Plan for eight bed HMO in Sparkbrook

A building application has been submitted for an eight-bedroom apartment building in Sparkbrook.

The plan is to build a rear annex to the first floor on Shakespeare Street near Stratford Road.

According to the planning documents, work would be carried out on the ground floor of the building and on the top floor with four bedrooms. A small rear dormer will add four more bedrooms.

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The ground floor of the building is currently used as an apartment for residential use, while the ground floor is used as a day care center. The kindergarten remains unaffected by the plans.

A design and access declaration submitted to the Birmingham City Council as part of the application states: “The proposal is to change the use of the existing C3 apartment into a 4 bedroom HMO. In addition, we propose to increase the number of bedrooms, adding a rear extension to the first floor, in addition a small rear dormer to the attic.

“This suggestion would be great for individuals who need the space. The changes to the existing building would be very successful in this setting, which is attracting individuals because of its location.”

HMOs are often for tenants who are ex-offenders, people with drug and alcohol problems, refugees, people in need of care, vulnerable people with learning and mental health problems.

They can also accommodate frail elderly people and women at risk of domestic violence.

Building application documents for the Shakespeare Street plan can be viewed here using the reference number 2021/09668 / PA.

BrumWish 2021 aims to bring thousands of Christmas gifts to needy young children across our city – the homeless, the needy, children in care and children who have little.

This year’s appeal is bigger and better than ever – because we’ve teamed up with our # Toys4Birmingham partners including Thrive Together Birmingham, the Birmingham Playcare Network, the Edgbaston Foundation and Birmingham Forward Steps.

Are also involved Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust, Barnardo’s, Spurgeons Children’s Fund, the Springfield Project in Sparkhill, St.

Here you can buy a gift from the #Brumwish Amazon wishlist.

Or you can collect and give donations for new and almost new toys and gifts on special fundraising days at Edgbaston Stadium, B5 7QU, on Saturday, November 27, Friday, December 3, and Saturday, December 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. where volunteers are waiting to see you.

Brand new or almost new unwrapped gifts, books, and toys for all ages are accepted.

You can also donate money that goes to a charity fund to fill in gaps or buy special toys for children with additional needs. This is the link to donate.

A public consultation on the plan is ongoing and the public has until 10 December to comment on the proposal.

A decision on the plan should be made in January next year.

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