Birmingham City Council joins our 'New districts: planning and development' forum this week

Upper Trinity Street, Digbeth Birmingham - night (CGI from Corstorphine & Wright Architects)

Birmingham City Council's Gary Woodward, Planning and Development Manager in the City Centre team, will join our 'New districts: development and regeneration' forum on 18 August. He will be speaking alongside developer Cole Waterhouse's Head of Planning George Smith, and Hadley Property Group's Regeneration Director, Steve Kennard, Tower Hamlets' Development Manager Paul Buckenham and LDA Design's London Studio Director, Benjamin Walker.

There are significant brownfield regeneration projects taking place in Birmingham, where new homes are being planned for the city. These include Upper Trinity Street (UTS) is a 5.1 acre development plot in the heart of Digbeth where Cole Waterhouse plans to convert the existing industrial environment into a new commercial, cultural and residential neighbourhood built around a public park and a network of accessible yards and squares. The UTS vision is a response to HS2 Curzon and emerging Digbeth Masterplans, forming part of a wider evolution of Digbeth and complementing other development p