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Mar 2014

Boston Tea Party to open in Harborne

Boston Tea Party (BTP) is pleased to announce the opening of a new café-bar at The School Yard in Harborne. The opening is scheduled for late June 2014 and will seat around 100 guests inside, with a further 50 outside in a private walled garden at the Grade II listed landmark, The School Yard.   The new opening will create a further 20 jobs and the BTP team is now recruiting at jobs@bostonteaparty.co.uk The School Yard is already home to national restaurant group Prezzo and Urban Coffee Company and developers EDG Property is rumored to be announcing a new food school …read more


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Jan 2014

Second phase of £5.5m Harborne clock tower development revealed

Plans for the second phase of a £5.5 million development in a leafy Birmingham suburb have been unveiled after a city architect won a competition for the contract. Developer EDG Property has submitted proposals for 12 homes as part of the wider scheme which will see the conversion of the prominent clock tower building in Harborne High Street. City firm Bryant Priest Newman Architects was selected to draw up the blueprint for the £2.7 million work after winning a competition which saw more than a dozen different proposals submitted. EDG Property managing director Neil Edginton said plans were submitted last …read more


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Dec 2013

Harborne landmark celebrates milestone with carols by candlelight

Local developers EDG Property have reached a major milestone at The School Yard scheme in Harborne as the first phase completes. Marked with a celebratory, festive event held in the new central courtyard at the heart of the £5m development, Christmas cheer was the order of the day as local school children from The Blue Coat School performed carols by candlelight. Playing on the scheme’s original use as a school, local glitterati, including Harborne residents, traders and business people were welcomed by the “headmaster” as they enjoyed the Christmas market atmosphere with mulled wine, stalls and more entertainment from a …read more


5
Dec 2013

Prezzo Harborne opens its doors!

EDG Property is pleased to announce that Prezzo Harborne is now open at The School Yard! This is the first Prezzo restaurant to open in Birmingham, now accessible off Harborne High Street in the Grade II Listed clock tower building. This national brand is well known for its great tasting Italian food and stylish surroundings with many of the Prezzo restaurants recognised for their architectural value. The School Yard address now joins the Prezzo portfolio which includes restaurants in the old library in Newbury, the Mills Bakery in Plymouth and listed buildings in Salisbury, Romsey, Mayfair and Dorchester. Whether you …read more


15
Nov 2013

School Yard residential design gets started

Creative juices are flowing this week at The School Yard following the launch of EDG Property’s architectural design competition for the new-build residential aspect of Harborne’s Clock Tower scheme. The School Yard judging panel, having conducted a series of interviews, shortlisted five architectural practices of which three proceeded to second-round assessment and two have been invited to pitch for the design of Phase 2 of this landmark destination. EDG Property was delighted to brief professional firms ADP and Bryant Priest Newman Architects who are now working towards mid-point interviews and then final concept presentations on 6th December. The new-build residential …read more