Plan to tackle £66.8m hike in cost of Birmingham Games scheme

By Ann McGauran | 11 March 2020

Birmingham City Council is reporting ‘substantial progress’ in the delivery of a regeneration scheme key to the 2022 Commonwealth Games, but that a net cost increase of £66.8m has emerged.

A report to Cabinet seeking approval for the Perry Barr Regeneration Scheme’s (PBRS) revised financial business case says more than 90% of the land needed for accommodation or wider infrastructure improvements is now  in council control.

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