News release

Birmingham City Council launches sale of Brasshouse Centre

JLL has been appointed to dispose of the Brasshouse Centre in Birmingham

May 28, 2021

Birmingham City Council has instructed JLL on the sale of the Brasshouse Centre at 50 Sheepcote Street. The former language centre which is located to the west of Birmingham City Centre is currently occupied by Guardians. 

The 0.68 acre development opportunity is situated within one of Birmingham City Centre’s most exciting regeneration areas, Broad Street. Within easy walking distance to Birmingham’s leading leisure, retail, and commercial hubs, the Brasshouse Centre offers an opportunity to deliver an iconic building. The council would consider a range of uses. Residential developers will be expecting to deliver 200 – 300 units 

William Cox, residential director at JLL in Birmingham, said: “This prime city centre development opportunity should appeal to a number of parties seeking to deliver a high-density new development. The connectivity and proximity to the city’s transport hubs and wide range of close-by amenities will ensure that this vibrant area of Birmingham continues to grow. This a great chance be part of that success and contribute to growth of the city centre.”

About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.6 billion in 2020, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 91,000 as of March 31, 2021. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit