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05. BLOG

Fazeley Street Road Closures – April/May 2018

Posted by Chris Pettitt on April 05, 2018

Since October 2017, LM (Laing O’Rourke and J. Murphy & Sons Joint Venture) has been carrying out Enabling Works for phase one of High Speed Two (HS2) in Birmingham. This includes preparing for the new HS2 Curzon Street Station. To make sure LM can carry out this work effectively, they need to temporarily close a […]

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Exciting Social Media agency the latest to join digital Digbeth!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on April 03, 2018

Meet Will Bond, the founder of Unboxed Online, who have recently made the Custard Factory their new home. They offer Social Media Marketing services to drive sales and growth for businesses across a variety of sectors. As he settled into his new surroundings, Will told us about the journey that led him to Digbeth. ‘I […]

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Custard Factory’s homeware gurus Red Candy share Spring’s hottest trends!

Posted by Andy Parker on March 26, 2018

Colourful homewares company and Custard Factory resident, Red Candy, gives us some top tips on how to get on board with the new homeware trends for 2018. Plus, they are also offering an exclusive 20% discount code to fellow Custard Factory residents and blog readers! It’s been a gloomy start to year, with the perilous […]

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Website relaunch for creative Digbeth printing company!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on March 20, 2018

**WEBSITE NOW LIVE** It’s always an exciting time for a business when it has a website relaunch. It’s a chance to stamp a new identity on your company, reconnect with existing customers with an updated new message, and perhaps even introduce yourself to a brand-new audience. Well a member of the Custard Factory community is […]

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BBC WM in Digbeth for Coco screening at Mockingbird Cinema & Kitchen

Posted by Andy Parker on March 15, 2018

The Mockingbird Cinema & Kitchen welcomed BBC WM and 100 mums (and their children) for a free cinema screening of Coco on Saturday! The radio station were in Digbeth at our cool independent cinema for a special screening of the acclaimed Disney PIXAR movie for a special Mother’s Day treat for mums and kids. The […]

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Digbeth’s leading women tell us which female icons inspire them

Posted by Chris Pettitt on March 08, 2018

Today is International Women’s Day, an opportunity to step back and recognise the huge social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. Here at the Custard Factory, Fazeley Studios and indeed right across Digbeth, there are countless women working away within a wide spectrum of creative and pioneering fields, who inspire, lead, […]

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Watch Heart FM’s Ed James in Digbeth with National Express West Midlands

Posted by Andy Parker on February 20, 2018

We were delighted to welcome Heart FM’s Ed James to Digbeth for a half-term adventure with National Express West Midlands over the weekend. The radio presenter and his kids were exploring Birmingham by bus, stopping off at the Custard Factory to explore Digbeth, doing a bit of breakdancing (not sure if Ed did this!), and […]

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A flamboyance of flamingos move into the Custard Factory!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on February 13, 2018

A further splash of vibrant colour has flashed across the Custard Factory with the arrival of a flock of bright flamingos! The beautiful birds of paradise are huddled together in the pink pond on Gibb Street lending a tropical sheen to the Digbeth landscape. The brightly-feathered flamingos made their new home just in time for […]

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GRANTS OF £7M UP FOR GRABS – Business Growth Programme

Posted by Andy Parker on February 12, 2018

Are you looking to grow your business?  If so, then Birmingham City Council may have grant funding available to support you! The superb Business Growth Programme (BGP) is a £33m business support programme targeted at existing Business-2-Business Small to Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) ready to invest, grow and create jobs across the Greater Birmingham & Solihull, […]

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Curiously Creative Portrait Shoots with Our Mate Laura!

Posted by Chris Pettitt on February 05, 2018

Laura from Curious Rose Photography has been busy getting to know the wonderful people and sights of Digbeth recently. The talented and creative snapper offers portrait shoots, (not too) corporate head shots and dating profiles that really are worth a small investment! With every individual client, Laura works collaboratively to get to know their brand […]

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