August 2023

PBRS homes for sale

If you are interested in purchasing a new, high-spec apartment within the Perry Barr Residential Scheme (Phase 1), including discounted units for first time buyers, contact Connells Estate Agents for more information:

Visit Connells Perry Barr Regeneration website

July 2023

Perry Barr Residential Scheme wins yet another award. This time, landing ‘Best Project of the Year’ in the RTPI’s West Midlands Awards for Planning Excellence 2023. The entry will go forward to compete in the RTPI’s national Awards for Planning Excellence 2023, with winners to be announced in November.

Find out more about the award.

April 2023

Construction of 968 homes on Perry Barr Residential Scheme (Phase One) completed, with outstanding social value targets benefitting the local community also delivered. New homes for rent or sale are being brought to market, and residents are expected to move in later this year.

View the latest drone footage for the Perry Barr Residential Scheme.

Find out more about the completion of the Perry Barr Residential Scheme (Phase One).

People stood on a balcony at a new home at the Perry Barr Residential Scheme

February 2023

Planning application submitted to deliver more much-needed family homes on three plots within Perry Barr Residential Scheme (PBRS) Phase One.

Out to public consultation from 12 February, subject to a decision by the planning committee, the proposals would see the total number of homes on the plots increase from 58 to 84, helping meet the city’s clearly established demand for quality family housing.

Overall, the number of homes across the entirety of PBRS Phase One remains unchanged at 1,414.

Find out more: View the application documents (ref no: 2023/00872/PA) via the council’s Planning Online portal. The deadline for consultation responses was 12 May 2023.

November 2022

Perry Barr Regeneration recognised in double win at Insider Media’s 2022 West Midlands Property Awards. The winning schemes are the Alexander Stadium Redevelopment (Construction Project of the Year) and Perry Barr Regeneration Scheme (Regeneration Project of the Year).

Read more about the awards.

October 2022

Perry Barr Residential Scheme (PBRS) lands prestigious RICS UK Award – The council-led regeneration of Perry Barr received national recognition at the RICS UK Award ceremony on 21 October when it was named as winner in the Residential Project category of the 2022 edition of the awards.

View progress being made on site:

August 2022

New Homes Coming Soon! Register your interest in buying or renting a new apartment.

June 2022

And it’s another gong for the Perry Barr Residential Scheme, which has won "Residential Regeneration Project of the Year" in Insider's Midlands Residential Property Awards 2022. Find out more about the project in Insider Media.

May 2022

More accolades for Perry Barr Residential Scheme - It has been named as RICS UK Awards 2022 West Midlands regional winner in the Residential Project category and will proceed to a UK Grand Final in October. View the announcement on our Twitter page.

April 2022

Green light to Galey Park 'pop-up' venue

Birmingham City Council’s Planning Committee has approved the transformation of the Galey Park site off Walsall/Aldridge Roads. The site will become a temporary, mixed-use ‘pop-up venue’ to activate the site at the heart of Perry Barr prior to permanent redevelopment.

Phase one includes up to 14 container units.

Galey Park transformation, artists impression, front view

Gold Award for Perry Barr Residential Scheme’s (PBRS) lead contractor Lendlease

The team overseeing the development of 1,400 new homes as part of PBRS Phase One has been awarded RoSPA’s Gold Award for demonstrating consistently high health and safety standards on site.

You can read more about this project being awarded RoSPA's Gold Award.

March 2022

Perry Barr Residential Scheme smashes job creation target and brings wide range of community benefits

Principal contractor Lendlease has announced that 512 jobs have been created against a target of 400, which was set to support the local economy and bring wider community benefits.

Over £250m has been spent locally and more than 1,300 people have been upskilled on the site.

Additionally, the workforce has provided over 2,300 hours of volunteering for local charities, including Birmingham Crisis Centre and the food bank at Eden Boys’ School. Here's how to find out more.

February 2022

Major fit-out contract awarded for Perry Barr Residential Scheme (PBRS)

Birmingham-based contractor appointed for £6.5m interior fit-out to 428 apartments.

First Homes funding boost for new homeowners in Perry Barr: Up to 99 more affordable homes are being made available for first-time buyers at the Perry Barr Residential Scheme (PBRS).

Read more about First Homes funding boost for new homeowners in Perry Barr.

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.

Page last updated: 23 February 2024

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