HS2 Hybrid Bill

1, Engine for Growth

Parliament confirmed the dates for the formal period for petitioning against the HS2 Hybrid Bill; the process provided The Gooch Estate with an opportunity to seek its amendment by appearing before a specially-convened Select Committee in the Houses of Parliament. On behalf of The Gooch Estate, mode transport petitioning strongly in relation to the:

  • regeneration opportunity/potential of Digbeth (south of the proposed Birmingham terminal);
  • extent, content and quality of the submitted Transport Assessment and Environmental Statement;
  • connectivity, permeability and barriers to movements through Digbeth; and
  • public realm area between Curzon Street and Moor Street, to be known as Paternoster Place

mode transport planning appeared before the Select Committee on 1st September 2014.

The Parliamentary TV archive recording of the Select Committee evening sitting is available to view below:

Image courtesy of HS2 and Birmingham City Council

Client: Gooch Estate