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Jan 2016

Neil Edginton likes building things – and a challenge – and his latest projects are certainly fulfilling both criteria

Coventry is nothing if not resilient. Time and again it has ridden the ebbs and flow of the economic cycle and come out fighting the other side. Even when the impediment was two nights of bombing by the Luftwaffe, it dusted itself down and reinvented itself as a new kind of city with innovations such as the world’s first ringroad and multi-storey car park. Where once it had been ribbon, then watches and then the bicycle, for more than two generations it was the motor car when the city was home to such celebrated marques as Daimler and Triumph, Hillman …read more


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Oct 2015

Architects behind The Cube appointed on EDG Property’s Coventry development

The architect practice that designed and delivered The Cube in Birmingham has been appointed by EDG Property to help transform one of Coventry’s best known buildings. Make Architects has carried out a feasibility study on a range of options for the 140,000 sq ft building which was previously the home of the Co-op before it was  acquired by EDG Property. The practice was founded by celebrated architect Ken Shuttleworth – who came up with the original concept for The Cube – and EDG Property director Neil Edginton said he was excited to be working again with Make on such an …read more


12
Oct 2015

School Yard a shining example of high street renaissance

The School Yard development in Harborne has received a highly prized 2014 Renaissance Award from the Birmingham Civic Society.  Every year the Civic Society asks for nominations from the public and its members for examples of buildings or open spaces that have been brought back into life from a vacant or derelict state and facing an unknown future. Gavin Orton, the Civic Society’s chairman elect, said 2014 had been a very strong year and two awards had been made – to EDG Property’s The School Yard development and to the Coffin Works in the Jewellery Quarter. When EDG Property acquired …read more


6
Oct 2015

Buzz over city renaissance sees sales surge at The Cube

Just a handful of apartments are now left at The Cube after a growing feel-good factor in Birmingham saw a surge of new sales over the summer. Out of a total of 244 apartments, there are now just five apartments available for sale at the award-winning mixed-use scheme. Apartments had been selling at an average of one per week over the last two years a significant increase in interest has seen more than 20 deals completed in the last three months. The last available units include just one on the city wing of the building where owners can sublet the …read more


10
Sep 2015

Transformational plans launched for Fort Dunlop

A blueprint has been unveiled that is set to transform Fort Dunlop into one of the region’s most exciting mixed-use developments. The atrium of the iconic office development has already been completely overhauled in a £400,000 investment since it was acquired by a fund managed by Tristan Capital Partners in partnership with EDG Property in 2014. Now the building’s owners have unveiled a multi-million pound plan to transform significant areas of the site, that will include a glass conference centre on the building’s roof, a new car-park and deck, a refurbishment of the scheme’s Travelodge hotel with a new dedicated …read more