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HS2 Newsletter Update for Birmingham

Find out what we are doing in the Birmingham area, including some of our works, by taking a look at our Birmingham Newsletter .

Preparations for main construction work on HS2 are well underway. Over the coming months we will continue delivering a number of activities including archaeological investigations, ground investigations, utilities work and demolition of buildings from HS2 acquired sites. This will take place across central Birmingham . Click the link above to view or download our HS2 Update: Birmingham, Spring/Summer 2020 for further information about upcoming works in the area.

As previously announced, HS2 has taken the decision to postpone all face-to-face engagement events and meetings due to the COVID-19 outbreak. However, we remain committed to being a good neighbour to anyone affected by our work, and have continued to notify local residents about any activities in their area through alternative methods of communication. This includes direct mail, such as the latest newsletters, which we have sent in the post to local residents that are impacted by our works.

Visit the Works in your area page for further detail about current or planned works in Birmingham.

If you have a question about HS2 or our works, please contact our HS2 Helpdesk team on 08081 434 434 or email hs2enquiries@hs2.org.uk .

Curzon Street utilities surveys update

In our previous notification highlighting utilities surveys on Curzon Street Previous works notification , we stated that there may be requirement for further work in this area in the coming weeks. We can now confirm that there is a requirement to carry out additional works starting on Tuesday 26 May for approximately one week.

There will therefore be a road closure on Curzon Street between the junctions of New Canal Street and Cardigan Street.

What to expect

  • Temporary traffic and pedestrian management on Curzon Street
  • Core working hours are 8:00am to 6:00pm, although staff may be on site up to an hour before and an hour after those times.
  • Traffic management measures will be in place beyond these times .
  • What we will do

  • Clearly signpost the lane closures and pedestrian management and explain these changes to road users and pedestrians
  • Keep disruption to a minimum.
  • Answer your questions via the 24/7 HS2 help-desk and we'll keep you informed of any adjustments via this site.
  • If you have a question about HS2 or our works, please contact our HS2 Helpdesk team on 08081 434 434 or email hs2enquiries@hs2.org.uk

    Posted on 21st May 2020

    by Joan Gooden