We are pleased to announce that the latest in our continued catalog of commercial retrofit projects in Birmingham’s city core – 35 Newhall Street, has been given the green light by planners. This 1980s building, sitting at almost 70,000sq.ft will now undergo an extensive transformation.
We’re embarking on an extensive retrofit that will not only enhance the aesthetics but also bring modern tenant amenities to this, somewhat dated, six-storey building. The existing building lacks this tenant amenity space so the repurposing part of the existing plant room will create a brand-new sky lounge and an inviting external terrace on the south-western portion of the roof.. The external facade will receive a much-needed face-lift, reusing the existing cladding and re-tinting stonework. With plans that aim to breathe new life into the building, whilst sustainably retaining the existing system, bringing it more in line with other commercial offices in the Colmore Business District.
Sustainability is key, the retrofit itself reducing embodied carbon in the spirit of reuse, this project will also install electric vehicle charging points in the basement car park, in addition to a 44-space cycle hub, complete with lockers and changing facilities, in order to promote greener modes of transport into the office.
The existing entrance on Newhall Street, though understated, will undergo a transformation of its own. The project will replace the existing canopy with a sleek portal with perimeter lighting.
The goal is to reposition 35 Newhall within the Birmingham office market by creating a fresh identity that attracts tenants seeking modern, forward-thinking workspaces.