Lee Bank Business Centre, Birmingham B1

We provided Daylight & Sunlight advice to support the re-development of Lee Bank Business Centre to create 120 new apartments in the City Centre.

The proposals received unanimous approval by Birmingham’s Planning Committee in November 2020.

The proposed scheme drawn up by K4 Architects will see an additional five-storeys added to the existing seven-storey block on the Holloway Head side of the site and three on the Blucher Street end, creating 122 flats.

A statement submitted as part of the application stated :

“The applicant’s primary aspiration is to create chic, functional and above-all ‘liveable’ spaces and facilities, which go far beyond other city centre developments, which are generally delivering near-identical units, designed only to meet minimum space standards.

“The plans incorporate 27 different apartment and house types, carefully planned to create large open-plan habitable spaces that exceed minimum (local and national) space standards.

“The different types will not only offer choice, but also multiple price-points for different types of purchasers, including first-time buyers.

“Projekt 55 is aimed predominantly at the owner-occupier market and incorporates a range of shared amenity spaces and larger-than-normal circulation spaces, which will encourage social interaction between residents and promote neighbourliness and a sense of community.

“Given the provision of larger dwellings, high quality internal and external amenity spaces and the proximity to schools and green spaces, the scheme is ideal for attracting family living.”

Services

We provided advice on all aspects of Daylight & Sunlight to support the planning application.

Client : Holloway 55 Limited

Architect : K4 Architects

Planning : PJP Planning

Project Manager : Robinson Low Francis

Services : Daylight & Sunlight

Sector : Residential

Contact

For further information on our Daylight 7 Sunlight advice for Lee Bank Business Centre, or for help on your next project please contact :

Stephen Mealings, Senior Director

Daylight & Sunlight – Birmingham

DD : 0121 828 8802

M : 07958 368 039

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