Check out the latest planning applications in the JQ

As a part of the JQDT (Jewellery Quarter Development Trust) structure, a Planning Consultative Committee meets and reviews applications on behalf of businesses and residents in the Quarter. The team lodge comments about planning directly to Birmingham City Council. The committee meets every month and the city council recognises the comments made by the JQDT. Below is a planning tracker for … Read More

Lighting up the Quarter – 17 November

Join the Jewellery Quarter BID to celebrate the official start of Christmas 2017 in the JQ! From 5pm, there will be live performances on the Golden Square before the Christmas lights on the tree and around the Quarter are officially turned on by actress and comedian Barbara Nice. At 6pm a free spectacular fireworks display will light up the night … Read More

PASTA DI PIAZZA GETS SCARY FOR HALF PRICE THIS HALLOWEEN

One of Birmingham’s favourite pizza pasta restaurants is getting spooky this Halloween and offering a half-price discount for kids on selected ‘Halloween’ pizzas. To celebrate Halloween, Pasta Di Piazza, based on Brook Street in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, will be offering half price for children on specific ‘Halloween’ pizzas over the half-term period. From Monday 23rd – Sunday 29th October, the … Read More

Renaissance Award Unveiling Event – George & Dragon

On Tuesday 17 October 2017, The George & Dragon Pub in the Jewellery Quarter, hosted the unveiling of its Renaissance Award. The George and Dragon competed against some strong competition, which included The Assay Office and Gas Retort. The event hosts Birmingham Civic Society, unveiled a Renaissance Award for ‘Outstanding Design, Engineering, Execution and Performance’. Councillor Philip Davis, Jewellery Quarter … Read More

Check out the latest planning applications in the JQ

As a part of the JQDT (Jewellery Quarter Development Trust) structure, a Planning Consultative Committee meets and reviews applications on behalf of businesses and residents in the Quarter. The team lodge comments about planning directly to Birmingham City Council. The committee meets every month and the city council recognises the comments made by the JQDT. Below is a planning tracker for … Read More

Check out the latest planning applications in the JQ

As a part of the JQDT (Jewellery Quarter Development Trust) structure, a Planning Consultative Committee meets and reviews applications on behalf of businesses and residents in the Quarter. The team lodge comments about planning directly to Birmingham City Council. The committee meets every month and the city council recognises the comments made by the JQDT. Below is a planning tracker for … Read More

Check out the latest planning applications in the JQ

As a part of the JQDT (Jewellery Quarter Development Trust) structure, a Planning Consultative Committee meets and reviews applications on behalf of businesses and residents in the Quarter. The team lodge comments about planning directly to Birmingham City Council. The committee meets every month and the city council recognises the comments made by the JQDT. Below is a planning tracker for … Read More

Check out the latest planning applications in the JQ

As a part of the JQDT (Jewellery Quarter Development Trust) structure, a Planning Consultative Committee meets and reviews applications on behalf of businesses and residents in the Quarter. The team lodge comments about planning directly to Birmingham City Council. The committee meets every month and the city council recognises the comments made by the JQDT. Below is a planning tracker for … Read More

Check out the latest planning applications in the JQ

As a part of the JQDT (Jewellery Quarter Development Trust) structure, a Planning Consultative Committee meets and reviews applications on behalf of businesses and residents in the Quarter. The team lodge comments about planning directly to Birmingham City Council. The committee meets every month and the city council recognises the comments made by the JQDT. Below is a planning tracker for … Read More

Jewellery Quarter BID Renewal ballot open

Businesses in the Jewellery Quarter are being encouraged to vote and support an additional £2.9 million investment into their area over the next five years. Improvements to the public realm, expanding the dedicated cleaning team, boosting recycling facilities for businesses and free public Wi-Fi are among the projects the Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) wants to deliver between 2017 … Read More

Check out the latest planning applications in the JQ

As a part of the JQDT (Jewellery Quarter Development Trust) structure, a Planning Consultative Committee meets and reviews applications on behalf of businesses and residents in the Quarter. The team lodge comments about planning directly to Birmingham City Council. The committee meets every month and the city council recognises the comments made by the JQDT. Below is a planning tracker for … Read More

BID hits the high note in the Golden Square

The Jewellery Quarter’s Golden Square, Warstone Lane, has been brought to life with a series of live music events in the return of Music in the Square. Taking place on select Fridays throughout the summer months, Music in the Square gives workers, residents and visitors a reason to stop, relax and enjoy their lunch time with two hours of easy … Read More

The Big Sleuth is Coming to the Quarter this Summer

The Jewellery Quarter will welcome three giant bears into the community this Summer as part of The Big Sleuth.  The Big Sleuth (so named because sleuth is the collective noun for a group of bears) is a free public art event which will see up to 100 165cm tall, fibreglass bears leave their paw prints all over the city for 10 … Read More

Check out the latest planning applications in the JQ

As a part of the JQDT (Jewellery Quarter Development Trust) structure, a Planning Consultative Committee meets and reviews applications on behalf of businesses and residents in the Quarter. The team lodge comments about planning directly to Birmingham City Council. The committee meets every month and the city council recognises the comments made by the JQDT. Below is a PDF planning tracker … Read More

Check out the latest planning applications in the JQ

As a part of the JQDT (Jewellery Quarter Development Trust) structure, a Planning Consultative Committee meets and reviews applications on behalf of businesses and residents in the Quarter. The team lodge comments about planning directly to Birmingham City Council. The committee meets every month and the city council recognises the comments made by the JQDT. Below is a planning tracker for … Read More

JQ Post Office Closure Dates

You may have noticed that the Post Office on Warstone Lane is undergoing a refurbishment which started on 6th January. With 14 days left, the Post Office announced that it will be closed for a further four days from Friday 10th February to Tuesday 14th February, with plans for the refurbished branch to open from 1pm on Wednesday 15th February … Read More

Stay Protected with West Midlands Police Free Alert Service

The West Midlands Police Service has launched a new tool designed to help keep you safe from crime.   WMNow is a free messaging tool that gives you the opportunity to directly receive alerts from the Police and chosen partners such as Action Fraud and Crime Stoppers. On signing up, users will be asked to choose the type of alerts … Read More

Workshops & Benchspaces Now Available in JQ

The Jewellery Quarter is one of Birmingham’s most creative business hubs. With a plethora of industries working alongside each other on a dynamic landscape which is constantly transforming, the Quarter is an ideal location for start-up, small, and creative businesses. Artisan Alchemy Gallery, 85 Caroline Street, has brought together some of the highest quality bespoke design and craftsmanship from the … Read More

Indian Brewery Opens in Jewellery Quarter

The Jewellery Quarter welcomes an exciting new contender on the food & drink scene this month with the opening of Indian Brewery Snowhill. Built on the site of a former coffee house, Brewsmiths, under Snow Hill’s railway arches, this quirky new addition appeals to foodies, caffeine connoisseurs and craft beer lovers alike with a compelling kffering of Indian street food with … Read More

Pasta Di Piazza’s Top Tips to a New Year’s Detox

With the New Year comes healthier lifestyle choices, but just because you’re on a diet, attempting to detox or trying a new fitness regime, does that really mean you have to stop eating out altogether? Jewellery Quarter’s favourite Italian restaurant, Pasta Di Piazza, based on Brook Street, says an improved lifestyle choice shouldn’t stop you from eating out – it … Read More

Check out the latest planning applications in the JQ

As a part of the JQDT (Jewellery Quarter Development Trust) structure, a Planning Consultative Committee meets and reviews applications on behalf of businesses and residents in the Quarter. The team lodge comments about planning directly to Birmingham City Council. The committee meets every month and the city council recognises the comments made by the JQDT. Below is a planning tracker for … Read More

JQ Fusions 2016 dates announced with spotlight on local businesses

Following on from the resounding success of last year, we are delighted to announce that JQ Fusions is returning in 2017.  The first in the new series will see Bridal Outlet, The Wedding Quarter, team up with high-quality jewellery workshop, QuarterWorkshop, for an evening perfect for all brides-to-be. Guests will be taught the art of choosing the perfect dress while being … Read More

Check out the latest planning applications in the JQ

As a part of the JQDT (Jewellery Quarter Development Trust) structure, a Planning Consultative Committee meets and reviews applications on behalf of businesses and residents in the Quarter. The team lodge comments about planning directly to Birmingham City Council. The committee meets every month and the city council recognises the comments made by the JQDT. Below is a planning tracker for … Read More

BLOC launches high-tech hotel experience in JQ

Smart travellers enjoy the ultimate high-tech hotel experience with the launch of Apartment BLOC – a revolution in affordable luxury. Each three-room mini complex combines the service and convenience of a hotel, with the creature comforts of your own home. Suites are packed with BLOC’s trademark innovations and designer touches. They are perfect for short breaks and longer business trips. … Read More

JQ puts its fashion foot forward in return of Quarter Lifestyle Event

On Wednesday 19th October, the Jewellery Quarter put its fashion foot forward with it’s fourth annual Quarter Lifestyle Showcase, Organised by the Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (JQBID).      A VIP guest list filled the foyer of University College Birmingham’s McIntyre House, Holland Street. Guests were treated to drinks, canapés, a string quartet and the opportunity to browse a … Read More

Check out the latest planning applications in the JQ

As a part of the JQDT (Jewellery Quarter Development Trust) structure, a Planning Consultative Committee meets and reviews applications on behalf of businesses and residents in the Quarter. The team lodge comments about planning directly to Birmingham City Council. The committee meets every month and the city council recognises the comments made by the JQDT. Below is a planning tracker for … Read More

Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter Keeps It Clean with Help from the Community

Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter streets have been spruced up following a community clean up organised by the Jewellery Quarter BID (Business Improvement District) on Friday 16th September. After a call out for volunteers, the JQBID was joined by over 24 members of the local community from companies including Fellows & Sons, T.H. March and Rock N Roll Brewhouse, and residents who … Read More

JQBID What’s On Programme Autumn/Winter 2015

From now until the end of 2015, the Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District have several events in the pipeline that we want you to know about. Please see below for links to the relevant pages to put in your diaries and the full downloadable program attached.  This page will be updated regularly so please check back for more information as it is … Read More

JQ Festival Open Studios Blog

From now until Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter festival, Tina Francis will be bringing you the latest insights and updates about the Open Studios Trail. You can download the trail dates to your calendar here. Tina is a tapestry maker and resident of the Jewellery Quarter, for more of her work you can follow her on Twitter. For general news and updates about the Festival … Read More

Plans for 600 Jewellery Quarter homes

Work can begin on the largest Jewellery Quarter residential scheme in a decade after plans were submitted. The £80 million St George’s Urban Village scheme, which encompasses the Kettleworks and land up to the Perry Beeches School, will see more than 600 homes created across a six-acre plot which has stood idle for years. After the £42 million redevelopment of … Read More

Quarter Life – Issue 5 – Out Now

The fifth issue of Quarter Life – the official magazine for the Jewellery Quarter – is out now! The magazine, which is part of the marketing strategy outlined in the Jewellery Quarter BID Prospectus, is of interest to people who live, learn, work and visit the area. It is also an informative guide for visitors who may not have experienced … Read More

Eight Foot Grocer opens in the Jewellery Quarter

The Jewellery Quarter has welcomed new business, The Eight Foot Grocer, on Caroline Street this week. A former eight-foot-wide loading bay opened its doors to the public as a new green grocers on Friday. There’s no prizes for guessing where owner, Chris James got his inspiration from when deciding on a business name. After working in restaurant management in London for … Read More

Golden Square Update #15

The Golden Square is now starting to take shape and we can announce that all perimeter fencing is scheduled to be removed from the site on Friday 19th December giving access to all hard standing areas. Lower 1 metre fencing will be maintained around the orchard section of the development and all soft landscaping areas while work towards completion continues. … Read More

A Royal Visit at the Jewellery Quarter

The JQDT (Jewellery Quarter Development Trust) was delighted to welcome HRH the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall to the Jewellery Quarter this week. The Trust has strong relationships with the Prince’s Foundation for Building Community and has worked with them for many years. JQDT board members were treated to a private audience with HRH at the School … Read More

JQ BID float at Birmingham Christmas Parade

The arrival of the German Market and the Birmingham Christmas light switch-on is fast approaching and will be marked with a special Christmas Parade on Saturday to get Birmingham into the festive spirit. A dedicated float, that will represent the Jewellery Quarter, has been sponsored by the JQ BID to appear in the annual parade. This year’s procession theme is … Read More

New homes for the Jewellery Quarter

Brand new city centre apartments have been launched for sale at the Metalworks development, located on Warstone Lane in the Jewellery Quarter. 105 two-bedroom apartments are being sold off-plan by Delph Property Group starting from £170,000. The flats, that include secure underground parking, benefit from being close to the wide range of shops, restaurants and bars in the Jewellery Quarter. … Read More

Quarter Life Magazine – Issue 3 – Out now!

The third issue of Quarter Life – the official magazine for the Jewellery Quarter – is out now! The magazine, which is part of the marketing strategy outlined in the Jewellery Quarter BID Prospectus, is of interest to all the people who live, learn, visit and work in the area. It is also an informative guide for visitors who may … Read More

Maguire Jackson kicks off tenth year with new office

Maguire Jackson has celebrated the start of its tenth year with further investment in Birmingham by opening its third office. The leading independent sales and lettings agents, based on George Street in the Jewellery Quarter, has opened an office on Waterfront Walk, which connects The Mailbox and Brindleyplace. The new office will enable Maguire Jackson to bring its expertise to the … Read More

The Jam House dazzles this December

The Jam House in Birmingham has an action packed calendar of entertainment to bring visitors to the dance floor this December. On Monday 23 December, Gospel Central will be performing at the popular live music venue in St Paul’s Square. Giving an urban and contemporary edge to gospel music, the band was put together by the award-winning bass guitarist and … Read More

First look at the JQ’s newest Chinese restaurant

Vittoria Chinese Restaurant, which hosted its official launch party last Friday (29th Nov), is the Jewellery Quarter’s newest Oriental restaurant. Here’s some photos of the stylish interior…  

JQ shows overwhelming support for Christmas hamper initiative

The generosity shown by local businesses and residents never ceases to amaze us, but the response for the Christmas hamper initiative has been particularly positive. Less than two weeks after the Jewellery Quarter Development Trust launched its appeal to fill 100 hampers for families within the Ladywood Ward –  one of the poorest in the UK – we already have 140! The … Read More

Jewellery Quarter takes over the airwaves with Christmas campaign

Every day for the next four weeks, the Jewellery Quarter Christmas campaign will be heard by radio listeners across the West Midlands, reaching over 5.7 million people each week. The campaign will be on both Heart and Smooth radio and is funded by the Jewellery Quarter BID with a contribution from the Jewellery Quarter Marketing Initiative (JQMI). The jingles are a mixture of 10 … Read More

JQDT establishes forum to decide future developments in the Jewellery Quarter

The Jewellery Quarter Development Trust (JQDT) is looking for passionate residents and business owners to be part of an exciting opportunity to shape the future of the Jewellery Quarter. The Trust is working to devise a Neighbourhood Plan under the Localism Act, which gives communities more rights and powers to set the rules for planning and development in their area. It … Read More

Jewellery Quarter Restaurant and Bars Christmas Menus

There are lots of great places to dine at over the Christmas period in the Jewellery Quarter. Whether its Italian, Indian or even Caribbean you’ll be spoilt for choice! Check out the festive menus here: 24 Carat Bistro Anderson’s Christmas Menu Big Nanny’s Caribbean Christmas Menu Cucina Rustica Christmas Menu Fleet Street Kitchen Christmas Menu Fredericks Christmas Menu Henrys Christmas … Read More

The Queens Arms teams up with Flybe for the ‘Giant Sausage Swap’

The Queens Arms on Newhall Street has teamed up with Flybe – Europe’s largest independent regional airline – to celebrate British Sausage Week and the airline’s new flights from Birmingham International airport to Knock West International in Ireland. The Great Sausage Swap will see speciality sausages being flown between the two countries, supplied by the best artisan butchers on either side … Read More

Silversmith vicar develops her own hallmark

                            A female vicar who also has a keen interest in jewellery making has worked with The Birmingham Assay Office to develop her own hallmark. Reverend Mary Gilbert, vicar at St Paul’s Church in the Jewellery Quarter, has been making jewellery for the past ten years but earlier this … Read More

Quarter Life Magazine – issue 2 – Out now!

The second issue of Quarter Life – the official magazine for the Jewellery Quarter – is out now! The magazine, which is part of the marketing strategy outlined in the Jewellery Quarter BID Prospectus, is of interest to all the people who live, learn, visit and work in the area. It is also an informative guide for visitors who may … Read More

24 Carrots announces two Jewellery Quarter markets for 2013

24 Carrots will host two markets in 2013 in the beautiful surroundings of St Paul’s Square in the Jewellery Quarter, on Thursday 22nd August and 12th December, 4 – 9pm. The group has been a bit quiet since the fantastic Christmas market held in St. Paul’s Square in December 2012. During this time, it has been thinking carefully on the … Read More