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Old December 6th, 2012, 09:04 PM   #161
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Yeah that was going to be the Hampton by Hilton.
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Old December 6th, 2012, 10:38 PM   #162
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What about the White Hart?
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Old December 6th, 2012, 10:42 PM   #163
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The White Hart is safe. It's right above the T junction at the bottom of the image.
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Old December 6th, 2012, 11:53 PM   #164
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Oh I see.

It looks as though a little street called Little Brickiln Street will be lost and built over when you compare Google Maps with the picture below.

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Old December 7th, 2012, 01:15 PM   #165
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This is (loosely) the area the development covers:


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I think Little Brickiln will be kept, but School Street will be going or at least pedestrianised.
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Old December 11th, 2012, 02:36 PM   #166
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Rubicon Casino want to expand into the vacant building next door, part of what was to be Summer Row. This however throws doubt on Wolverhampton Racecourse's racino, as the city only has one new casino license.


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Left: the vacant building, former bingo hall and nightclub; right: the current Rubicon casino

Far rear: former Rackhams department store
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Old December 12th, 2012, 02:55 PM   #167
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Wolverhampton University Extension

http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2...sion/25861588/

New building in Molineux Street.
Extension to the MB Building on Stafford Street.
New main entrance in the George Hotel (Varsity) Building.

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The university’s landmark MB building in Stafford Street will be extended into the main city centre campus, with its two-storey buildings raised to four storeys.



The former Varsity bar, bought by the university earlier this year, will be used to relocate student support services from the MB building and will eventually become the main entrance.



Meanwhile in a £15m scheme a new business school will be built in Molineux Street, close to the Wolves ground, offering more classrooms, post graduate suites and catering.



But there will be a £250,000 floodlit sports pitch in North Road near Molineux for students at the university’s halls of residence.
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Old December 12th, 2012, 07:38 PM   #168
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Cranford site, Penn Road

The Cranford development on the Penn Road is back on track after a lengthy delay following talks with potential retailers (Matalan was supposed to be in this at one point). It will include four shops built next to Waitrose with a shared car park, creating a shopping park.

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Old December 13th, 2012, 02:22 PM   #169
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Wolverhampton University Extension

http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2...sion/25861588/

New building in Molineux Street.
Extension to the MB Building on Stafford Street.
New main entrance in the George Hotel (Varsity) Building.

That new building looks excellent. Will sit very nicely near the (by then) new look Molineux.
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Old December 18th, 2012, 07:25 PM   #170
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B&K to start £65m Wolverhampton Sainsbury’s job
Aaron Morby | Tue 18th December | 0:23


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Bowmer & Kirkland will start building work on a major Sainsbury’s superstore in Wolverhampton early next year.

The job has been on hold while supermarket giants Tesco and Sainsbury’s battled over a parcel of land at Raglan Street in Graisley.

The wrangle with Tesco, which owned 10% of the land, went all the way to the High Court and was only resolved when Tesco was told it could develop at store at the former Royal Hospital site in the city.

Preparation work has already started on the supermarket and a formal construction start date will be revealed in the new year.

Plans include a 90,000 sq ft superstore, an 810-space car park and petrol station as well as 45 homes and 85 apartments with gardens and car parking spaces.

Sainsbury’s project manager, Nick Alston, said: “We are delighted to have agreed a deal with Tesco and we look forward to returning to build the store.”

Tesco will create a new £60m supermarket on the former Royal Hospital site on the edge of All Saints. The site will include offices, retail and a museum celebrating the former hospital’s heritage.

B&K is also understood to be line for the hospital conversion job, which has been held up until the middle of next year because a public inquiry.
http://www.constructionenquirer.com/...sainsbury-job/
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Old December 18th, 2012, 07:39 PM   #171
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Good news, but I won't be getting my hopes up on this until walking through the doors of Sainsbury's. It's been a shambles.
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Old January 16th, 2013, 09:54 PM   #172
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A “landmark” 10-storey apartment block, offering more than 100 new homes, could be built near one of the main routes through Bilston.

http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2...rhampton-site/

Railway drive, here: https://maps.google.co.uk/?ll=52.564...05284&t=h&z=18

Great news for this long-derelict site.
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Old January 29th, 2013, 10:53 AM   #173
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Wicked Pets has closed

And also caught fire

But

http://www.expressandstar.com/news/e...laze/26785670/
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Old January 30th, 2013, 10:02 PM   #174
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Care home, doctor's surgery, and "deep discount" supermarket for Portobello:

http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2...lea-for-homes/


There are some more shops going up next to Euroshopper (formerly The Staffordshire Volunteer) in Bushbury, and the post office has relocated inside Euroshopper.
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The roof has now gone from The Homestead, Oxley, so I presume the whole thing is going.


www.closedpubs.co.uk (with roof)
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This building next to the station has had it's roof removed, does anybody know what's happening? https://maps.google.co.uk/?ll=52.586...01321&t=h&z=20

A sign of development of the stamping works plot finally?
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Some travellers nearby have been stealing roofs for derelict buildings in the area.
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The roof has now gone from The Homestead, Oxley, so I presume the whole thing is going.


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This building next to the station has had it's roof removed, does anybody know what's happening? https://maps.google.co.uk/?ll=52.586...01321&t=h&z=20

A sign of development of the stamping works plot finally?
Update on this, the whole building has now been torn down and is a pile of bricks at the bottom, with just the steel frame remaining. Several cherry pickers on the site. (Just the right hand annex shown in this link).
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79 out of 85 homes built at Akron Gate (Goodyear, Oxley) have been sold, so they're pushing ahead with works. The whole site of 300 houses will be finished in three years.

http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2...n-three-years/

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Old February 6th, 2013, 09:17 PM   #180
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Also,

- Popworld looks to be becoming a Jamaican restaurant.
- The Imperial has closed.
- Revolution is now only open Thursday to Saturday and doesn't serve food. Is rebranding and refurbishing into a much lower brow bar.
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