Development partner picked for £1.5bn Birmingham scheme
Birmingham City Council has picked Lendlease as its development partner for the £1.5bn revamp of the 17-hectare Smithfield site in the city centre.
Lendlease will form a contractual joint venture with the city council and lead the creation of an ‘urban quarter’ that includes a new home for the city’s historic Bull Ring retail markets, a leisure and cultural offer, public square, integrated public transport and more than 2,000 homes with a public park and community facilities.
The scheme will take 15 years to complete.
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