Snow Hill Public Realm Colmore Row /Livery Street Traffic Regulation Order Consultation

Closed 17 Mar 2022

Opened 17 Feb 2022


Colmore Business Improvement District and Birmingham City Council are working together to deliver the Snow Hill Public Realm programme. The programme includes a number of projects to improve public transport interchange and connectivity, enhance the public realm and prioritise pedestrian movement, reallocate the unused on-street parking and encourage on-street activities.

This consultation is about the Traffic Regulation Orders (the legal documents required to make changes to the status of the road) associated with Colmore Row (East) and Livery Street.

About this consultation

During this consultation, you can make comments on the proposals or submit a formal objection (which must include the grounds for the objection). You can either make your response via this webpage (please provide your contact details as part of your response), by email to or you can post a written objection to: Assistant Director - Transport & Connectivity, Inclusive Growth Directorate, 1 Lancaster Circus Queensway, PO Box 14439, Birmingham B2 2JE.

All responses to the parking and traffic movement TROs must be received by 10 March 2022.

All responses to the taxi rank TRO must be received by 17 March 2022.

If you have chosen to object to the proposed orders, you may be contacted by a project officer to further discuss your objection.

If you have any questions about this consultation or need help understanding the plans, please contact 

What is included in this consultation?

A Traffic Regulation Order, or TRO, is the legal documentation required to make changes to the status of the highway (road). This consultation is to make residents and businesses aware of the proposals to introduce, amend and make permanent, TROs on Livery Street and Colmore Row (East). All plans can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

A TRO is accompanied by a plan (map) showing the proposed measures visually.

The TROs in this consultation include three types of change: traffic movements; parking (controlled parking zones) and taxi rank provision.

Traffic movements

To remove the existing one-way traffic restriction on the length of Livery Street between Cornwall Street and the access to Snow Hill carpark.

To introduce a prohibition of right turn restriction on vehicles turning right from Livery Street into Colmore Row.

To introduce a prohibition of U-turn restriction on traffic heading North East on Colmore Row out of Livery Street from then turning to head South West on Colmore Row.

View traffic movement variation plan

View traffic movement and one way TROs

Parking – controlled parking zone 

To introduce, remove or consolidate waiting, loading and payment parking restrictions on lengths of:

  • Livery Street
  • Colmore Row

View CPZ variation plans

View CPZ variation TRO


To introduce a Hackney Carriage taxi rank for 4 taxis (8.00p.m. to 6.00 a.m.) on a length of Livery Street near to Colmore Row




  • All residents
  • Motor Vehicle Drivers
  • Pedestrians
  • Local Residents
  • Public Sector Bodies
  • Businesses
  • Faith groups
  • Community groups
  • Voluntary Organisations
  • Staff


  • Democracy and Participation
  • Faith & Religion
  • Libraries
  • Transport (Including Walking)
  • Business
  • City Centre Parking