IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Brum’s Broad Street skyscraper plans approved with unusual rule for residents

Proposals for the skyscraper on Birmingham’s busy and noisy Broad Street will respond to the noise problem with a covenant to require that certain occupiers close their bedroom windows from 11pm until 5am.

image for illustration: Broad Street Birmingham
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Birmingham Live writes:

…  A report by a council officer says that the development would provide for a mix of accommodation in a ‘high quality, secure environment …

[but] concerns were… raised… over commercial noise and night-time entertainment noise… and future residents making complaints…’

The report says it was proposed to deal with this via a covenant to require that a number of occupiers close their bedroom windows…

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