Jun 2012

New food zone to dine out on blossoming culinary reputation

The city’s burgeoning status as a foodie’s paradise has been given a multi-million pound boost with a string of new restaurants – as the new council put the growing sector as the heart of its first manifesto. Planners have given the green light to a new £6million scheme around the Clock Tower in Harborne- which will include three restaurants and a cookery school- while this week also saw the San Carlo group launch its new Fumo restaurant in the city centre. The School Yard scheme in Harborne is a mixed use project being developed by EDG Property, Cube director Neil …read more

Jan 2012

Time for Dinner!

Birmingham’s burgeoning culinary reputation is set to be further enhanced after the man who helped deliver some of the city’s most iconic buildings unveiled plans for a “foodie” hub in the heart of the city’s smartest suburbs. Neil Edginton, who is director at The Cube, wants to transform the old Victorian school with its famous clock tower in Harborne High Street into a mixed use scheme with up to three restaurants, a cookery school, a public square and 10 luxury apartments. The building – which has been under scaffolding for more than 18 months because of structural problems – is …read more