A planning application addendum was submitted to Birmingham city council in January 2024. To view the application please click here.


A vibrant new market attracting domestic and international visitors and creating a new home for the Indoor Market, Rag and Open Market with:

Around 3,000 new homes including affordable homes

High-quality office space totalling over one million sq ft

New cultural, leisure and recreational spaces an buildings

A network of new public squares and green spaces including Manor Square and Smithfield Park together with a new green boulevard

Smithfield Birmingham is an exceptional opportunity to define and celebrate the next chapter of Birmingham city centre’s transformation, strengthen its reputation as an international city, and reflect the aspirations of the local community.

The development will provide significant opportunities for the next generation through providing: 

  •  A destination market experience to rival the best that Europe offers, establishing Smithfield as a prestigious globally recognised market district.

  •  A must-visit place showcasing exceptional local, regional and international producers and makers and a food offer reflecting the city’s distinctive and diverse culture.

  •  An outstanding, mixed use, cultural and entertainment destination, set within an intensive public canvas of squares, boulevards and lanes with fountains and active play for children. With live performances, world-class art and culture, family adventure and learning, festivals and pop-ups and nighttime excitement, Smithfield will be a much-loved destination for all.

  •  A new workplace offer for the city that has all the benefits of a mixed-use quarter with different typologies to accommodate the changing needs of companies and attracting new occupiers to the city.

  • High-quality city living in a healthy, sustainable, and safe place and a new green park for Birmingham.