Published: 6th Feb 2019

Over 750 homes could be built on a derelict site on Birmingham’s Main Line Canal after £165m plans were submitted. Partners Galliard Homes and Apsley House Capital are behind the residential-led, mixed-use scheme, which includes 756 new homes as well as about 10,000 sq ft of commercial space at the Soho Loop site. The plans also include the creation of new public realm, parks and gardens, and shared amenity spaces. The scheme, which is called Soho Wharf, is located on an 11.7-acre site on Dudley Road, opposite Birmingham City Hospital, and is bound by Spring Hill and Western Road, and the Main Line Canal. The Soho Wharf site was originally partially occupied by a large glasshouse in the late 18th century and was known as Park Glass House and the site forms part of the Greater Icknield Masterplan, the largest brownfield housing-led redevelopment framework within Birmingham. The building was constructed … (To read the full article, subscribe below)