Plans in for Birmingham Commonwealth Games village

Aaron Morby 6 years ago
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Birmingham’s plans to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games have stepped up with the submission of plans for the athletes village.

How the Birmingham's Commonwealth Games Village could look
How the Birmingham's Commonwealth Games Village could look

The Commonwealth Games Village, proposed to be built on the site of the former Birmingham City University campus in Perry Barr, would be large enough to accommodate the 6,500 athletes and officials coming to Birmingham in the summer of 2022.

The accommodation will also feature a running track and green spaces and is a short distance from Alexander Stadium where the track and field events will take place.

Glancy Nicholls Architects has developed the masterplan of the Commonwealth Games Village.

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Glenn Howell Architects – Architecture • Arcadis – Landscape • Phil Jones Associates – Urban Design and Civils • Hoare Lea – Mechanical and Electrical • Couch Consulting – Structural

After the Games, the Village would provide around 1,400 new homes across a range of different tenures. The development would also include an extra care village for older people and a community centre.

John Crabtree, Chair of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, said: “In the seven months since being awarded the 2022 Games there has been a lot of work done to prepare this planning application.

“Now is the time for anyone with an interest in the regeneration of Perry Barr to look at our plans in detail and give feedback to the city council planners.

“We want the people of the West Midlands to have ownership of the Games and this is one of the first significant ways in which they can do that.”

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