Historic Northfield Manor House to be rebuilt after devastating arson attack
PLANS to rebuild a 19th century manor house destroyed by fire and surround it with new housing are set to approved.
Northfield Manor House, in Bristol Road South, was once home to the Cadbury family but was demolished after falling victim to an arson attack in 2014.
Owner, the University of Birmingham and developer Crest Nicholson were under no obligation to restore the 1820 built house as it only had an advisory local historic listing.
But it is to be recreated as a block of 21 apartments at the centre of a development of 138 houses and flats.
The redevelopment would also mean the... read more
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