Category Archives: City Buildings

Walkways from 11 Nov: City Centre to Broad Street

On Saturday 11 November, Fetchers Walk will be closed for demolition. But there is to be a new walkway through the Paradise development.

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Spectacular Blooms – Spring is Passing the Baton to Summer

The Botanical Gardens in Edgbaston were resplendent with spectacular flowers over the Easter weekend although the sun was a little shy in putting in an appearance.

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The Future of the Midlands Metro

The future development of the Metro tram system is organised differently from the Snow Hill to Grand Central one which opened on 30 May 2016. Extensions to the current network will be of great benefit to  West Midlands folk and visitors and … Continue reading

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Glorious Central Birmingham in the Festive Season

How lucky we are to walk out of our front doors and within 5 minutes see sites that others travel miles for.

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20 mph Limit – Council Letter

Information and requests for help… Continue reading

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Roundhouse Public Consultation

Your chance to find out what is planned for the restoration of the Roundhouse.

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Metro News – Now Go and Stop

Great disappointment as the start of the tram extension to New Street Station is postponed…

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Metro Tram – Great News

The overnight trials during the night of this Saturday and Sunday, 23/24 April, seem to have been successful. So, a start of service down to New Street Station is foreseen to start on Monday 22 May.

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Dramatic Aerial Footage of Demolition at Paradise

Much better than a view from the ground!… Continue reading

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Midland Metro News – Stop and Go

Our splendid local transport system , the Metro Tram, is making progress….but slowly! Here is the latest news I have.

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