Macmillan Competition

The BID is getting into the spirit for this years Macmillan Coffee Morning. We have sourced prizes generously donated from local businesses and will give them away to whomever can guess how many steps both of our ambassadors combined  will have walked on the morning (9am – 1pm). 1st Place: Coffee & cake in Urban … Read more

Perry Beeches goes all out for Macmillan

Team PB is going all out this year to raise money for Macmillan cancer support! On Wednesday 24th September at 3:30pm Perry Beeches IV will be opening its doors for the public to see the new school, along with plans for the development of the building. They are also invited to talk to the students, … Read more

New Assay Office building takes shape

The construction of the new Assay Office Birmingham purpose-built headquarters is starting to take shape in St George’s development, fronting Icknield Streeet. Steel frames for the new building will change the landscape of the Jewellery Quarter as the famous office relocates due to a growth in business. Assay Office Birmingham is one of Birmingham’s oldest … Read more

Golden Square Update #13

Excavation works and paving on the plaza section of the Golden Square development site kick starts a busy week for Balfour Beatty construction workers. Drainage works continue outside of the Big Peg alongside the installation of ACO drainage challenges. Glass seam, step and retail units will also resume fitting this week. Duct and Duct box … Read more

Newman Brothers returns to The Coffin Works

Volunteers at the Newman Brothers Factory will be busy unpacking hundreds of boxes on Tuesday 16th September ready for the opening of Birmingham newest heritage attraction next month. After a 15-year campaign to save the Newman Brothers factory, it is ready to return to its rightful home in the Jewellery Quarter. The new attraction will … Read more

Gold award for blooming displays

The Heart of England in Bloom has awarded Birmingham an array of prizes for its horticultural excellence including being recognised for its floral trail and being named the overall winner of Heart of England in Bloom 2014. This year the JQ BID sponsored two displays that featured in the ‘Birmingham In Bloom’ floral trail including … Read more

Golden Square Update #12

Excavation works and paving continues on the plaza section of the Golden Square development site this week as construction workers enjoy the unexpected sunshine. Drainage works are currently being worked on outside the Big Peg as well as the installation of ACO drainage challenges. Glass seam, step units and Ducting and Duct box will also … Read more

Golden Square Update #11

Construction workers at the Golden Square development site will be working hard in the warm weather this week as excavation works, paving and kerbing on the plaza continues. Step units, glass seams and ACO drainage channels will also continue to be installed this week. Retail units are now ready to be fitted as well as … Read more

Quiz at the Queens on Sky One

Tune into Sky One to see The Queens Arms Bar as they wave the flag for the Jewellery Quarter on a new weekly television show. “Quiz Night”, described as “Gogglebox meets the pub quiz”, will follow four teams in four different pubs across the country that will compete in the same quiz simultaneously. Quiz at … Read more

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