30
Apr 2013

Historic clock winds up for first time in decades at The School Yard

The original 150 year old clock which has marked time for Harborne residents since the late 1800s has been fully refurbished with ground-breaking horological technology as part of a £30,000 restoration programme. Originally manufactured by John Smith and Sons of Derby (now known as Smith of Derby), the restoration of the clock at Harborne Clock Tower has been completed by the same firm. The works to the listed tower and the clocks are part of the £5m The School Yard scheme by EDG Property, which will see the redevelopment of the historic school building into restaurants and a new residential …read more


4
Apr 2013

Register to reserve a home at The School Yard

After much anticipation and huge demand, The School Yard residential plans will be unveiled to pre-registered parties at a priority event to be hosted next Tuesday. To date, interested parties have been encouraged to register their interest in the luxury townhouses and boutique, 1, 2 and 3 bed apartments that make up the mix on Harborne’s historic clock tower scheme. Next week’s event will take the form of private appointments with developer EDG Property. Architect’s indicative plans and specification, plus pricing, for this exclusive first release of properties will be available. Moreover, this will be the first opportunity to reserve …read more


27
Mar 2013

The School Yard commercial now fully let with Urban Coffee signed

Birmingham success story Urban Coffee Company has signed a deal to take the last available commercial unit at EDG Property’s The School Yard development in Harborne. This will be the third Urban Coffee outlet in the city, joining its Jewellery Quarter and Church Street sister venues. Urban Coffee Company has been at the forefront of a coffee-based revolution in the city, following the success of its first emporium on Church Street in the city centre. This is the fourth and final signing secured at EDG Property’s mixed use scheme, alongside Prezzo Group, Metro Continental and community cookery school Kitchen. Simon …read more


24
Mar 2013

MAC Birmingham awards EDG Property Director

Mark Holden, Director of EDG Property, has been honoured with the award of ‘Business Champion for Arts and Business’ at a ceremony held at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. The award, sponsored by Jaguar Land Rover, recognises individuals from the private sector that have made a significant contribution to the arts. Mark was nominated by mac Birmingham for his work. Dorothy Wilson MBE FRSA, Chief Executive, mac Birmingham commented; “Mark Holden has had a significant impact on the arts and heritage infrastructure in the Midlands, through involvement with a range of projects including Birmingham Hippodrome redevelopment; the refurbishment of mac …read more


22
Mar 2013

Exclusive pre-launch purchaser opportunity at The School Yard following MIPIM preview

Developers at Harborne’s most exclusive scheme are inviting potential purchasers to register for an exclusive pre-launch appointment for the first chance to reserve a property at The School Yard. Following a preview of the residential element of the mixed use scheme at international property expo MIPIM, high levels of pre-launch interest have already been logged. Those who have already priority registered have been invited to a one-on-one appointment in early April for the first chance to secure a property. The scheme offers the very best of village living, just three miles from the city centre and there is one last …read more