"The Woodland Trust will look after the new wood
so it is always well- managed and open to the public."
Edgbaston-based New Wood
Inns is to refurbish and restore the former Morrells pubs after buying them from brewery company Greene King.
The building received new roofing and waterproofing, new windows and a new wood
and mirror lobby.
Securities, a sister company to Stoford Developments, has purchased No 8, Bennett's Hill, from NatWest Bank.
Full occupancy: Education and Employment Minister Jacqui Smith opens Empire Court watched by (left to right) Mr Dominic Stokes, director of New Wood
Securities; Mr Paul Mouzer, managing director of Mouzer Associates and Mr John Truslove, principal of Redditch estate agents John Truslove.
When the rot has affected a larger area it may be better to cut out the damaged wood and replace it with new wood