We are currently in the process of delivering the second phase of the new town centre which will be anchored by a new 150,000 sq ft Marks & Spencer store. We have already delivered a multi-million pound college campus for Bournville College, providing high-quality education and qualifications to young people and adults as well as The Factory, a £5m youth centre.
A new 30,000 sq ft Construction Centre for Bournville College has been built and will open in early 2015. The Centre will provide a contemporary, hands-on educational environment for students studying construction disciplines, including vocational subjects such as Bricklaying, Plumbing & Heating and Painting & Decorating.
We are also developing a sustainable business hub in Longbridge, through Longbridge Technology Park and Park Point and Seven House, which offer high-quality office space to a variety of businesses.
Through the regeneration of Longbridge, 10,000 new jobs are set to be created, providing sustainable employment opportunities which benefit businesses and the local community. Over 3,700 jobs have already been created since the sites’ inception in 2007 – including construction teams working on the redevelopment and across IT, manufacturing, education, retail and service sector businesses.