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Our Future City Plan (OFCP) - Central Birmingham 2040

Shaping our City Together

On Tuesday 26 January 2021 the Our Future City Plan (OFCP): Central Birmingham 2040 ‘Shaping Our City Together engagement was launched, kick-starting the exciting conversation on the future development of Central Birmingham over the next 20 years.

The council has outlined a vision for change in the central part of Birmingham. Shaping our City outlines the context of the area, key challenges and opportunities.

This is followed by a proposed vision and a set of principles and strategic themes.

All relevant material will be made available on the website at the appropriate time for you to get involved.

Our Future City Plan is available to view below.

Please note that the screen and print versions of Our Future City Plan may not be accessible for users of screen reading technology.

An accessible version of Our Future City Plan is also available below.

Summary videos for each key theme in the engagement document and Our Future City Conversation webinars can be found on the council’s YouTube page.

End of formal engagement on OFCP 'Shaping our City Together'

Public engagement on the OFCP Shaping our City Together document closed on the 26 March 2021.

Over the 8 week period we set up a number of online events for people to give their opinions on the proposed vision and strategy for Central Birmingham.

This resulted in a high level of engagement with a number of ideas, concerns and opportunities raised, which will be reviewed and considered to inform the next stage of plan development.

We will produce a Consultation report which will provide overall feedback and analysis on all comments received during this engagement period which will be available in the summer on our website.

We want to thank everyone who has taken part in the engagement so far and we will continue this conversation throughout to ensure we are creating a shared vision and set of actions to positively change Central Birmingham.

Details of future engagement on the OFCP will be placed on this webpage, but if you have any further comments or queries please contact us by email.

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