Urban Regeneration

Brandhall Village

Brandhall Village, Oldbury offers a unique opportunity within Sandwell to repurpose a redundant former golf course, in order to create an aspirational residential neighbourhood of around 190 homes, along with a new primary school, within a parkland setting well connected into the established grain of urban infrastructure.

Key facts

  • Proximity to Junction 2 M5 and key link routes to Birmingham and Wolverhampton as well as bus routes and railway station.
  • Site wholly within ownership of local authority.
  • A 36ha site of which 5 will be developed for 190 new homes (25% affordable minimum) and approx. 2.7 ha for a new primary school.
  • Opportunity to develop an eco-park, the first park in Sandwell for decades.
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Opportunity location

Why invest in Sandwell?

Sandwell, in the heart of the West Midlands, has a diverse economy thanks to innovative companies and a highly skilled workforce. Which is home to a pro-business council that supports your growth and development.

Our region is home to around 9,000 businesses: exciting and dynamic companies which collectively employ approximately 140,000 people. We are part of the West Midlands and Birmingham city region and have expertise in key sectors such as advanced manufacturing and production, health and care, and logistics amongst others. We also have a young diverse population and hold competitive property prices in comparison to much of the rest of the UK, so commercially our area remains in high demand yet still offers good value for money compared to alternatives.

Thanks to our excellent transport links, including the M5 and M6, many skilled people and cost-competitive location at the centre of England, more and more companies are looking to Sandwell to fulfil their business needs.

Sandwell is growing. Up to £2.3bn of investment between 2022 and 2027 will fund regeneration across the six towns, improving quality of life and making Sandwell a more sustainable, greener place. The £2.3bn Pipeline includes 69 regeneration projects being delivered across Sandwell funded by a range of public and private sector investment. These include housing, education, skills, commercial and transport.

Our regeneration plans aim to improve the quality of life for our residents, create more well-paid, fulfilling jobs and a healthier, wealthier Sandwell.

Insight for investors

• Type of Investment Sought: A range of delivery and investment options
• Target Investor(s): A private sector partner to deliver the residential elements
• Value and cost info: £36m investment
• Site Size: 36ha in total but only developing 8 ha (remainder to become a park)
• Delivery Timescale: 1 – 5 years
• Planning Status: The site is unallocated in the Local Plan. Outline planning application to be submitted summer 2022

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Primary promoter

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council