We are delighted to announce that we will be supporting and fundraising for the Marie Curie West Midlands Hospice based in Solihull. Throughout 2017 we are hoping to raise £7321 to help ‘pay for a day’ of care at the hospice – but we need your help!!
There are many ways to get involved, through the Great Daffodil Appeal, our events which we will be hosting throughout the year, hosting your own events or by just donating money towards our target!
In the meantime, help us to start working towards our target by donating to our just giving page www.justgiving.com/fundraising/BlytheValleyPark
As part of our Wellness At Work campaign, we have looked into the benefits of walking meetings. Not only is walking good for generating innovative thoughts, but as we know it’s one of the best forms of exercise – the average person burns approximately 150 calories in 1 hour walking at 1.8 mph. Click read more to view our article on the benefits of walking meetings and click the links below to download some different walking routes around Blythe Valley Park….burn calories and think creatively!
Download one of the attached routes and take your next meeting outside! There are 30 minute and 1 hour options to choose from.
We are excited to announce that Midlands based accountancy firm PKF Cooper Parry has agreed a lease on the entire ground floor West Wing, totalling 17,810 sq ft, in the newly refurbished One Central Boulevard building with IM Properties at Blythe Valley Park
There are often numerous charity initiatives and events happening across Blythe Valley Park – and there is always a way for you to get involved! Stay up to date with on going charity initiatives across the park here.
Easter is fast approaching, and Zenith are once again collecting Easter eggs to donate to Dr Barnardo’s childrens homes across Birmingham. They are hoping to beat last years donation of 200 eggs and you can help! Click read more to see how you can support.
Thinking about getting fit in 2017? Have you ever challenged yourself to a half marathon? Here is your chance – the first ever Solihull Half Marathon will be taking place on Sunday 2nd April at 10.30am…and will start and end here at Blythe Valley Park! But hurry, as sign up closes on the 26th March 2017. Click read more to find out more.
The original Festive Foodie Friday is back…..and better than ever!
On Friday 16th December from 12 – 2pm, we have a range of fantastic street food , Christmas treat sellers and the big man himself! Santa Claus really is coming to town…and all with the back drop of the fine-tuned tones of the Blythe Valley Park Chorus. You’d be mad to miss it! Come and join us at the Blythe Valley Park lawn and get your festivities off to a fantastic start!
And don’t forget to take a snap and tweet us @BlytheValley with the hashtags #NotYourAverage9to5 #FestiveFoodieFriday
Click read more to see which traders we have coming along. Read More
To make way for Santa – during the Christmas period there will be some changes to the current bus timetables. Please stay up to date with the planned time changes by clicking read more. Please note there will be no service on Monday 26th December, Tuesday 27th December and Monday 2nd January.
Prologis, the UK’s leading developer and owner of logistics property, has agreed to lease a new 15,000 sq ft office building at Blythe Valley Park in Solihull from IM Properties, one of the UK’s largest privately owned property companies.
If you haven’t yet tried many of the wonderful walks surrounding Blythe Valley Park then why don’t you! We have recently updated the interpretation boards on the walks around the country park and installed way markers to make them easier to follow. Please click read more to see the various walks available for you and your colleagues to enjoy! Read More
Foodie Friday returns this Friday 16th September from 12pm – 2pm on Blythe Valley Park Lawn….and its a Farmers Market special! There will be fresh farm produce on sale alongside the usual tasty street food treats! Also, take a ‘scarecrow selfie’ on the day for your chance to win a cookery class for two at Becketts Farm. Click ‘read more’ to find out more and we look forward to seeing you there! Read More
Congratulations to Kam Khanegura from Arup and John Venter from Inventor-e Limited! You are July winners for the BVP Country Park Photography competition with the most votes for your images on bulletin. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to claim your prize!
Thanks to all that took part, and don’t forget to send in your August entries to email@example.com for your chance to win Foodie Friday vouchers for Septembers event!
Blythe Valley Park is surrounded by 122 acres of beautiful country park….so we are asking you to get out and admire it! All you have to do is head out, take a snap of whatever it is that you like about the country park and send your photo in via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to Cathy Curd from Arup and Sulosini Anton from Infor! You are June winners for the BVP Country Park Photography competition with the most votes for your images on bulletin. Please email email@example.com to claim your prize!
Thanks to all that took part, and don’t forget to send in your July entries to firstname.lastname@example.org for your chance to win Foodie Friday vouchers for Septembers event!
We are pleased to confirm that Infor are committing to Blythe Valley park for a further 10 years in One Central Boulevard HQ offices, which are currently undergoing a £5 million refurbishment. Read More
Relax and enjoy all the live action from Wimbledon 2016 on our big screen in the sunshine (fingers crossed!) Running from Tuesday 28th – Friday 1st July on the lawn outside Virgin Active with tasty snacks being provided by Sticky Fig Catering…. Game, set and match!
Foodie Friday returns on Friday 17th June 2016 from 12 – 2pm on the Blythe Valley Park Lawn. Click read more to see which wonderful foods will be on offer….plus how you can win tickets to Wembley in August! We look forward to seeing you there! Read More
Congratulations to James Walley and Bob Coulson both from Arup! You are this months winners of the Blythe Valley Park Country Park Photography Competition with the most votes received on bulletin for your lovely images. Please email email@example.com to receive your prize.
Thanks to everyone who took part, and please start sending your June entries to firstname.lastname@example.org for your chance to win!
The planning application for a brand new café with the capacity for 50 covers has now been approved following submission in March 2016. The brand new amenity will be coming to Cornwall Plaza, where previous Foodie Friday Events have been held, opposite the Arup building. Work will be starting on site in Summer 2016….watch this space!
Like singing? Then why don’t you join the fantastic Blythe Valley Park Choir! A weekly singing group ran by Anya Small of the Solihull Pop Chorus for any occupier with a passion for singing – the choir are looking for new members of any ability, so whether you are a regular singer or want to try something new this is for you 🙂
Rehearsals are every Tuesday lunchtime from 12.30pm – 1.30pm in the Arup building and it is £5 per session. If you are interested in joining, please get in touch with Paul Mills (email@example.com)
IM Properties and Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council share a vision of creating a vibrant and sustainable environment which builds on the existing established business park and grows this into a new sustainable mixed use community for Solihull. The planning application for the creation of 750 homes at Blythe Valley Park was submitted for approval on the 31st March 2016.
Click below to read more about the plans for Blythe Valley Park. Read More
Following feedback from some of our bus users there have been timetable changes made to the Solihull Station bus service (am services only). These changes will be effective from 1st May. Please click read more below to view the new timetable.
If you have any queries regarding the timetables please contact Deborah Fennell.
We are pleased to confirm that Zenith are committing to stay at Blythe Valley Park for a further 10 years in One Central Boulevard HQ offices, which are currently undergoing an extensive £5 million refurbishment.
Blythe welcomes a brand new tenant to the park this week. Harman are a supplier of connected car, automotive audio products and connected services and have taken up 3424 sq ft in the Rhodium Building at Blythe Valley Park.
Work is underway on a £5million refurbishment and rebrand of the largest office building at IM Properties’ Blythe Valley Park. A phased programme of work is now underway at One Central Boulevard, formerly known as the Phoenix Building.