Snow Hill Public Realm – Project 1.1 – Colmore Row East and Livery Street

Closed 30 Jul 2018

Opened 10 Jul 2018

Overview

In partnership with Colomore Business District, Birmingham City Council are delivering Snow Hill Public Realm, a programme of projects that are aimed at improving public transport interchange, connectivity and economic performance through rationalisation of movement around Snow Hill Station providing a blueprint for future investments in the City Centre.

A baseline report was produced suggesting City Centre improvements and the following objectives were identified:

  • Improve the appearance of Snow Hill Station
  • Reduce delay for all users on Colmore Row outside Station Square
  • Improve the permeability of Snow Hill Queensway
  • Improve pedestrian access across Great Charles Street Queensway
  • Improve East West connectivity
  • Reduce traffic congestion on Colmore Row
  • Improve the Public Realm in the Historic Colmore area
  • Reduce delay at the Colmore Row – Livery Street Junction

These proposals aim to support businesses in the area through improved public realm by uplifting the quality of materials used in the area, prioritising pedestrian movement, reallocating the unused on-street parking and support the commercial vitality to the district by encouraging on street activity.

Project 1.1 focuses on the improvements along Colmore Row (East) and Livery Street looking to reduce congestion and delays by changing traffic movements and rationalising loading and parking for cars, delivery vehicles, buses and taxis, encourage pedestrians to use the area by providing a more inviting, pedestrian friendly environment with improved landscaping, reducing clutter and providing high quality materials with consideration of other developments in the area.

Snow Hill Public Realm – Colmore Row East and Livery Street Plans

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These documents and other supporting materials can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

Have your say

We would like to know what you think about the proposal. Click on the link below to give us your views. If you have any queries, please contact Ms Sajeda Mahmud on telephone 0121 303 0151 or email at transport.projects@birmingham.gov.uk. We would be grateful if you could give us your feedback by no later than 30th July 2018.

 

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Areas

  • CITY CENTRE
  • LADYWOOD

Audiences

  • Older people
  • Disabled people
  • Women
  • Councillors/MPs/MEPs
  • Older people
  • People with Disabilities
  • Men
  • Visitors/tourists
  • Cyclists
  • Motor Vehicle Drivers
  • Pedestrians
  • Local Residents
  • Businesses
  • Community groups
  • Staff

Interests

  • Citizens Satisfaction
  • Democracy and Participation
  • cycling
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Crime & Community Safety
  • Parks & Green Spaces
  • Environment
  • Planning
  • Regeneration
  • Transport (Including Walking)
  • Business
  • City Centre Parking
  • Travel