Welcome to Jewellery Quarter Neighbourhood Forum website! The Jewellery Quarter Neighbourhood Forum is the independent voice of the residents of the Jewellery Quarter, representing everyone and doing all we can to make the Quarter the best possible place to live. We want to keep you informed about life in the Quarter and to hear from […]
Posted on 26 August 2014.
Most of you will know that the JQ has its very own theatre on Great Hampton Street, the Blue Orange Theatre, reminiscent of the kind of small scale but high quality theatre you might encounter in the cooler parts of New York. Want to know what’s coming upon September? Read on. WEDNESDAY 3 to SATURDAY 6 […]
Posted on 13 August 2014.
It’s been a quiet couple of months on the planning application front (thankfully, as it’s been a bit manic prior to that). The latest applications are on the attached document and if you want to study the plans, just click the blue hyperlink for each one. They include listed building applications for the: George […]
Posted on 06 August 2014.
24 Carrots Market takes place three times a year (Easter, Summer and Christmas) in the beautiful surroundings of St Paul’s Square, at the heart of the Jewellery Quarter. Stalls range from hot & cold food to Arts & crafts and handmade gifts, promising something for everyone. The Summer Market takes place on Thursday 14th August […]
Posted on 25 July 2014.
Would you like to potentially save £1000’s in fees? If you are not yet listed with an estate agent, are a keen seller, and would consider listing your property online, a TV production company wants to hear from you ASAP! If you are happy for Sarah Beeny and TV cameras to follow your house sale, […]
Posted on 10 July 2014.
JQDT Planning Tracker 9th July 2014 – for publication It’s been a while but attached are the latest applications for the Quarter for your delectation! It’s been a quieter period but the takeaway on George St is back… To view the applications click on the document link above, and then use the blue links to go […]
Posted on 10 May 2014.
Glasshouse College is breathing life back into a derelict building in the Jewellery Quarter. The Standard Works in Vittoria Street, built in 1879 and grade II listed, has stood empty for the last two decades. The charity is setting up a specialist further education college, providing practical skills therapeutic education for young people aged 16-25 […]
Posted on 02 May 2014.
It’s been a bit quieter since the last planning application update but we have seen development kick off at The Quarter and there seems to be plenty of work going on around the JQ. We’ve missed one application – a change of use from office to resi on 2014/02349/PA for the Dakota Building on James […]
Posted on 08 April 2014.
Did you know that the Jewellery Quarter has its own community market? Well if you didn’t, you do now! The Jewellery Quarter Neighbourhood Forum, as part of its activities, puts on the 24 Carrots market a few times a year. I should probably go back a step. Hi, I’m Jon, and I’m a Neighbourhood Forum […]
Posted on 03 April 2014.
The latest planning applications are in and there are a few juicy ones. Click the planning application number links in the title and then click “view related documents” at the bottom: 2014/01487/PA Conversion to a mixed use building on Water St This looks to be a good example of what the JQ should do more […]
Posted on 22 March 2014.
A little over ten years ago I was a hard core commuter. I was living in Northampton and driving the 100+ miles to London to work a 12 hour shift and then driving back. For one wintry shift cycle the heating in my car was broken so I would drive along wearing ski gloves and […]
JQNF committee tonight. Lots happening including JQ summer trip, August @24_carrots, our next open meeting & the neighbourhood plan.