The first brick has been laid in the final phase of Park Central, Birmingham city centre’s largest residential regeneration scheme. Construction is now underway on the final 339 apartments at Park Central located across six buildings which have been designed by Glenn Howells Architects and developed by Crest Nicholson.
This final phase will also deliver a landscaped courtyard – designed by The Landscape Practice Group of the City Council – that will include seating, open green space and planting located across varying levels. Construction of the final phase is due to be completed in 2019.
Located off Lee Bank Middleway in Birmingham city centre, the Park Central development was started over 16 years ago, and is already home to over 1,250 properties, including 1,000 apartments and 250 freehold houses, together with 285,000 sq ft of commercial space. Additionally, more than eight acres of parkland have been delivered, including over 120 trees.
John Clancy, Leader of Birmingham City Council said: “Before Park Central, this area of the city faced a number of social problems. What we see before us today is a hugely successful and desirable place to live. Park Central is a great example of successful collaboration and demonstrates what can be achieved when the public and private sector works together in the interest of local residents and the wider city.”