Digbeth Bus Garage

Only 15 minutes walk from Birmingham city centre, Digbeth is an area renowned for its arts and industry. The upcoming arrival of a HS2 train station at Curzon Street has prompted a lot of change in the neighbourhood, establishing it as an emerging neighbourhood for creativity and culture.

Key facts

800 homes

600 co-living or student living spaces

50% of ground floor retail / commercial space will be affordable

1,200 members of the public already consulted

Designed by shedkm, Periscope, Glenn Howells Architects and Maccreanor Lavington

Planning granted March 2020

Impact

Opening up the public realm is the key to regenerating this site. Digbeth Bus Garage will include a mix of community amenities that will bring vibrancy and life to this area of Birmingham.

Project highlight

The six-acre site is on the canal, with 200m of waterside space, which will help make it an attractive rejuvenated place that’s a mix of creative workspace, residential, and leisure.

News

HubCap launch in the press

Our new venture HubCap has recently launched with three retrofit projects in Edinburgh and London, and we’ve been pleased to see it getting a lot of press attention

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Introducing HubCap, our low-carbon urban living venture

HubCap is a wholly owned subsidiary of HUB, set up to deliver low-carbon urban living projects in key UK cities, with a focus on retrofit. HubCap’s first projects are emerging models such as aparthotels and co-living. Carbon budgets will be kept low by prioritising the re-use of existing buildings, as well as optimising operational carbon savings.

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Victoria Manston promoted to Development Director

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Victoria Manston to the role of Development Director, to oversee the full development process across several of HUB’s major projects.

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