Our development

Building new homes for new co-operative members

20/20 is shortly to put in for planning permission to develop new homes on Alcester Road next to the Diwan Restaurant – a site currently owned by Birmingham City Council (BCC).

With assistance from Cllr Straker Welds, BCC  has gave us an option on the site to enable us to develop feasible plans.

Current scheme drawings (see the elevations shown) show that it is possible to develop 11 one and two bedroomed flats on the site.  We are planning that the scheme will have limited car use with only 2 car parking spaces and a sizeable garden at the back for members housed in the scheme to use.  We have also particularly said that we want to explore the potential for the latest innovative methods to ensure maximum environmental sustainability.

We were awarded Government funding though the Community Housing Fund to enable us to work out scheme costings and to employ a development agent – assembling the various consultants/architects etc to enable the scheme to progress to planning permission.  We are not far from submitting a planning application, but this has been delayed due to lockdown.

BCC will nominate to the homes developed and we have met with the St Basils homeless charity, who do excellent work to empower young people, to explore whether BCC’s nominations could come through them.

We will update the website regarding this development as it progresses.


email: info@2020.coop

our agents

BCHS Green Square Accord
28 George Street
Balsall Heath
Birmingham  B12 9RG

email:  info@bchs.coop
Telephone:  0121 442 5001

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20/20 Housing Co-operative ltd. is registered as a Housing Co-operative with the Financial Services Authority No 24566R and as a co-operative housing association with the Regulator of Social Housing No C3489

Registered office: c/o BCHS Green Square Accord, 28 George Street, Balsall Heath, Birmingham  B12 9RG

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