Published: 5th Aug 2019

Birmingham City Council has approved outline plans for the second phase of the regeneration of Perry Barr. The 12.84-hectare site will see 400-500 new homes built, associated public open space and a new secondary school for 1,260 pupils. The area, between Holford Drive and Aldridge Road in Perry Barr, is adjacent to the site of the former Birmingham City University Campus – already being redeveloped as the residential element of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Village, which will then be converted into 1,400 new homes for the public post-Games. The Phase Two site approved today will only 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 services. The area will also benefit from a number of transport improvements and improvements to Perry Barr railway station. Separately, proposals for … (To read the full article, subscribe below)