Investment Opportunities

Map showing the locations of investment opportunitiesThere's never been a better time to be looking at the City of Wolverhampton.

As well as our great location and connectivity, the city has a number of ready-to-go, council and partner-owned sites available for development. Take a look at the opportunities in more detail below and view a map showing their locations in proximity to the city centre.

We're committed to working with potential investors and developers to bring these exciting propositions to life. Click here to read our investment prospectus.

Wolverhampton Southside

Factfile

  • 2.5ha mixed use development opportunity
  • Central location close to city centre retail core
  • Potential for city centre living
  • Available soon
  • Planning certainty

1. Wolverhampton Southside

Wolverhampton Southside is an exciting 2.5 hectare mixed use site opportunity. It is strategically located between Wolverhampton Westside and the city centre retail core.
The City of Wolverhampton Council owns a significant portfolio of land in this area, ready-to-go for quick development. Whilst there’s no fixed view of exactly what type of development we wish to see here, it must be quality and it must complement the existing city-centre. We plan to use some of this land creatively including new green spaces and a softened environment to enhance private sector-led development.

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Factfile

  • Major, mixed-use development opportunity over 47ha
  • Adjacent to £120 million integrated transport hub
  • Majority of sites owned by canalside partners
  • Attractive city centre living proposition for over 600 new homes
  • Immediate opportunities

2. Wolverhampton Canalside

Wolverhampton Canalside offers a unique opportunity for a distinct and regionally important development.

The 47 hectare site is owned by four key partners working together to regenerate the area: Canal and River Trust, City of Wolverhampton Council, Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and Network Rail. Partners are delighted to announce the launch of the Wolverhampton Canalside Delivery Partnership to bring forward this exciting opportunity.

The site is minutes away from the city centre and Interchange and there are no complex compulsory purchase orders (CPOs) to perform. Early ideas for the site include an anchor leisure scheme clustered around existing historic buildings which could include destination restaurants and a micro-brewery. There's also the potential for residential apartments, creative workspaces and a city centre marina development. LED and mood lighting around the canals and tunnels are also being progressed.

We're open to ideas so please come and talk to us.

Factfile

  • Prime 1.4 acre city centre gateway site
  • Freehold acquired by council
  • 250m from main shopping core and Interchange
  • Open to discussions now about mixed use opportunities
  • Planning certainty

3. Wolverhampton St George's

With the freehold recently acquired by the City of Wolverhampton Council, this landmark 1.4 acre development site boasts a highly prominent location on a key city centre gateway.

Opportunities available soon for investors and developers.

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Factfile

  • Unique urban village scheme
  • Based around iconic heritage buildings on 5ha site
  • Close to city centre and on direct tram line to Birmingham
  • Opportunities available now
  • Planning certainty

4. Wolverhampton Royal

Developers are urged to take a look at this exciting, five hectare city centre gateway site based around iconic heritage buildings.

The development offers opportunities for large scale, mixed use development. It boasts excellent connectivity with a direct metro tram link into Birmingham City Centre and the city’s transport interchange nearby. The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) acquired the site in March 2016 and are working closely with the City of Wolverhampton Council to create a new and exciting urban village scheme which will be part of the vision for a new Black Country Garden City.

Midlands Engine Pitchbook

5. Midlands Engine Regeneration Opportunities Pitchbook

The Midlands Engine Pitchbook launched at MIPIM 2016 contains £14 billion worth of investment opportunities to showcase to potential investors. The City of Wolverhampton is well represented with 3 major redevelopment opportunities worth £817 million all featuring within the document. Business Secretary Sajid Javid said: "The Midlands is a region on the rise with a unique offer to investors. From Nestlé to Rolls-Royce, it is home to some of the world’s biggest companies and boasts a vast pool of talent in industries ranging from advanced manufacturing to food and drink". "Foreign investment in the Midlands has more than doubled since 2011 and by embracing opportunities such as the MIPIM trade fair, we will capitalise on the Midlands’ natural strengths and make it an engine for growth."

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