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Perry Barr residential scheme – phase one

A total of 1,414 brand new homes are being built on the former Birmingham City University (BCU) Teaching Campus at Aldridge Road.

Key features

The scheme includes:

  • A mix of one and two-bed apartments and three and four-bed houses
  • An ‘extra care’-type facility providing housing and a variety of services for the older community
  • Significant areas of public space, as well as private courtyards and amenity spaces

Progress on site

March 2021

Key Perry Barr Residential Scheme milestones reached: The topping out was achieved across all plots currently under construction, whilst lead contractor Lendlease was also well on the way to beating targets it was set to boost the local economy and bring wider community benefits. Read more on the Lendlease website.

February 2021

Innovative offsite manufacturing is speeding up Perry Barr’s residential scheme build by making it possible for around 20 bathroom ‘pods’ to be installed each day. This has saved weeks of traditional work involving multiple trades, reduced the carbon footprint and supported stringent Covid-19 compliance. Read more on the Wilmott Dixon website.

August 2020

Drone video footage (no sound) showing the progress on site as of late August 2020. Keep checking this page for new videos as the scheme progresses.

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