Park Management

  • Highbury Trust,  History,  News,  Park Management

    A Matter Of Trust

    Birmingham City Council, acting as Trustees for Highbury Hall and grounds, are developing plans to sell parts of the former Chamberlain estate. The Highbury Trust plan has been under discussion for three or more years, and despite some changes, the basic idea is about selling as much land as possible in order to finance upkeep on the Hall itself. The original plan included sale of the Hall, but trustees felt that was an awkward proposition, and have since focused on how to create an endowment for maintenance of the Hall by selling other buildings and land. Some of the background and details of this scheme will be discussed in a…