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The Mercian (2One2 Broad Street), Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Follow here with ItsYourBuild, the development of The Mercian, at 2One2 Broad Street, Birmingham by MODA Living.

The Mercian (previously 2One2 Broad Street is a 42 storey mixed-use development comprising a thirty-nine storey residential building (30 studios,163 one bed, 260 two bed and 28 three bedroom apartments) which will sit on a three storey podium with over 30,000 sq ft of communcal amenity space. The build is valued at £183m and is due for completion in June 2022. The developer is Moda Living. The architect is Glenn Howells. The contractor is John Sisk & Son.

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Project dates

24 Mar 2019 - On-going

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Construction & regeneration
02 Apr 2019 - Stephen Giles
Introducing

Introducing Moda Tower (2one2 Broad Street), Birmingham, UK

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PROJECT DETAIL:

42 storey mixed-use development comprising a thirty-nine storey residential building (30 studios, 163 one bed, 260 two bed and 28 three bedroom apartments) which will sit on a three storey podium with over 30,000 sq ft of communcal amenity space

AMENETIES:

• Residents lounge
• 24 Hour concierge
• Communal terrace
• 200m outdoor running track
• Outdoor cinema
• Health and wellness zones
• Co-working space
• Indoor/Outdoor cinema and dining club
• 'MODA Works' Offices
• Secure car and cycle parking (48 cars & 9 motorbikes & 489 cycles)
• Tenant storage lockers
• Gym & a cycle hub

DEVELOPER: Moda Living (Caddick Group & Generate Land)

(https://modaliving.com/)
(https://caddick.co.uk/)
(https://generate-re.com/)

DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS: Apache Capital, Harrison Street & NFU Mutual

(http://www.apachecapital.co.uk/)
(https://www.harrisonst.com/)
(https://www.nfumutual.co.uk/)

ARCHITECTS: Glenn Howells Architects 

(https://glennhowells.co.uk)

CONTRACTOR: John Sisk & Son 

(http://www.johnsiskandson.com/uk)

PLANNING APPLICATION NUMBER:

2017/08357/PA (Full Planning)
(https://bit.ly/2qQZ32O)

VALUE: £183 million

TARGETED COMPLETION: June 2022

PHOTOS & IMAGES from Glenn Howells Architects

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16 Sep 2019 - Daniel Sturley
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The Construction of the Mercian - September 2019

The lower level columns have been started for the base of the building which will fill the whole site up to several floors and the concrete core for the tower is now well on the way.

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The Construction of the Mercian - September 2019





The lower level columns have been started for the base of the building which will fill the whole site up to several floors and the concrete core for the tower is now well on the way.

Photo by Stephen Giles


The gap in the skyline where the tower will rise and it will be considerably taller than Bank Tower Two.

 

Photos by Daniel Sturley

Photos by Daniel Sturley

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10 Sep 2019 - Daniel Sturley
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The Construction of The Mercian, Broad Street - September 2019

There has been lots of work on the building with some of the columns for the lower section started and the main concrete core has had more progress in preparation to start rising.

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The Construction of The Mercian, Broad Street - September 2019





There has been lots of work on the building with some of the columns for the lower section started and the main concrete core has had more progress in preparation to start rising.


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03 Sep 2019 - Daniel Sturley
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The Construction of The Mercian, Broad Street - August/September 2019

It seems a bit like a rocket taking off, slow and struggling up at first, but soon to soar skywards. A massive floor slab is about to be poured and the rest of the lower core is to complete.

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The Construction of The Mercian, Broad Street - August/September 2019





It seems a bit like a rocket taking off, slow and struggling up at first, but soon to soar skywards. A massive floor slab is about to be poured and the rest of the lower core is to complete.


26th August

 

September 1st

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12 Aug 2019 - Daniel Sturley
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The Construction of The Mercian in Birmingham - August 2019 update

The Mercian on Broad Street in Birmingham can now be seen above ground!  We can't wait till it appears on the skyline from further away. Take this update for some great photos.

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The Mercian on Broad Street in Birmingham can now be seen above ground!  We can't wait till it appears on the skyline from further away. Take this update for some great photos.


The Mercian can now be seen rising out of the ground. 

Progress continues at an incredibly fast pace with groundworks rapidly commencing across all parts of the site, with the lift formwork now being constructed.

Given all of this, we can now see the build peek above the hoardings.

Photo by Reiss Gordon Henry.

Webcam image from modaliving.reachtimelapse.co.uk

 

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05 Jul 2019 - Daniel Sturley
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The Construction of 2one2 Broad Street - July 2019

The first crane for the construction of 2One2 Broad Street is being installed, won't be long before we start to see the core rise.

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The first crane for the construction of 2One2 Broad Street is being installed, won't be long before we start to see the core rise.


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24 Jun 2019 - Stephen Giles
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Exciting times at The Mercian (Moda Tower) - June 2019 update

Frenzied activity lately. The crane base has been installed behind those hoardings, and the rest of the site is extensively undergoing groundworks. Exciting times!

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Exciting times at The Mercian (Moda Tower) - June 2019 update





Frenzied activity lately. The crane base has been installed behind those hoardings, and the rest of the site is extensively undergoing groundworks. Exciting times!


Pictures by Stephen Giles

Project Overview

HEIGHT: 42 floors (132m) 
DEVELOPER: MODA Group
ARCHITECT: Glenn Howells Architects
CONTRACTOR: John Sisk and Son
USE: Residential

42 storey mixed use development, comprising of a thirty-nine storey resi building (30 studios, 163 one, 260 two & 28 three beds) constructed on top of a three-storey podium, with over 30,000 square foot of communal amenity space throughout.

Amenities will include the UK's first ever 200m running track on a habitable building, 24-hour concierge service, app controlled lifts, terraces, indoor/ outdoor cinema & dining club, offices, wellbeing zones, co-working space, gym, secure car and cycle parking & a cycle hub.

The development is being funded by a portfolio of investors, namely Apache Capital, Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, NFU Mutual and Goldman Sachs

Artists impression from Glenn Howells Architects

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The Construction of 2one2 Broad Street - June 2019

We await with anticipation for the emergence of the core for 2One2 Broad Street, lots of activity behind the hordings though.

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The Construction of 2one2 Broad Street - June 2019





We await with anticipation for the emergence of the core for 2One2 Broad Street, lots of activity behind the hordings though.


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14 Apr 2019 - Daniel Sturley
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The Construction of 2one2 Broad Street - April 2019

Construction has commenced at MODA Living's 2one2 Broad Street with the piling drills starting preparations for the foundations.

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Construction has commenced at MODA Living's 2one2 Broad Street with the piling drills starting preparations for the foundations.


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Did you know?

A 200-metre running track on a building? Pull the other one!

That's right! A 200-metre outdoor running track, the UK’s first in a residential building, is amongst the many quirky amenities planned for the 42-storey MODA Tower being built on Broad Street in Birmingham.

Stephen Giles, one of Birmingham's 'people with passion' and follower of all things construction asks: Why? 

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A 200-metre running track on a building? Pull the other one!





That's right! A 200-metre outdoor running track, the UK’s first in a residential building, is amongst the many quirky amenities planned for the 42-storey MODA Tower being built on Broad Street in Birmingham.

Stephen Giles, one of Birmingham's 'people with passion' and follower of all things construction asks: Why? 

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It’s all about moving with the times.

Nowadays, the city centre apartment experience is seen as becoming much more about lifestyle, rather than just living space.

It's now about creating a product tailored around lifestyle which in turn focuses heavily on brand and the amenities the building provides.

Moda Group, are a leading rental lifestyle brand and are behind 2one2 Broad Street. Their aim is to create an integrated, sustainable amd diverse community and revolutionise the whole living experience by making it a thoroughly enriched one for its residents.

This makes sense because people, if they can get it, want luxury, ease, comfort and convienence at their disposal.

So, developers, such as Moda, are actively promoting their healthy urban living movement as a way to entice new residents, and with a society fixated with wellness and healthy living, it certainly holds an attractive, long-term appeal for today’s fitness-mad generation.

Artist's impressions by Glenn Howells Architects

Once complete, 42-storey, ‘2one2 Broad Street’, billed as a “vertical village” will contain 481 apartments (from studios to three bedrooms) and will boast an internal environment second to none.

Residents will have access to over 30,000 square foot of communal space in which to socialise and unwind, with 24-hour concierge service, terraces, gym, cycle hub, outdoor BBQ & cinema space, a dining club plus health and wellness zones, where support services are readily available for residents’ physical and emotional wellbeing.

Then there's a 200-metre outdoor running track on the roof of the podium – a UK first in a residential building, and one that should go down a storm with today’s fitness fantatics - all without having to leave the complex.

Artist's impressions by Glenn Howell's Architects

Providing high quality housing with well-designed amenity spaces, from workspace to personal wellbeing, complete with a mix of community and top-notch service certainly offers wide appeal for people seeking a new place to live.

The bar is certainly being raised higher in Birmingham and its residents will soon reap the rewards.

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