Category: Highbury Trust

Highbury’s future: the public consultation

The long-standing question of what to do about Highbury Trust is being addressed through a new proposal. The Trustees (Birmingham City Council) have published their ‘preferred option‘ for the future management, maintenance, and charitable activities of the Trust. Your participation…

Chamberlain gardens in the news

Highbury was mentioned in the Birmingham Post and Mail yesterday when Cllr. Mullaney, as Council Cabinet Member for Sports, Leisure and Culture, drew attention to last week’s vandalism of the stone viewing platform in the former Chamberlain gardens near Highbury…

Highbury restoration update

The Birmingham Conservation Trust website has a news item and three-minute interview about their options appraisal for the entire Highbury estate. An options appraisal is often a financial analysis, as was done by KPMG some years ago when BCC were…

Highbury in the news

Yesterday’s Times contained a story about the campaign to bring Highbury into greater charitable use. The article is online via http://is.gd/hT76K, and is on p121 of the paper edition.

July Newsletter

After an astounding – and exhausting – effort, we’ve got a new, 4 page, newsletter for you! The July 2010 newsletter is ready for download in PDF format here. If you’re on the subscriber list, we’ll email you a link…