Construction of the new homes on this City Council owned site off Monument Road/Cawdor Crescent (Ladywood Ward) commenced in October 2014. This prestigious development is being constructed by Galliford Try on behalf of ‘The Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust’ and will consist of 45 new properties for rent and sale. It is anticipated that the rented properties on Monument Road will be concluded by the 23rd November 2015. The properties will start to become available from July 2015.
Initial indications are that the buyers will have been identified for all the new homes for sale before the first property is completed in July.
The tenure mix of the properties is 23 for council rent,22 for sale.
Rented properties – 6 x 2 bed apartments, 2 x 2 bed houses, 11 x 3 bed houses, 4 x 4 bed houses
Sale properties – 12 x 2 bed apartments, 5 x 3 bed houses, 5 x 4 bed houses
This regeneration project covers an area of land at Icknield Port Loop, bounded by Ladywood Middleway, Icknield Port Road, and Wiggin Street, Birmingham. The aim is to create a new high quality largely residential community on the outskirts of the City Centre which will add to the vibrancy and vigour of the of the existing communities in Ladywood
Planning permission was granted on 20 September 2013 (Ref: 2011/07399/PA) for:
‘a mixed use redevelopment of up to 1150 dwellings, retail, service, employment, leisure and non-residential institutions uses together with hotel and community facilities, open space, landscaping. The development will include associated works to roads,cycleways, footpaths, car parking and canal crossings.
The development is being led by the Canal and River Trust (CRT) and Birmingham City Council (BCC) who are currently are seeking a private sector partner to commence construction works. It is anticipated that a construction partner will be selected later this year.
Thanks to Birmingham City Council for this article