The area is full of character and the home of industry in the Midlands, as evidenced by the architecture and buildings within this conservation area. The regeneration of these buildings is creating some fabulous places to eat, sleep, shop and play.
Digbeth has been earmarked as the main residential growth area of the city, and will be home to the new hs2 hub site around the corner on curzon street.
Exciting proposals include an integrated metro stop in New Canal Street extending through
and serving Digbeth which will also stop directly outside Apex Lofts.
At the same time, there are plans for a wide landscaped plaza, Paternoster Place, that will transform pedestrian connections into Digbeth and create gateway development opportunities. Proposals for Digbeth also include 33,000 Sq m of retail place, 150,000 sq m 75,000 Sq m of residential development. It is estimated that this would create over 5,000 jobs.
The Custard Factory is the most powerful collection of creative and digital businesses, independent retailers and event venues outside London. It is home to over 500 businesses and hosts a regular calendar of fairs, festivals and gigs, as well as corporate and private events and weddings.