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Birmingham Science Park, Aston Local Development Order

Birmingham Science Park, Aston Local Development Order

Within the Big City Plan the Science Park is identified as a key component in driving forward the city’s knowledge economy. The primary aim of the order is to increase flexibility for ICT, digital media and creative industries within the park.

Find out if your property is in the Birmingham Science Park Aston Local Development Order Area...

The proposals would allow the following changes of use without planning permission, subject to the conditions and exemptions contained in the LDO below:

  • General Industry to Business and Storage or Distribution
  • Business to General Industry and Storage or Distribution
  • Storage or Distribution to Business and General Industrial
  • Non-Residential Institution to Business, General Industrial and Storage or Distribution.

Find out more about use classes.

There are certain exemptions to the above permitted changes with some specific changes excluded, and there would be a limit to the size of the property that could benefit from the exemption. See the adopted order and committee report below for details.

You can also find out more about the LDO at Birmingham Science Park here, on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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Last Updated: 30th October 2013