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Detailed designs for Selly Oak scheme are approved by Council

December 18th, 2015

The detailed designs for a major mixed-use development set to transform Selly Oak’s former Battery site have been approved by Birmingham City Council as Reserved Matters. The Harvest Partnership, a joint venture between Land Securities and Sainsbury’s, originally received outline planning approval in autumn 2013 to regenerate the derelict industrial site into a new retail destination, anchored by a Sainsbury’s store.read more

Contractor Careys lends a hand in the community

November 23rd, 2015

Sainsbury's remediation contractor Careys has been helping out in the community after agreeing to remove spoil near to the local scout hut off Gibbins Road for the Lapal Canal Trust.read more

University of Birmingham students visit site

November 11th, 2015

Sainsbury’s, along with contractor P.J Carey, has welcomed students from University of Birmingham to the Selly Oak development site to get some practical experience.read more

Delving into the history of Selly Oak site through our soil remediation

June 30th, 2015

We’ve been delving into the history of the site as part of an initiative to promote the science behind the remediation works. Contractors P.J Carey, part of The Carey Group Ltd., are carrying out the clean-up operations and tackling a variety of waste materials as they go, including hot ash and coal tar, as well as commercial and industrial waste left over from the former uses of the site. These include the Birmingham Battery Company and a period when the site was used as landfill.read more

Selly Oak ward members join local community representatives at remediation site visit

February 16th, 2015

Two Selly Oak ward members joined representatives from local groups to brave the cold and witness the progress of remediation works at the former Battery Park site off Bristol Road.read more