A41 Soho Road Draft Framework


The A41 Soho Road corridor is an important transport route connecting north west Birmingham to the City Centre. It contains Soho Road District Local Centre, the core employment areas of Middlemore and Park Road/ Gib Heath and Hockley Circus.


The Draft A41 Framework provide guidance on development and regeneration in the A41 (Soho Road) corridor develops proposals for growth and expansion of the centre, as well as measures to enhance its public realm and support a healthy business environment. Development guidance is provided on the key opportunities identified in the framework, which aims to promote development of high quality and good design.


The framework also identifies opportunities to improve linkages to public transport and provide safer routes for pedestrians and cyclists along and across the A41. The area has a wealth of cultural, historical and economic assets including the Lozells and Soho Hill Conservation Area and Middlemore and Park Road/Gib Heath employment areas, which the framework seeks to promote, enhance and protect.


The overall aim of the framework is the creation of sustainable and mixed communities and high quality places that provide the right range of uses to support the local community and wider area.


The Council is committed to working with local residents, businesses and community groups to achieve the goals set out in this framework and is now seeking your comments on this draft document.


You can view the documents by clicking on the links below or by visiting one of the venues listed below:


  • BCC - Planning & Regeneration,1 Lancaster Circus, Queensway, B4 7DJ
  • Handsworth Library, Soho Road


How to submit your comment:


To take part in the consultation please click below on “Online Survey” and complete the questionnaire.


Or you can email your comment to: 



You can email or post your completed questionnaire to: 


A41 Framework

PO Box: 28


B1 1TU

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Mrs Uyen-Phan Han (Principal Development Planning Officer) North West Planning and Regeneration

Key Dates

Consultation is Closed

Ran from 6 Jan 2014 to 3 Mar 2014

Drop in Session

Tue 14 Jan 2014

Lozells and East Handsworth Ward Committee

Tue 14 Jan 2014

Aston Ward Commitee

Tue 21 Jan 2014

Soho Ward Committee

Tue 28 Jan 2014

Drop in Session

Tue 4 Feb 2014

Handsworth Wood Ward Committee

Wed 26 Feb 2014

Other Information


  • ASTON,
  • SOHO


  • All residents,
  • Public Sector Bodies,
  • Businesses,
  • Faith groups,
  • Community groups,
  • Voluntary Organisations


  • cycling,
  • Environment,
  • Planning,
  • Regeneration,
  • Transport (Including Walking),
  • Housing,
  • Business,
  • Employment,
  • Travel