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 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 […]
Posted on 05 March 2014.
This year for the blogs we are putting up the significant planning applications to inform residents. We won’t bother with the more minor things like replacement windows, BT boxes etc as the Jewellery Quarter Development Trust (JQDT) looks at these (of which the JQNF is a member), and residents can comment on these individually. We […]
Posted on 11 February 2014.
We’ve been asked by the city council to publish this information regards the recent application by the Jewellery Quarter Neighbourhood Planning Forum. Information about the application and details of how you can respond are below. The consultation is open until March 5th 2014. On the 30th December 2013 the Jewellery Quarter Neighbourhood Planning Forum formally applied to […]
Posted on 05 February 2014.
The Jewellery Quarter Development Trust (JQDT) – of which the JQNF is a member – is keen to attract four additional Directors to bring further diversity and experience to the Board and to help develop the Quarter as a destination to visit, and in which to live, work and learn. Successful applicants will attend four […]
Posted on 14 January 2014.
Local residents are invited to: LADYWOOD WARD COMMITTEE (The Jewellery Quarter is in Ladywood Ward) Monday 20 January 2014 | 7- 9pm Ladywood Health & Community Centre St Vincent Street West, B16 8RP Main Items for Discussion – – The Greater Icknield Draft Masterplan, including the Icknield Port Loop – After 10 years, things are […]
JQNF committee tonight. Lots happening including JQ summer trip, August @24_carrots, our next open meeting & the neighbourhood plan.