Birmingham Smithfield site handed to Lendlease for £1.5bn redevelopment project

Birmingham City Council (BCC) has announced Lendlease as the preferred developer for the former site of the wholesale markets in Birmingham. At £1.5bn, this will be the largest investment under the 2010 ‘Big City Plan’. The news was announced during a city council meeting.

Birmingham’s ‘Big Sleepout’: over six hundred take part in this frosty November fundraiser.

Over six-hundred people took part in this year’s Birmingham ‘Big Sleepout’, the largest annual fundraiser for St Basil’s, a charity which tackles youth homelessness in the region.