Birmingham Design Guide Vision

Birmingham is witnessing unprecedented levels of investment in both infrastructure and new development, which the City Council wants to ensure deliver high quality places across Birmingham.

To help achieve this, the City Council is to create a new Birmingham Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). This will become the primary planning guidance used to assess and guide the design of all new development across the city, from household extensions, to tall buildings in the city centre; ensuring they all deliver high quality proposals.

The Design Guide Vision document is the 1st stage in the creation process, outlining the City Council’s intentions and inviting people to submit comments on want they feel should be within the Design Guide.

To gather these comments, the City Council is publishing the Design Guide Vision document for a 6 week period of public consultation, during which the City Council will welcome views and comments on the proposal. 

The consultation is open from Monday 25th September to Monday 6th November.

You can view the visioning documents and make your comments

Along with the new design guide will be a we are creating a new Design and Conservation Review panel and would welcome expressions of interest from a broad range of professionals who wish to join the panel find out more.