Murray, St Modwen

ExtraCare wins green light for £35m Longbridge retirement village

Charitable trust continues expansion plans as it looks to build up to five care homes in Birmingham

Jewellery Quarter

Delph brings forward Jewellery Quarter project launch

Property group to market second phase of 'The Quarter' from the end of the month ahead of completion next spring

Carillion wins £12m A45 South Bridge contract

Support services giant to lead design and build of wider bridge aimed at easing congestion around Birmingham Airport and NEC

Lidl plans to double Birmingham store

Budget supermarket giant submits new proposals for shop in Kitts Green which will 'inject several millions' into local economy

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Milestone reached as NIA sky needles are installed

The needles, standing at 52, 65 and 85ft high on the roof of the NIA, were put in place today as work draws closer to an end

CGI of Concord House, in Holloway Head, which is to be turned in 19 apartments

Concord House developers Elevate reject councillor's 'irresponsible' jibe

Group behind Debenhams warehouse renovation defend £10m scheme following broadside from city councillor who branded it 'hideous'

Hodge Hill MP Liam Byrne who thinks the eastern part of Birmingham will be

Giant HS2 yard is 'battering' east of the city

Loss of Washwood Heath jobs is threat to green belt, warns city MP Liam Byrne         

The Martineau Centre which will now be demolished to make way new housing

Two-year battle fails to save Martineau Centre

Harborne education building to be mostly demolished to make way for 121 houses

The former Birmingham Municipal Savings Bank, in Broad Street, which could be the home of a new museum

Museum plans for Municipal Bank and Great Barr Hall

New vision to transform 'at risk' empty buildings into major tourist attractions

Solihull School headmaster David Lloyd (left) inspects the start of building work on its new £4.5m sixth form centre with (from left) Ian Brinksman of Malcolm Payne Group, Mike Thompson of Rider Levett Bucknall, Solihull bursar Richard Bate and Philip Wright, Tim Burt and Richard Monk, all of Speller Metcalfe.

Work starts on £4.5m Solihull School sixth form centre

New development will feature green credentials and provide latest addition to site which has been home to school since 1882

British Car Auctions resurrects plans for former P&O site in Perry Barr

National chain wants to create 200 jobs by building 20-acre auction centre and resubmits planning application five years after vision was first unveiled

Boarded up shops in Lichfield Road, Mere Green, which are set to be redeveloped

Developers lining up for stalled Mere Green scheme

Progress finally being made on long-awaited retail development in upmarket city suburb

An artist's impression of the type of building now being planned at the V Building site

New plans drawn up for V Building site at Arena Central

Less extravagant proposals are being mooted for the site once expected to house 51-storey mega tower

The Bromford is set for a new lease of life

Green light for new lease of life at The Bromford pub

Upward Care will build the properties, of which 37 have been earmarked as sheltered homes for people with learning difficulties

Green light for long-awaited Harrison Drape regeneration

Eight-year wait for transformation of run-down former factory should soon be over after councillors award planning permission to Seven Capital

The Aston Tavern is one of many pubs around Birmingham to undergo a facelift

Renovated and restored - Five Birmingham pubs sporting new looks

A look at some pubs which have undergone facelifts as Aston Tavern prepares to open for Villa's first home game of 2014/15 season

CGI of 'Hutong' viewed from Masshouse Lane which has received the green light from city planners

Nikal gets green light for next phase of Masshouse scheme

Developer to build 15 apartments and a retail unit on land next to Masshouse and Hive towers

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Gisela Stuart MP, Sir Albert Bore, Gaynor Cheshire.

Birmingham Ormiston Academy re-launches Birmingham's Old Rep Theatre

Steve Hollis, GBSLEP; Suzie Branch, BMET; Alex Bishop, Shoosmiths; Derrick McEvoy, Aspect Consultants.

BPS Birmingham welcomed Steve Hollis to speak at GBSLEP: A Year in Review event

Plasterer Paschal Morrissey from Solihull with the new wall of faces, a well known feature of the old Snobs

Snobs: An exclusive look at the new home of Birmingham's oldest nightclub

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