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Friarsgate development plans

Friarsgate plans

Development Securities

We are working with Development Securities to deliver a new £100 million shopping and leisure complex, Friarsgate, in Lichfield City centre.

The vision is to revitalise the Birmingham Road area in a way that will link in with and complement the rest of the city centre.

The scheme is mixed use, featuring retail, food, a cinema, homes, a new bus station and car park in a contemporary design, which is sensitive to the historic character of Lichfield, and its current retail offering. The development will also extend the city centre and provide routes through to the bus and rail stations, as well as a link into Three Spires Shopping Centre.

New plans for 2015

The plans have been redesigned to ensure they are more in line with current market needs. The revised plans will be presented to our Planning Committee in early 2016. The plans will be on display in July 2015 Find out more.

In January 2015 the Friarsgate scheme was awarded £2.66m by the Regional Growth Fund to develop the bus station and transport elements of the scheme. Find out more.

Find out more information in the links below, or email