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Lockside Wharf Build Update – January 2023

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We are pleased to provide the latest build update for Lockside Wharf, a new development between Jewellery Quarter and Brindleyplace located along Birmingham’s iconic waterways.

Consisting of the refurbishment of an existing factory building and a new-build extension to create 61 contemporary apartments, we’re excited to be bringing this new development to market alongside the developers, Consortia Developments.

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The steel frame is now complete and the floor slabs are being installed. The hollow core installation commenced last month along with the Ground Floor car park slab which has now been poured in the wedge with the blockwork commencing.

Screeding is ongoing and is now complete up to the 4th floor. Partitions are being progressed in the wedge and buffer units. Fire protection to the existing timber floors has been fully completed along with rising elements, existing building tanking, scaffold and steel penetrations.

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The existing building cladding, windows and drainage are 98% complete, with works also well underway for the new building section of Lockside Wharf.

The new building external wall insulation and firestopping has commenced along with the external wall masonry.

We are also pleased to announce that the Lockside Wharf development has won 3 awards at the prestigious International Property Awards. The development won ‘Best Architecture Multiple Residence United Kingdom’, ‘Best Architecture Multiple Residence West Midlands’ and ‘Best Residential Development 20+ Units West Midlands’ in addition to also being nominated for ‘Best Architecture Multiple Residence Europe’. Click here to read more about this fantastic achievement.

Completion of Lockside Wharf is anticipated for Q3 2023. These dates are provided as guidance only and are subject to change in line with the build programme. We will keep you informed on any changes in our regular build updates throughout the construction period.

Our Customer Service Team is on hand to answer any questions you may have. You can reach us on +44 (0) 121 824 6000 or

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About the Developer

Consortia Developments is an independent property developer that started in the industry in 2007. Since their inception, they’ve worked hard to build a reputation as one of the most progressive, capable and ambitious businesses in the sector.

With a portfolio worth £275 million, Consortia’s track record includes 203 completed units across key locations in the UK, with 280 units currently under construction and 605 units making up a broad development pipeline.

You can follow both Joseph Mews and Consortia Property on Instagram to see more of the build progress in real time.

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