Powergen offices set to make way for £75m retirement complex

A £75m residential scheme is set to go ahead in Solihull after the borough council agreed plans for the demolition of one of the area’s best-known buildings.

The retirement complex, set to create scores of new jobs, will be built on the former Powergen site in Shirley, the John Madin-designed block which has been vacant for more than 20 years.

The scheme is being led by Shirley Advance, the developer responsible for the recent Parkgate development in Shirley town centre.  Shirley Advance is a joint ven... For the full story register now for free or login below...