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MPs demand urgent action at "eyesore" Martineau Galleries

Councillors and MPs have called for the owners of Martineau Galleries to get moving and redevelop the site, which is larger than the Bullring

David Chance, Lloyds Bank Commercial (left), with Mark Blake from Lea Marston Hotel

£2m expansion for Sutton Coldfield hotel Lea Marston

Work has begun at Lea Marston Hotel on a scheme to increase in size by a fifth, create jobs and add 30 new bedrooms

CGI shows planned roof extension which The Victorian Society is objecting to

Victorian Society hits out at 'unacceptable' plans for Louisa Ryland House

Conservation group says it will object to the 'negative impact' caused by redevelopment of historic Grade II building and the planned roof extension

CGI of the planned new National College for High Speed Rail in Birmingham

New Birmingham HS2 college set for green light

'City fully endorses' government's decision to locate new college on city science park as planners expected to give scheme the go ahead

North Worcestershire Golf Club will close in March to allow development by Bloor Homes

Golf club development will 'cause gridlock and pressure on schools'

Bloor Homes' plans for the North Worcestershire Golf Club come under fire ahead of public consultation event

Selly Park residents protest against student flats plan for Victorian mansion

Residents in Serpentine Road raise petition in last ditch attempt to halt the conversion of the historic Beechenhurst building

This former branch of HSBC is set to be turned into a Dares bar

Davenports to open new Dares bar in Moseley

Historic brewery brings forward second bar launch this month as it continues to invest in its estate and tap into interest in craft beers

CGI of plans for 37 new flats in Mary Vale Road, Bournville

More apartments coming to former Cadbury home in Bournville

Second phase of redevelopment will see a former car park turned into apartment block with 37 units

CGI of the Left Bank development on which work is yet to start

Left Bank development hits 'impasse' over planning conditions

Major hotel and residential scheme in Broad Street remains dormant after planning condition causes 'uncertainty' among scheme's funders

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

Office construction in Birmingham reaches 13-year peak

Latest 'Crane Survey' research shows signs of major uplift in the volume of working taking place across the city

A CGI of plans for an outlet village in Cannock

Government go-ahead for 'Bicester Village of the West Midlands'

Work on the Mill Green Designer Outlet Village, dubbed the West Midlands’ version of Bicester, can now begin in 2016

Artist's impression of the new student block at Battery Park, Selly Oak

Green light for new Sainsbury's in Selly Oak

Narrow vote by city councillors means work can start next year on 70,000 sq ft superstore and 18-storey student accommodation block near Queen Elizabeth Hospital

'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

Aston Martin could be losing interest in Minworth for its new factory

Doubts over Aston Martin plans to build city factory

Car maker rumoured to have gone cold over green belt site in Sutton Coldfield as luxury brand ponders shortlist of four locations to build new factory

Demolition of Central Library will start in earnest today

Major demolition works on Central Library starts

High reach excavator has been installed to bring down John Madin's library and Paradise Forum so work can commence on construction of the first two buildings in £500m Paradise project

CGI of the 30-storey tower planned for phase two of the Beorma Quarter

Beorma Quarter building work to start early next year

City planners hail 'major development' as green light awarded to regeneration project which includes Birmingham's tallest office building

Network Rail has pulled out of plans to regenerate the former Daw Mill colliery updated

Network Rail pulls out of Daw Mill regeneration

Transport body delivers another blow to Harworth Estates' plans to breathe new life into defunct colliery which has been empty for two years

A CGI of plans for a new cinema at Friarsgate in Lichfield

Regeneration scheme 'will help turn Lichfield into Lich Vegas'

MP Michael Fabricant said Friarsgate plans for dozens of shops and restaurants would help cement Lichfield's reputation as “Lich Vegas”

St Modwen's Park View development in Longbridge

St Modwen plans more Longbridge homes

Latest plans will see more regeneration of parts of the older MG Rover plant in south Birmingham

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Proposed designs for a new mosque in Clifton Road, Balsall Heath.

£7.5m Balsall Heath Mosque plan approved by Birmingham council planners

Jaguar reveals its new 200mph super car built at Castle Bromwich

CGI of the Left Bank development on which work is yet to start

Left Bank development hits 'impasse' over planning conditions


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