rating button
Official launch of Our Future City Plan - Central Birmingham 2040 | Our Future City Plan | Birmingham City Council

Important Notice:

Due to essential maintenance the City Council’s website, www.birmingham.gov.uk will be offline between 7am and 2pm on Saturday 13 March 2021. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause you. Coronavirus (COVID-19) National lockdown: Stay at Home

Official launch of Our Future City Plan - 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.

To support the engagement a number of summary videos have been produced which can be viewed on the City Council Youtube page.  Further videos will be made available throughout this stage of engagement.

OFCP engagement launch

All videos will be available on this page from the Tuesday 26 January, with a live stream taking place on the Estates Gazette website at 9:30am on Tuesday 26 January including a:

  • Presentation introducing the Our Future City Plan Engagement, from Councillor Ian Ward, Leader of Birmingham City Council;
  • Presentation on the Our future City Plan; Shaping our City Together; Vision, Simon Delahunty-Forrest, Acting Assistant Director, Inclusive Growth, Birmingham City Council;
  • Panel with Ian MacLeod (Acting Director, Inclusive Growth, Birmingham City Council), Philippa Gill (Director, Evora Global), Tony Brooks (Managing Director, Moda Living) Sara Wajid (Chief Executive of Birmingham Museums Trust), and Michael Davies, (Director of Planning, Savills), to respond to the presentation and debate the plans. Chaired by EG Editor, Samantha McLary.