The second case study in our series "What Good Looks Like" is from Birmingham City Council who adopted their local plan in January 2017. These case studies review recent local plans and their Inspector’s report and provide a short commentary based on the themes of the Housing White Paper.
Birmingham has a big story to tell. It is the UK’s ‘second city’ and has a young and diverse population. The city centre is a major attraction and it has a significant influence on the surrounding region. Read how they tackled the challenges of making the best use of land for huge housing numbers whilst looking to boost economic regeneration, including an innovative way of keeping the employment land supply up.
Other case studies from the series cover: