Category: Consultations

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…

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…

Play Area Concept & Survey

We’ve been asked – along with other community groups and interested parties – to give some feedback on an initial drawing for a naturalistic play area in the park. The sketch plan is as below (click image for larger view),…

Tree Dressing Festivities

Yesterday’s sunny, warm-ish tree-dressing, tree-planting, and woodland walking event was both lots of fun and enjoyed by many. Parks Ranger Penny Marriott and a small crew of energetic volunteers cleared the ground and planted some 25 hawthorn whips alongside the…

Play Area Consultation

An email from Constituency Play Services Manager Shashi Bhana arrived this week, asking for our views on new play facilities for the park. Shashi apparently works with the Birmingham Health and Wellbeing Partnership, which is sort of a combination of…