Category Archives: HS2

Birmingham’s Urban Future to be debated at AoU Congress in June

I am looking forward to attending the Academy of Urbanism’s 10th Congress in Birmingham on the 4/5/6 June. As an academician of the Academy, I know how important it is for cities to learn from each other. In the case … Continue reading

Posted in Birmingham, Green Growth, HS2, Place-Making | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Birmingham – a Great City showcasing its credentials – but is there a “bigger greener picture”?

Last week saw a key set of announcements were made by the Birmingham Team. This was to coincide with the annual global bash at Cannes called MIPIM (Le Marché International des Professionnels de l’Immobilier – to give the proper name … Continue reading

Posted in Birmingham, Housing, HS2 | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

HS2 – will it improve place and transit systems in the Birmingham conurbation?

HS2 is a huge opportunity for Birmingham. There is much debate about what it will mean for Birmingham and the wider conurbation, including the Black Country. The current Birmingham Metro extension is a start to connect the city centre and … Continue reading

Posted in Birmingham, HS2, Place-Making | 1 Comment