New Barberry director focuses on growing portfolio

Barberry Developments has appointed Alex Watson as director with a focus on building the company’s commercial and residential investments portfolio. The announcement comes two years after Alex first joined his father Paul Watson at Barberry. Managing director Jon Bellfield said: “I am very pleased to announce that Alex Watson has […]


Demolition signals start of Stourbridge mixed-use scheme

Barberry Developments and Premier Inn, the UK’s largest hotel chain, today (16th July) announced the start of demolition work to make way for a £6 million Premier Inn hotel and restaurant in Stourbridge town centre – part of an £8 million mixed-use development. The scheme, which will include the 80-bedroom hotel, a […]


Strong travel connections boost sales of Solihull apartments

Excellent travel connections are proving to be a major attraction as exclusive apartments at an exciting West Midlands development continue to attract buyers. Just two months after we unveiled our Rocksborough House development of 27 one and two bedroom contemporary apartments at Olton, Solihull (B92 7HN), 12 have already been […]


Sold signs go up at Rocksborough House apartments

The first phase of exclusive apartments at an exciting West Midlands development is attracting down-sizers, young professionals, first time buyers and investors. Within just three weeks of unveiling our Rocksborough House development of 27 one and two bedroom contemporary apartments at Olton, Solihull (B92 7HN), the first phase is already […]


Barberry’s new plans for Bishop Gate

Alternative plans have been revealed for Coventry’s £50million Bishop Gate development. We have drawn up revised proposals for the site of the former Royal Mail Sorting Office. The scheme was initially earmarked as a supermarket-led development, with gym and leisure facilities and a 585-space car park. But alternative proposals have now […]


Rocksborough House luxury apartments unveiled

Down-sizers, young professionals, first time buyers and investors are expected to be at the front of the queue for the much-anticipated launch of an exciting development of 27 exclusive apartments in the West Midlands. Barberry Homes is set to unveil its Rocksborough House development of one and two bedroom contemporary […]


Cash boost keeps Midlands lifeline charity in flight

A Midlands lifeline is flying high after receiving a cash boost from the proceeds of a charity event. The fundraising lunch was organised by The Fine Fourteen, a Stourbridge-based charity that comprises 14 local businessmen. Jon Bellfield, managing director of Worcestershire-based Barberry Developments and the longest serving member of the […]


Entrepreneurs unveil exciting plans for creative hub

An exciting new creative hub offering aspiring young artists, dancers and musicians a venue to showcase their talents could soon be launched in Coventry. The temporary creative, cultural and community centre concept is the brainchild of Coventry-based entrepreneurs Robert Bowell and John Dawkins of Flat Cap Godiva Productions. They say […]


Barberry welcomes business guru Lord Digby

The leanest and fittest companies that have best adapted to the new era of austerity will prosper most in 2013, Lord Digby Jones has told Midlands businessmen. Business guru Lord Digby, an adviser to Worcestershire-based commercial property developers Barberry Developments, met an invited group of businessmen to discuss the implications […]


Final tenant secured at Swansea retail park

A popular Swansea retail park is now fully let after a clothing and furniture recycling retailer secured the last available unit. Swansea Recycling and Donation Centre Ltd has signed a 10-year lease for unit 1b (5,000 sq ft) at Lion Way Retail Park. The site, owned by Worcestershire-based Barberry Developments, […]