Plans submitted for indoor market in heart of major regeneration zone

119 Floodgate Street

Red Brick Market has revealed plans to open an indoor market for makers and artists at 119 Floodgate Street in Digbeth.

A planning application shows plans for over 60 market stalls in the building which is part of regeneration company Oval Real Estate’s plans for a huge redevelopment of the area.

Oval’s plans for a huge mixed-use scheme in Digbeth include building 1,850 homes and 2.2m sq ft of commercial space over the next 15 years have been revealed

Oval Real Estate has formulated the £1bn plans that would cover 42 acres of land covering the area between the Curzon Street HS2 stattion and High Street in Deritend. Also working on the scheme are architects and masterplanners from Studio Egret West, Glenn Howells Architects and Bryant Priest Newman, along with Turley and Birmingham City Council.

The first phase of the scheme will include an extension to the Custard Factory to build new offices and homes.

A new office development called Wild Works will include four, eight-storey buildings. Oval are reportedly in discussions with occupiers.

Meanwhile, the residential element of the first phase will include a rooftop extension of 40 homes called Custard Factory Living.