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Where? | Space for pedestrians in local centres | Birmingham City Council

Where?

  • City Centre - social distancing signs and pavement markings to assist pedestrian movement and queuing have been installed in a number of pedestrian areas of the city centre including New Street, Corporation Street and High Street. Read more about safe social distancing in Birmingham’s city centre.
  • Erdington - parking bays on sections of High Street from the north east end (near John Taylor hospice shop) to the south west end (near Poundland/Six Ways island) are suspended to extend the width of the footway.
  • Harborne – parking bays on the High Street are suspended to extend the width of the footway. Extra disabled parking bays have been created on Station Road. A pedestrian one-way system is in operation on the footway from York Street to Home Bargains (74 High Street).
  • Kings Heath - parking bays on sections of High Street between Asda and Silver Street are suspended to extend the width of the footway.
  • Ladypool Road - parking bays on sections of the high street between Ladypool Road congregational church in the north, and Taunton Road to the south are suspended to extend the width of the footway.
  • Sutton Coldfield - markings outside shops on The Parade and Maney Corner indicate spaces for socially distanced queuing outside shops. A section of parking bay is suspended on Birmingham Road outside Scrivens and Halifax to extend the width of the footway.

Measures are also proposed for other centres and details will be added as and when these have been assessed and schemes designed.