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Overview and objectives

Colmore Business Improvement District and Birmingham City Council are working together to deliver the Snow Hill Public Realm programme. The programme includes a number of projects to improve public transport interchange and connectivity, enhance the public realm and prioritise pedestrian movement, reallocate the unused on-street parking and encourage on-street activities

The objectives of the programme are:

  • Improve the appearance of Snow Hill Station
  • Reduce delay for all users on Colmore Row outside Station Square
  • Improve the permeability of Snow Hill Queensway
  • Improve pedestrian access across Great Charles Street Queensway
  • Improve east-west connectivity
  • Reduce traffic congestion on Colmore Row
  • Improve the public realm in the historic Colmore area
  • Reduce delay at the Colmore Row – Livery Street junction

The first two projects in the programme are:

  • Colmore Row East and Livery Street
  • Cornwall Street