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Anchors aweigh! The BID welcomes Le Monde

Broad St BID extends a warm welcome to the high class fish and seafood eatery, Le Monde, which has just opened its latest branch in Brindley Place. Based on the corner of Central Square, Le Monde can seat up to 150, and boasts a sumptuous private dining area for corporate use. The eatery also has […]

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Published on: Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

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First Sprint route set to accelerate by 2016

The Midlands’ first bus-based rapid transit system, featuring vehicles that look and operate like a tram but without tracks or overhead cables, could be running by 2016 – and the scheme will be the first in the UK to have bespoke rapid-transit vehicles. Sprint is being launched by public transport coordinator Centro, which is working […]

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Published on: Friday, August 1st, 2014

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Broad Street welcomes New EastZEast restaurant

Broad St BID extends a warm welcome to the seventh EastZEast restaurant to open in the UK. Already known as ‘the home of Punjabi cooking’, the restaurant is making its long anticipated arrival in Birmingham with a grand launch event at its new Broad Street base on Monday 4th August. Owners, the Raja brothers of Bradford, have […]

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Published on: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

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BID helps accelerate new transport links

A funding package has been announced that includes the final stage of backing for the first Birmingham Sprint rapid bus tram line from the City Centre through to Quinton, via Broad Street – thanks to the continual lobbying of BID for a rapid transport system. This road to success began with a commitment to lobby […]

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Published on: Saturday, July 19th, 2014

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Celebrate the district’s food diversity this weekend…

This weekend (18th & 19th July) sees the return of the CBD Food Festival, taking place in Victoria Square. In its fourth year now, the Colmore BID organised event showcases the fantastic food and drink offerings within the Colmore Business District (CBD). Taking place in Victoria Square this Friday and Saturday between 11am and 7pm on each […]

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Published on: Saturday, July 19th, 2014

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Keeping BID at the heart of your business community

For eight years now, the team at Broad Street’s Business Improvement District (BID) has remained at the heart of the area’s business community – striving to create an enhanced, safer and cleaner environment for the people that work there. And their efforts are testament to the fact that you, the Broad Street businesses, voted them […]

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Published on: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

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Green means vote!

A sigh of relief for pedestrians, drivers and businesses alike, as Birmingham Council is now actively considering placing traffic lights on part of the Five Ways Interexchange. You now have the right to vote yes or no as part of a consultation, but get your skates on – it closes on 22 July, 2014. Click here to view […]

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Published on: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

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Plans for no.1 Arena Central move forward

Plans have been submitted for the first building in Arena Central, Broad Street development, designed by renowned architect, Ken Shuttleworth of Make Architects Fronting Broad Street and opposite Centenary Square, the 8 storey, 140,000 sq ft, 1 Arena Central will include some 135,000 sq ft of Grade A office space with typical floorplates of 21,000 […]

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Published on: Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Architects impression of no.1 Arena Central

The BID triumphant again

The long battle between Broad Street BID and the potential strip club Paradise, came to a hopeful turning point yesterday Since the first planning application, made in November 2013 was quickly rejected by the BID Board of Directors and businesses in the BID area, the BID team has been involved in five hearings on this […]

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Published on: Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

March see’s ‘Broad Street’ dominate regional media

Unless you were miles away on a desert island, you would have noticed coverage of ELO star Jeff Lynne being presented his a star on the Broad Street Walk of Stars   At a private ceremony held on 13 March at the magnificent Library of Birmingham, Lynne was presented with his star by the Lord […]

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Published on: Friday, July 11th, 2014

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Ikon’s cheeky 50th celebrations

Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery is cheekily using a bit of creative promotion as it approaches its 50th anniversary Its real ‘birthday’ isn’t until 2015, but the Oozells Street venue is already hoovering up global publicity for its half-century, arguing that it’s now technically entered the year of its birth. It’d be churlish to object to such […]

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Published on: Thursday, July 10th, 2014

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