Glenn Howells turns Midlands factory into homes and shops

Glenn Howells Architects - Birmingham Jewellery Quarter scheme (2)

Jewellery Quarter scheme will open up 1.6ha site

 Glenn Howells has submitted plans to transform a 1.62ha site in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter that was home to engineering firm AE Harris for more than 50 years.

Joint venture partners Galliard Homes and Apsley House Capital are aiming to transform the site into a residential-led mixed-use scheme masterplanned and designed by Howells.

The £125m mixed-use scheme of more than 320 new homes – including lofts and duplexes – and around 100,000sq ft of work, food and beverage and retail space across 20 buildings of between two and five storeys.

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