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Feb 2016

Design at the heart of a new housing scheme

A cluster of new homes being developed by EDG Property on a major new housing scheme are set to be designed by the same team behind the award-winning The School Yard in Birmingham. EDG Property has submitted a planning application for 23 new units on the Priors Hall Park development in Corby, Northamptonshire, which have been designed by Birmingham based BPN Architects. BPN is one of the city’s most innovative architect firms and designed the residential phase of The School Yard scheme in Harborne Village Birmingham, which was completed last year. Priors Hall Park is one of the largest development …read more


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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


12
Jan 2016

Hat-trick of deals at Fort Dunlop

A Midlands recruitment specialist is launching a new operation at Fort Dunlop in one of three new lettings at the iconic Birmingham mixed-use development. Vivate Recruitment, which is based in Walsall and specialises in the automotive, aerospace and energy sectors, has taken 12,000 sq ft on the fourth floor of the Castle Bromwich scheme. Existing occupier Inspired Thinking Group, a marketing company with clients including Renault and Heineken, has also expanded its Fort Dunlop to 20,000 sq ft after leasing an additional 2,000 sq ft. Another current tenant, chartered surveyors and project managers Kartar Consulting, has doubled its existing space …read more


19
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