New lease of life proposed for Tyseley site

Aerial shot of the site

Aerial shot of the site

One of Birmingham’s oldest manufacturing companies is seeking to regenerate a ten acre site in Tyseley, creating new jobs in a deprived area of the city.

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Bulpitt family welcome redevelopment of historic factory

Iris Bulpitt visits the Kettleworks, where she worked as a comptometer operator more than 60 years ago

Iris Bulpitt visits the Kettleworks, where she worked as a comptometer operator more than 60 years ago

A redundant Birmingham factory, which manufactured kettles and other kitchenwares for more than a century, is to be transformed into new offices. Continue reading

Demolition underway at St Georges

 

Diggin' it: Tim Hurdiss (left), Chord Deeley, and Nick Barker, DSM, at the St Georges site.

Diggin' it: Tim Hurdiss (left), Chord Deeley, and Nick Barker, DSM, at the St Georges site.

Property developer Chord Deeley has appointed Birmingham-based demolition contractor DSM to carry out clearance works at its St Georges’ site in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.

The contract, which will be completed in early September, includes the demolition of the former PCG glass works. The derelict two-storey factory, built in the 1970s, abuts Pope Street, Carver Street and Moreton Street, and has been empty for more than five years.

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St Georges ends two centuries of neglect in the Jewellery Quarter

City planners have unanimously approved proposals for the biggest development in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter for more than 200 years.

Developer Chord Deeley’s £160million St Georges scheme, which includes new office space, homes, hotels, shops, a multi-storey car park and a new public square – only the second in the historic Jewellery Quarter – also got the thumb’s up from the city’s conservation committee.

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