An exciting landmark regeneration project
New Garden Square is an ambitious regeneration project for an outdated landmark commercial estate in Edgbaston, located less than a mile from Birmingham city centre.
Led by Calthorpe Estates and U+I Group Plc, the proposals will deliver a mixed-use destination with new offices, apartments, shops, restaurants and bars – set around a new stunning garden square.
Birmingham City Council’s planning committee approved the proposals for the £330 million regeneration development, which will see New Garden Square regenerated to create a thriving new mixed-use destination. On 14th March 2019, Birmingham City Council gave consent following a Reserved Matters application for a 165,000 sq ft eight-storey building, forming the first phase of office development which, once completed, will provide approximately 500,000 sq ft of Grade A office space.
In order to make way for the development and help create the new public realm garden square, the mid 1970’s-built Edgbaston House was demolished and works were completed late 2018. To see the timelapse images of the building being taken – click here and press the play button to view.
A place where people can live, work and play
With Birmingham’s population continuing to grow, resulting in a requirement to deliver around 90,000 new homes, our proposals will deliver up to 345 new apartments in an attractive environment in a range of sizes.
New Garden Square will extend the city core to create a new business destination, attracting significant inward investment and generating jobs. This is in line with Birmingham’s Big City Plan.
We also plan to deliver over 500,000 sq ft of Grade A office space which is fit for purpose for modern and future business needs, fronting onto the stunning garden square, with the potential for a 100 bed hotel and restaurants, bars and retail uses at ground floor level.
At the heart of our vision is the proposed mix of uses – where business and leisure meet. Set around an attractive garden square, and with café, restaurant and retail uses, this will create a exciting leisure and lifestyle destination in its own right.
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New Garden Square will be easily accessible by the new Metro and SPRINT stops along Hagley Road. In addition, the site will boast over 900 car parking spaces as well as pedestrian routes.