Published: 12th Feb 2019

Plans for the second phase of a regeneration project in Birmingham have been unveiled by Birmingham City Council. 400 homes could be built on the Perry Barr site, which is adjacent to the former Birmingham City University Campus – already being demolished to make way for the residential element of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Village, which will then be converted into approximately 1,400 new homes for the public post-Games. The site is only due to come forward for development after the Games, as it will initially form part of the Athletes’ Village, accommodating a number of Games-time facilities such as the athletes’ dining hall and other temporary facilities. The area will also benefit from a number of transport improvements, a new secondary school and improvements to Perry Barr railway station. There will also be a sporting legacy through improved access to facilities in the area including the retained Doug Ellis … (To read the full article, subscribe below)