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Top Construction Projects in the West Midlands

by Barbour ABI Content Team

Infrastructure Projects Lead in West Midlands League Tables

We’ve curated the Barbour ABI data to bring you the top construction projects within the West Midlands. This includes the top construction projects by total value across all sectors, that are due to start within a 12-month period.

The latest data for West Midlands construction projects sees the Midland Metro Extension to Birmingham Airport and the East Birmingham to Solihull Extension tie at the top with project values of £735m. In second place we have the Wednesday to Brierley Hill Metro Extension valued at £650m. Finally, in third and keeping in theme with infrastructure leading the league table, is the HS2 Phase 1 – Central Birmingham (Curzon Street) Station project at £571m.

Top Construction Projects 2024

Regional Tables: United Kingdom | London | South East | South West | East of England | East Midlands | Northern Ireland | North West | Wales | Yorkshire & the Humber | North East | Scotland

PositionProjectMain SectorStart DateValueProject IDView Project
1Midland Metro Extension To Birmingham AirportInfrastructureJun-24£735,000,00012484037View Project
2East Birmingham To Solihull ExtensionInfrastructureSep-24£735,000,00012147462View Project
3Wednesbury To Brierley Hill Metro – ExtensionInfrastructureMar-24£650,000,00012147463View Project
4HS2 Phase 1 – Central Birmingham (Curzon Street) StationInfrastructureJun-24£571,000,00012001065View Project
5HS2 – Water Orton ViaductsInfrastructureOct-24£500,000,00012545532View Project
6City Centre South Regeneration – MasterplanResidentialJun-24£450,000,00012538627View Project
7Coventry City Centre South RedevelopmentCommercial & RetailJun-24£450,000,00011946916View Project
8HS2 Track Systems Lot 1 – Phase1 Urban Including Birmingham SpurInfrastructureJan-24£434,000,00012336912View Project
9HS2 – Birmingham Interchange StationInfrastructureSep-24£370,000,00012001227View Project
10Curzon Park MasterplanResidentialJul-24£360,000,00011169372View Project
11Birmingham City University – Eastside Locks Plot A & CEducationJul-24£294,985,00012398457View Project
12HS2 Birmingham Interchange People MoverInfrastructureNov-24£270,000,00012444194View Project
13The Tea Factory – Bbc Production CentreInfrastructureFeb-24£200,000,00010627074View Project
14Spark Phoenix 10 Walsall – Industrial UnitsIndustrialApr-24£188,000,00012536518View Project
15Birmingham Smithfield Phase 1 – Mixed DevelopmentResidentialOct-24£164,679,00012690593View Project
16Perryfields Road Bromsgrove – 1300 Houses Offices & IndustrialResidentialMar-24£153,750,00012554288View Project
17Comberton Road – 1055 Houses Primary School Retail And Community HubResidentialSep-24£150,000,00012504130View Project
18New Riverside Shrewsbury – Shopping CentreCommercial & RetailOct-24£150,000,00011939918View Project
19Cellarhead Substation Rownall Road – Battery Energy FacilityInfrastructureNov-24£150,000,00012605552View Project
20I54 Western Expansion – WolverhamptonCommercial & RetailNov-24£150,000,00012252765View Project
21Burleyfields Stafford – MasterplanInfrastructureDec-24£150,000,00012343164View Project
22Harpers Hill – 305 Flats And Retail SpaceResidentialNov-24£125,000,00012371317View Project
23Telford & Wrekin Council – Major Building Works – DpsInfrastructureSep-24£120,000,00012774997View Project
24Cellarhead Substation Rownall Road – 400Mw Battery Storage FacilityInfrastructureMay-24£120,000,00012775484View Project
25Spark Phoenix 10 Walsall – Industrial BuildingsIndustrialOct-24£110,000,00012745906View Project
26Frankley Beeches Road – 950 HousesResidentialJun-24£102,412,50012213128View Project
2743 Temple Row – Mixed DevelopmentHotel, Leisure & SportAug-24£100,000,00012406350View Project
28Cat And Kittens Lane Plots 1-8 – Industrial DevelopmentIndustrialSep-24£100,000,00012705069View Project
29Midland Heart Housing – Repair Replace & Regeneration WorksResidentialJul-24£100,000,00012785391View Project
30High Street Digbeth – 481 Apartments & Commercial SpaceResidentialOct-24£100,000,00012744939View Project
31Former Meaford Power Station – Industrial DevelopmentIndustrialOct-24£99,255,00012606858View Project
32Redditch Gateway DevelopmentCommercial & RetailFeb-24£85,000,00012301238View Project
33Padge Hall Farm – Industrial And Distribution BuildingsIndustrialOct-24£80,619,00012603017View Project
34Anchor Hanover – Commercial & Domestic Heating SouthResidentialMay-24£80,000,00012660784View Project
35Anchor Hanover – Commercial & Domestic Heating SouthResidentialMay-24£80,000,00012660787View Project
36Moseley Road East & Cheapside North – 366 FlatsResidentialOct-24£78,000,00012531427View Project
37Bridgnorth Phase 2 & 3 – 301 Houses & 22 FlatsResidentialOct-24£76,370,00012782891View Project
38Anchor Hanover Group – Lifts Qlta (Pp30)ResidentialJun-24£75,160,00012742551View Project
39Gungate Precinct Tamworth – Retail & RestaurantCommercial & RetailJan-24£75,000,00011726193View Project
40Upper Lighthorne New Settlement – Phases 2D & 2EResidentialDec-24£73,500,00012651512View Project
41Stone Yard Deritend – 928 Apartments & Commercial SpaceResidentialSep-24£71,094,00012464045View Project
42Lunar Rise Digbeth – 517 Flats & Commercial UnitsResidentialNov-24£70,000,00012309582View Project
43Stratford On Avon General Hospital – Diagnostics CentreMedical & HealthcareMar-24£70,000,00012725585View Project
44Beatties Victoria Street – 306 Flats & Commercial UnitResidentialAug-24£70,000,00012553613View Project
45West Tilstock Road – 561 HousesResidentialOct-24£67,320,00012668805View Project
46Worcestershire County Council – 2023 Highways Professional ServicesInfrastructureMar-24£65,000,00012626482View Project
47Canalside Quarter – 312 Apartments & 58 HousesResidentialJun-24£65,000,00012535006View Project
48Doverdale – 49.9Mw Solar Farm & 49.9Mw Battery StorageInfrastructureApr-24£64,870,00012404779View Project
49Chelmsley Wood Town Centre MasterplanResidentialDec-24£60,000,00012681168View Project
50Hay End Lane Fradley Phase2 – 500 Houses & Sports PavilionResidentialOct-24£60,000,00012669993View Project
51The Royal School Wolverhampton – RedevelopmentEducationSep-24£60,000,00012741390View Project
52The Post & Mail Building Phase 2 – 115 Flats And OfficesResidentialDec-24£60,000,00012197905View Project
53Astwood Lane Feckenham – 200Mw Battery StorageInfrastructureOct-24£60,000,00012701070View Project
54New Bond Street Bordesley – 762 ApartmentsResidentialJun-24£59,940,00012560459View Project
55Viking Way Congleton – 236 HousesResidentialSep-24£59,000,00012785178View Project
56The Green Solihull – MasterplanResidentialMar-24£58,750,00012394703View Project
57Windmill Green DevelopmentResidentialNov-24£56,600,00012529902View Project
58Rugby Gateway Phases R5 R6 And R7 – 543 Houses & 12 ApartmentsResidentialOct-24£55,200,00012718179View Project
59Thickthorn – Phase 2ResidentialJan-24£54,240,00012690879View Project
60Pressworks – 711 Flats & Retail UnitsResidentialNov-24£52,875,00012586703View Project
61Allens Hill Pinvin – Mushroom Growing FacilityIndustrialDec-24£51,757,00012549817View Project
62Symmetry Park Zone D Phase 2 – Storage UnitIndustrialSep-24£50,965,00012589852View Project
63Emerge Surf – Surf ParkHotel, Leisure & SportAug-24£50,000,00012455058View Project
64Coventry University Earl Street – Civic Centre Phase 2EducationAug-24£50,000,00012502825View Project
65Staffordshire County Council – Highway ImprovementsInfrastructureDec-24£50,000,00012693561View Project
66Clarion Housing Group – Asbestos ServicesResidentialApr-24£50,000,00012702437View Project
67Tutbury Road – 500 Houses & Local CentreResidentialSep-24£50,000,00012579486View Project
68Honiley Road – 49.9Mw Solar Farm And Battery Storage FacilityInfrastructureMar-24£50,000,00012608280View Project
69Court Farm Hindlip – Anaerobic Digestion FacilityInfrastructureOct-24£50,000,00012729324View Project
70Stirling Road Edgebaston – Care VillageResidentialAug-24£50,000,00011992490View Project
71Former Westminster Works – 253 ApartmentsResidentialFeb-24£50,000,00012245525View Project
72Stadium Point Oteley Road – Industrial Units Offices & RestaurantIndustrialMay-24£50,000,00012660744View Project
73Myttons Solar Farm – 50Mw Solar FarmInfrastructureApr-24£50,000,00012530998View Project
74Oxford Canal ViaductInfrastructureJan-24£50,000,00012666494View Project
75Birmingham Airport – Security Screening HallInfrastructureJan-24£50,000,00012757008View Project
76Wellhead Lane Perry Barr – Regeneration Phase 2ResidentialJul-24£50,000,00012430565View Project
77Unipart Logistics – Industrial & Office BuildingIndustrialOct-24£50,000,00012754088View Project

(Source: Barbour ABI, updated July 2024)

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