Commercial, Conservation, Residential

Legge Lane

Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham

The project involves the careful redevelopment of a site within Birminghams famous Jewellery Quarter Conservation Area.

The site has remained unused since it ceased industrial use in the 1970’s with only two very dilapidated structures remaining on site from the former series of brass works that operated there including Albion Works and Wellington Works.

The redevelopment for Citizen Living proposes a complex of residential apartment buildings set around three courtyards and includes the retention and restoration of the former Wellington Works building facing onto Legge Lane.

 

D5 obtained Full Planning Permission for the project and now awaits instruction to commence Technical Design for a Design & Build tender.

Client
Citizen Living

Value
£11.5m (2015)

Gross Area
5445sqm

Building Contract
Design & Build

Role
Lead Designer, Architect RIBA Work Stage 1-5


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A total of 100 residential units are propose in the development including 62 1-bedroom and 36 2-bedroom apartments, within 6 interconnected buildings each with its own character so the development appears as an organic development within the Jewellery Quarter representing the scale, mass and articulation of historic properties found in the area.