Fortwell agrees £31m for High Street Group Birmingham resi

Fortwell Capital has completed a £31.1m development loan to The High Street Group for the construction of Westminster Works in central Birmingham. The scheme comprises 220 homes for private sale on the edge of the Southern Gateway regeneration zone in Digbeth, walking distance from the proposed HS2 station at Curzon Street. Planning permission is in place and completion of the eight-storey scheme is expected in Q2 2021. Arthur Jennings, managing director at Fortwell Capital, said: “Birmingham is an established investment destination, and Westminster Works will capitalise on the growing demand for high-quality residential space in the city.” Gary Forrest, chairman