Archive of July 2013 - Transforming Cities

Royal Town – one step closer

on July 31st, 2013 in Uncategorized by | No Comments

The Rt. Hon. Andrew Mitchell MP has met with Her Majesty’s Private Secretary at Buckingham Palace to discuss the reinstatement of the name, the Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield. The proposal is to reinstate the Royal Town name by appointing Charter Trustees who will oversee the proper usage of the…

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Breaking the concrete collar

on July 18th, 2013 in Uncategorized by | No Comments

The Birmingham city centre A38 Saint Chad’s and Queensway Tunnels will be closed for six weeks from 19th July to 2 September 2013. But why does Birmingham have this partial network of tunnels and why has the inner ring road been in a state of flux for 70 years? 

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Big City Plan from the grassroots up?

on July 4th, 2013 in Uncategorized by | No Comments

Comment in Architects’ Journal Nick Corbett of Transforming Cities  

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Arts festival triumph at Saint Chad’s Cathedral

on July 2nd, 2013 in Uncategorized by | No Comments

The annual Saint Chad’s Cathedral flower festival culminated with a fantastic concert by the Birmingham School’s Wind Orchestra conducted by Adrian Taylor. Photography: Peter Harrington The orchestra performed to a packed audience surrounded by flowers reflecting the rich colours used by Augustus Pugin, the cathedral’s Gothic architect. The flower festival…

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