Advanced works carried out to prepare for Golden Square

Trees outside The Big Peg in the Jewellery Quarter were cut down yesterday (7th April) as part of advanced works needed to prepare for the new Golden Square development. The works were carried out on Sunday morning to minimise disruption to businesses surrounding the site. The trees will be replaced with a similar number of … Read more Advanced works carried out to prepare for Golden Square

Regimental jeweller salutes 50 years of trading

A jeweller who has made pieces for the Queen and Princess Diana is celebrating 50 years of trading. Bickerton Jewellery, based in Vyse Street, is a family-run business that specialises in handmade jewellery, bespoke items made to customer’s own specification and, more recently, regimental and family crest jewellery. While there are many jewellers in the … Read more Regimental jeweller salutes 50 years of trading

JQ BID supports training scheme for the next generation of jewellers

The Jewellery Quarter BID (JQ BID) is encouraging local jewellers to sign up to an apprenticeship scheme that aims to create the next generation of skilled craftspeople. The School of Jewellery is working in partnership with Holts Academy in London, the British Jewellers’ Association (BJA) and Birmingham City Council to offer young people, aged between 16 … Read more JQ BID supports training scheme for the next generation of jewellers

Annual Hallmarking Review 2013

Despite the wintery conditions, many of the UK Jewellery Industry movers and shakers managed to beat the snow and attend The Birmingham Assay Office Annual Hallmarking Review which was held at The Birmingham School Of Jewellery on Friday 25th January. Michael Allchin, Chief Executive of The Birmingham Assay Office presented an analysis and interpretation of … Read more Annual Hallmarking Review 2013

Jewellery Quarter Property Market and Employment Study

Ludgate Hill - Jewellery Quarter

Birmingham City Council is presently reviewing the planning policy framework for the Jewellery Quarter. Click here to read Mark Gamble’s letter explaining what the review will involve. Key contacts: City Council Mark Gamble, Senior Development Planning Officer mark.gamble@birmingham.gov.uk / 0121 303 3988 Blackswan   Trevor Webb, Director trevor@blackswanland.com / 07904 156 146 Community consultation Jutta Stahlhacke, Consultant jutta@blau.co.uk / 0121 693 … Read more Jewellery Quarter Property Market and Employment Study

The Laboratory At The Birmingham Assay Office To Sponsor The Gift Of The Year

The Laboratory at The Birmingham Assay Office is extremely proud to announce that it is to sponsor the Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Category of this year’s Gift Of The Year Awards. The Gift of the Year Awards are given to the latest most original and innovatively designed products and The Birmingham Assay Office believes these … Read more The Laboratory At The Birmingham Assay Office To Sponsor The Gift Of The Year

Another step on the road to being a smart and green city for Birmingham

Spending valuable time and fuel driving around the city in search of a parking space could be a thing of the past if a new pilot parking scheme being launched this week is a success. Amey, the company which maintains and manages the city’s roads in partnership with Birmingham City Council, has begun a ‘smart … Read more Another step on the road to being a smart and green city for Birmingham

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