The Crown Works, Hanley Street, Birmingham, UK - Placemaking with Community

The Crown Works is a major placemaking build-to-rent (BTR) scheme of 203 apartments and penthouses, arranged in four blocks ranging from 4 to 8 storeys.


Hanley Street, Lower Loveday Street

Gun Quarter, Birmingham, B19 3SP

View the site map HERE.



Developer & Funder: Europa Capital (*Mitsubishi Estate*)

Development Manager: Xian Developments Ltd (Czero)

Architect: White Ink Architects

Principal Designer: Safescape

Quantity Surveyor: The Construction Consultants (TCC)

Civil & Structural Engineer: Walsh

M&E Consultant: Tate Consulting

Contractor: Graham Construction

Enquiries: TBA


The development

The Crown Works is a major build-to-rent (BTR) scheme of 203 apartments and penthouses.

Arranged in four blocks ranging from four to eight storeys and designed to a high specification, the placemaking scheme enhances its historic context with a mix of one, two and three-bedroom apartments – including 3 duplex penthouses – across c. 138,00K SF of space.

With two 3,700K SF flexible commercial units at ground level, apartments will be set around a raised courtyard, with up to 5,900K SF of eclectic amenities, including shared gardens, public & private roof terraces, dining and meeting rooms, a gym, concierge services & co-working spaces.

Xian Developments Ltd (Czero Developments), who sold the site to Europa Capital in Q4 2021, is leading the development on behalf of Europa.

All images are the property of White Ink Architects and Europa Capital.

The story so far

January 2022: Demolition -

February - 

All gone!

April 2nd 

Construction has commenced; a piling rig is now on-site with extensive groundworks now underway.

Images from Michael Tush.

Project dates

18 Nov 2021 - On-going


Construction & regeneration


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Jonathan Bostock

0121 410 5520