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


25
Oct 2013

EDG appoints GBRPB at The School Yard

EDG Property has appointed GBR Phoenix Beard as Property Manager for Harborne’s mixed use scheme, The School Yard. Catherine Gabriel who heads up Property Management at GBR Phoenix Beard said: “We are looking forward to working with Neil and the EDG Team to provide first class services for The School Yard.  This is a flagship scheme for Harborne and we are honoured to be on board.  Our priority will be to maintain the highest standards both for visitors and tenants alike and of course future residents, in keeping with such a well-appointed scheme.” For all commercial and residential enquiries at …read more


18
Oct 2013

Urban Coffee Company welcomes you to The School Yard!

The School Yard’s first operator, Urban Coffee Company, is overwhelmed by the welcoming Harborne reception having opened its doors for business this week. Urban Coffee Company’s Managing Director Hannah Wolsey said; “Simon and I are so happy with how everything has turned out at The School Yard and we are really pleased to be part of the development. We’ve been open less than a week and we are already incredibly busy! We love talking to locals who are eager to reminisce about the building and what it meant and continues to mean to them.” With the stylish coffee house having …read more


7
Oct 2013

October opening for Harborne’s old school playground

It’s exciting times for The School Yard, EDG Property’s Harborne clock tower development, with the old school playground now transformed into an amazing private square and all set to open this October. The new £1/4million square will be the first of its kind in the area; a place people really are not expecting to see off Harborne High Street. It is inspired by its former use, adopting a hopscotch theme, using clever landscaping and lighting to create a characterful space for people to meet and dine. European in style, the entrances to the square have been kept deliberately narrow to …read more


27
Aug 2013

Headmaster’s House released to sealed bidders

A limited opportunity has arisen to purchase the former Headmaster’s House at The School Yard, Harborne. This is a once in a lifetime chance to own a piece of history, dating back to 1881. The house is Grade II listed and is 2 to 3 bedrooms, with a beautiful walled garden. It has been structurally restored however, the interior requires re-fitting. Due to the high levels of interest already received, the property will be sold via a sealed bids process with bids only accepted from proceedable purchasers.  Entries close at 5pm on Wednesday 4th September 2013.  Any interested party should …read more