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CBD Digest Spring 2014

CBD Digest Spring 2014

CBD Digest Spring 2014 looks forward to BID2, the second five-year term for Colmore BID, to commence in April 2014. A second BID term was secured following a resounding ‘Yes vote’ from CBD businesses in Colmore BID’s re-ballot last year. The main feature looks at the projects Colmore BID is working on for BID2 as…

BID2 Business Plan

BID2 Business Plan

Colmore BID has launched its business plan for a second five-year term as a Business Improvement District (BID) for the commercial quarter of Birmingham. The plan details future projects, services and initiatives to continue to deliver improvements to Colmore Business District (CBD). These are all in addition to the baseline services provided by Birmingham City…

CBD Area Guide

CBD Area Guide

The Colmore Business District Area Guide provides interviews, features and listings on the fantastic leisure, hospitality and retail businesses in the commercial quarter of Birmingham. There are also interviews with employees in CBD, exploring their thoughts on the area, as well as features on community events in the District. View the Area Guide

CBD Digest Summer 2013

CBD Digest Summer 2013

The Summer 2013 edition of CBD Digest features Colmore Business District’s third annual Food Festival, taking place on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th July. A huge success over the past two years, the festival showcases and celebrates the superb food and drink offering in Colmore Business District. In addition to news and features on local…

CBD Digest Spring 2013

CBD Digest Spring 2013

The headline feature in the Spring 2013 edition of CBD Digest is Film Bug, Colmore Business District’s mini film festival which is back for the second year as part of Flatpack Festival. Taking place from Thursday 21st to Saturday 23rd March, Film Bug presents a range of independent film screenings, talks and walking tours taking place in the fantastic venues…

CBD Digest Winter 2012

CBD Digest Winter 2012

The winter 2012/13 edition of CBD Digest details Colmore Business District’s activities and events during the festive season, and includes advisory articles on topics related to Christmas. CBD Digest also provides updates on Colmore Business District’s projects, activities and services, including information on Interconnect Birmingham – a major new wayfinding system in the city centre…

CBD Annual Report 2011 / 2012

CBD Annual Report 2011 / 2012

The CBD Annual Report 2011-2012 details the work undertaken by Colmore Business District (CBD) during its third year of operation. View the Annual Report

CBD Digest Summer 2012

CBD Digest Summer 2012

The summer 2012 issue of CBD Digest features the fantastic CBD Food Festival as its main feature. The event showcases the excellent food and drink offering in Colmore Business District. CBD Digest also features a number of other key events in summer 2012, including Colmore Business District’s participation in the Birmingham International Jazz and Blues Festival, the District’s own Community Games event and the Magnum…

CBD Food & Drink Guide 2012

CBD Food & Drink Guide 2012

Colmore Business District (CBD) is home to an excellent variety of hospitality and food and drink businesses. The venues in Birmingham’s business quarter range from fine dining restaurants, hotels and coffee shops to bars and real ale pubs. There are also great options for food on the go. CBD has plenty to offer in international…

CBD Digest Spring 2012

CBD Digest Spring 2012

The headline feature in the spring 2012 edition of CBD Digest is the progress of the development work on Church Street Square, CBD’s major public realm enhancement project in partnership with Birmingham City Council. The business section includes articles on companies that have recently moved into CBD, including Bloomer Heaven, Brown Shipley and FleetMilne Residential. There is…

CBD Digest Winter 2011

CBD Digest Winter 2011

The main feature in the Winter 2011 edition of CBD Digest is Christmas in Colmore Business District, with a range of offers for the festive season from retailers in the District. In addition to the latest news from businesses and organisations in Colmore Business District, there are also updates on CBD activities, including the major public realm enhancement project on Church Street…

CBD Annual Report 2010-11

CBD Annual Report 2010-11

The CBD Annual Report 2010-2011 details the work undertaken by Colmore Business District (CBD) during its second year of operation. View the Annual Report.

CBD Digest Summer 2011

CBD Digest Summer 2011

The Summer 2011 edition of CBD Digest continues to provide news on businesses and organisations in Colmore Business District (CBD), updates on our activities, as well as culture and lifestyle features. The main feature in this edition is Colmore Business District’s line up of performances for the Birmingham International Jazz & Blues Festival in July. CBD’s…

CBD Digest Spring 2011

CBD Digest Spring 2011

The spring edition of CBD Digest gives a special preview to Colmore Business District’s Food Festival in July 2011. The business section of CBD Digest includes news on the recently combined legal practice, Squire Sanders Hammonds, as well as the move of recruitment group Blusource into the District. In addition to the latest news in the District, CBD Digest includes further…

Colmore Business District Sustainable Travel Partnership

Colmore Business District Sustainable Travel Partnership

CBD has partnered with Birmingham City Council and Centro to produce a plan which will co-ordinate and guide a number of travel and transport projects and schemes in the District. The Sustainable Travel Partnership Plan supports the strategy outlined in the Vision for Movement and over the next three years, it will deliver projects which…

CBD Digest Winter 2010

CBD Digest Winter 2010

The winter edition of CBD Digest features a guest interview with CBD businesswoman and Channel 4’s “Hair Colour Doctor” Lisa Shepherd.  Lisa has a flagship salon in the District on Temple Row West and CBD caught up with her to find out her views on being a leader in her professional field, the main achievements…

Vision for Movement

Vision for Movement

This document has been produced by partners Colmore Business District, Retail Birmingham, Broad Street BID, Birmingham City Council, Centro and National Express. Working together, the partners have begun to prepare a transport strategy which will guide the future development of the city centre. It sets out the Vision for Movement in and around Birmingham city centre and provides the key guiding…