Planning approval granted for former Curzon Street station

Great news that this historic Grade One listed building is to be brought back into use as a visitor centre and the home of Historic England…..and as part of the Curzon Gateway development for HS2…..#BrumIsBrill

Leader of Birmingham

The proposed redevelopment of Birmingham’s historic Curzon Street station took a giant leap forward as Birmingham City Council’s planning committee gave the green light to development plans submitted by HS2 Ltd.

Just two years ago any thoughts of bringing the Grade I listed building back to life were simply a pipedream, but thanks to the passion and enthusiasm shown by partners, the historic building is now pitched to be at the forefront of the impressive Eastside regeneration programme.

Under plans approved today HS2 Ltd now has consent to proceed with turning the building, which has lain empty for over a decade, into a visitor centre and education hub which will be shared by Historic England, Birmingham City University and Hs2 Ltd. Ownership of the building will be retained by Birmingham City Council.

The development proposals will see HS2 Ltd take up space on the ground floor of the four story…

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