Birmingham City Council

Kier apologises over Zephaniah mural error

08/04/2024

A council contractor has apologised after painting over a mural of the late poet and Peaky Blinders star Benjamin Zephaniah in central Birmingham.

Brum keeps shtum over funding axe reasons

05/12/2023

Birmingham City Council has received a document setting out ministers’ reasons for pulling funding from its £2.7bn highways Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contract but has refused to disclose it.

Volker gets rescue job on Brum viaduct

20/06/2022

Birmingham City Council has awarded VolkerFitzpatrick a £59m contract for strengthening and refurbishment works to the A38(M) Tame Valley Viaduct, whose current theoretical load capacity has been rated as zero.

Contract notice published for £1.15bn Birmingham PFI deal

15/02/2022

A £1.15bn PFI contract notice for highways services in Birmingham has been published, launching one of the largest procurement races in local government roads. 

Viaduct with 'theoretical load capacity of zero' gets repairs cash after seven-year wait

16/12/2021

Ministers have confirmed £72m in funding for essential maintenance work on a key link into Birmingham city centre - though the cash was first provisionally awarded more than seven years ago.

Birmingham delays charging as CAZ is soft launched

02/06/2021

Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone finally went live on Monday, but with a two-week ‘soft launch period’ where no charges will be levied.

Cities move ahead on CAZs as traffic returns

28/01/2021

Birmingham and Greater Manchester are progressing plans to introduce clean air zones despite hopes that the pandemic might cut levels of pollution from traffic

Online vehicle checker muddies the waters in pollution fight

13/02/2020

The Government’s new online vehicle checker for Clean Air Zones has caused confusion after it wrongly told drivers of compliant vehicles that they would be charged £8 under Birmingham’s forthcoming CAZ.

Birmingham seeks £85m interim highways contractor

22/08/2019

Birmingham City Council’s highways PFI vehicle has launched a search for a subcontractor to operate and maintain the city’s roads for a 15-month period in a deal worth up to £85m.

Birmingham members reserve final say on Amey settlement

23/05/2019

The final details of a settlement between Birmingham City Council and highways contractor Amey will go before senior councillors next month.

Amey hit by £50m Birmingham PFI compensation

13/06/2018

Amey has been ordered to pay Birmingham City Council more than £50m in compensation after the contractor lost a long-running court battle earlier this year, according to reports.

Amey books £200m loss over Birmingham troubles

11/05/2018

Amey's parent company, Ferrovial, has reported a loss of some £141m in the first three months of 2018, mainly related to the fallout from the Birmingham PFI contract.

Amey moves on to deliver 'cycle revolution' in Birmingham

09/04/2018

Amey has begun work on a £5.4m project in Birmingham to deliver a 4km two-way, fully segregated cycle route linking Selly Oak and the University of Birmingham with the city centre.

Through the bad times and the good

13/03/2018

Neil Gibson, first vice president of council directors’ body ADEPT gives his views on what makes successful partnerships between local authorities and suppliers.

£254m of proposed investment in Birmingham’s roads

11/02/2016

Birmingham City Council’s cabinet is set to approve a £254 million funding package for highways and road repairs.  

Birmingham wants 20mph limit on majority of roads

24/09/2013

Birmingham City Council wants 90% of its roads to have a 20mph limit.

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Multi Skilled Operatrive x4

£22,737.00 - £29,269.00, Career grade 3-6, 37 hours, Permanent
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Recruiter: Wakefield Council

Supervising Technician

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Recruiter: Lincolnshire County Council

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