First look at 2022 athletes village for 2022 Commonwealth Games

Credit: Birmingham2022

New images have revealed what the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Village could look like once completed.

The 24-hectare site, which is close to the Perry Barr greyhound stadium and the One Stop Shopping Centre, will house around 6,500 athletes in around 1,000 homes.

The site is the current location of the old University of Central England (UCE) and Birmingham City University (BCU) campus.

The village will be made up of a mix of one and two-bed apartments as well as three and four-bed town houses.

Developers plan to build a further 2,000 properties in the village once the games come to an end.

Cllr Jon Hunt, local councillor for the Perry Barr ward and Liberal Democrat group leader on Birmingham City Council, said: