Bullring

The Bullring redevelopment site is located at the heart of Birmingham city centre and when constructed was the largest city centre retail regeneration project in Europe.

Project Details
  • Client

    Birmingham Alliance

  • Architect

    Benoy / Chapman Taylor

Redevelopment works encompassed diversion of existing roads, demolition of 1960’s retail centre and industrial premises and construction of two major department stores and shopping malls. In addition to providing over 110,000m2 of retail space. The project also included:

  • Refurbishment of the listed Rotunda building
  • Restoration of St Martin’s Church
  • Construction of 2 new multi-storey car parks
  • Construction of a new indoor market
  • Reconstruction and reinstatement of the Old Moor Street rail station for Chiltern Railways

Demolition of the original Bullring started on 30 June 2000 and the whole project was completed in 38 months. On the opening day in September 2003, 276,000 people walked through Bullring’s doors and 110,000 customers visit the centre each day.