Alan Clawley fears that John Madin’s legacy is being obliterated from Birmingham’s architectural heritage
Alan Clawley has spotted that plans for the redevelopment of Birmingham’s Paradise Circus seem to be lacking something.
Birmingham City Council-owned Birmingham Science Park has selected Stourport-on-Severn based Thomas Vale Construction as the joint venture partner for its £35 million Digital Plaza development.
“Given an owner who is minded to do so, any sound building can be adapted to a new use”, writes Alan Clawley. Here are some examples.
The Midlands created more employment from foreign direct investment (FDI) than any other region in the UK 2011, according to Ernst & Young’s latest UK Attractiveness Survey.
Alan Clawley with the background story of Birmingham’s Central Library building, proposals for its retention and details of a new petition to save it.
The Balsall Heath Neighbourhood Plan is Going on public display.
Alan Clawley, on the warpath to save the John Madin designed library in Birmingham, is suspicious of the language being bandied about by journalists and politicians.
Contracts have been signed on an exciting new development of high quality, contemporary canal side homes in Selly Oak, Birmingham.
Local promoters Capsule have announced their involvement with the Library of Birmingham.
A major housing and regeneration project in the heart of Newtown, Birmingham has been recognised with a prestigious Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Award for the West Midlands.
A shortlist of two preferred contractors has been drawn up to work with partners on the proposed new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.
A progress report on the saga of the Moseley Road Baths restoration.
Alan Clawley is learning to manage the disappointments his dealings with Birmingham City Council engender.
VolkerFitzpatrick and Colas named preferred joint venture contractors for the A45 Transport Corridor Improvement Scheme and the Runway Extension at Birmingham Airport
With MIPIM 2012 now over, civic and business leaders from across the city are unanimous about the success of this year’s event.
Alan Clawley just wants clarity. But can he get it?
Alan Clawley has some questions for Birmingham’s Central Library Chief Officer, Brian Gambles
“His findings are a challenge to officialdom but they are presented with the calm authority of the academic requesting that his thesis be given fair consideration”
Join the people of Stirchley in a celebratory walk and laying of floral tributes commemorating the life of a once vibrant street.
Alan Clawley thinks It’s sometimes hard to believe, but, somewhere in the bowels of the City Council, our great city is being planned.
Celebrating the life of a once vibrant lane, soon to be lost due to development.
This year Coventry is set to have a number of large scale retail development schemes; putting pressure on smaller retailers
Birmingham City Council has announced the name of the game developer to collaborate on an innovative new gaming experience for the Library of Birmingham
Supporters of the high-speed railway line are keen to bring London closer to Birmingham but Alan Clawley argues that it’s already close enough.
Artworks celebrate Stirchley’s history and point to the making of new prosperity : January – April 2012
BBC Director General Mark Thompson has responded to Yardley MP John Hemming’s letter
Stirchley, south Birmingham, is a primarily residential area with a declining shopping street – but change is on the way
John Hemming has written to the BBC Director General to try to discover what the future holds for the links between the BBC and Birmingham.
Alan Clawley asks; “How wise then was it for the Council to borrow money on a public library, a statutory service that would produce little or no income stream…”