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B5 Central

Sherlock Street, Highgate, B5 7LG

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Calling all Investors!

If you're looking to invest, you could be saving £'s on your Investor Stamp Duty fees. Offers included with selected apartments - call now to find out more.

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B5 Central is located right in the heart of the rapidly changing city of Birmingham. With the highest capital growth in the UK, along with the greatest number of business start-ups outside of London, it's a smart place to live, work and invest.

Our luxury new apartments are an ideal choice for investors and first time buyers, with a low service charge, zero ground rent and a long 999-year lease. 

  • Lower service charges
  • Free furniture pack included with selected apartments
  • Help to Buy available for First Time Buyers
  • Find out how you could move with just a 5% deposit
  • Built by our award-winning Site Manager
  • Just a short walk to New Street and The Bullring.
  • Commuter links to A38 and M6
  • Birmingham Airport just 10 minutes by train
Images include optional upgrades at additional cost

Our Sales Office opening hours are... Open daily from 10am - 5.30pm (Monday - 12.30pm - 5.30pm)

Events and offers

5 Star Homebuilder for 12 years running

90% customer recommended

We are thrilled to announce that once again we've been awarded a 5 Star customer satisfaction rating by the Home Builders Federation. 

It means that over 90% of our customers would recommend us to their friends and family.

What's more, it makes us the UK's most recommended housebuilder for the 12th consecutive year. 

Calling all First Time Buyers

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B5 Central is smart place to buy your first home...here are a few reasons why:

  • With Help to Buy, you can move to your first home with just a 5% deposit (available on homes up to £255,600)
  • Why rent when you can buy? Your mortgage could actually be cheaper than your rental costs
  • You only need to bring your toothbrush - free furniture pack included with selected apartments
  • Enjoy zero ground rent and low service charges
  • We have apartments ready to move into now so you can enjoy city centre living this summer

So why wait? Come and take a tour of your dream home and choose your favourite today!

Call 0844 811 9988 to register your interest.

Ian's done it again!


We're extremely proud to announce that once again our Senior Site Manager, Ian has scooped the prestigious NHBC 2020 Pride in the Job Award as a Seal of Excellence Award Winner.

Pride in the Job is the most highly regarded competition in the construction industry and the one we all want to win!. Dedicated to recognising Site Managers who achieve the highest standards in quality home-building, industry experts judged the hard work of over 16,000 Site Managers across the country. And this year, we’ve won 92 NHBC Pride in the Job Awards, for the 16th year in a row.

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We are the only major national housebuilder to be awarded this key industry award 11 years in a row. “We” refers to the Barratt Developments PLC group brands including Barratt London, Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes. Based on HBF star rating scheme from 2010 to 2020 derived from the NHBC national new homes survey at eight weeks (https://www.hbf.co.uk/policy/policy-and-wider-work-program/customer-satisfaction-survey/#tab-downloads), over 90% of Barratt Developments PLC group customer would recommend our brands to a friend. Barratt Development brands include Barratt London, Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes.

Looking to invest in the City Centre?

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Birmingham has been chosen as one of the best places to live in the world* making it the ideal choice to invest in your future.

It's easy to see why!

  • It's part of a thriving multi-cultural community with some of the best places to eat, drink and socialise
  • Connectivity across Birmingham, the wider Midlands and the UK is made easy with train links from Grand Central and Snow Hill linking Birmingham with Manchester and the North and London and the South

You can benefit from ZERO ground rent and lower services charges, good rental yields and you don't need am EWS1 Certificate.

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*Based on the Mercer Annual Worldwide Quality of Living Report.

Site and location

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About the area

A fantastic location

With limited new homes being built in the heart of Birmingham, this is a unique opportunity to enjoy the convenience of city living. Walk less than 20 minutes and you'll find yourself at the Bullring or the Mailbox, where the choice of shops, bars and restaurants is endless.

For an easy commute, New Street Station is just a mile away and Spaghetti Junction is less than a 10 minute drive. Everything you need is right on your doorstep.

Essentials on your doorstep

Perfectly placed to benefit from city centre living, you'll find everything you need within a 20 minute walk:

  • The Mailbox, Selfridges and the Bullring are great for shopping
  • Grab a bite to eat at Dishoom, Five Guys or Yo Sushi before catching your train at Grand Central
  • Try out an Escape Room, get a hole in one at Ghetto Golf or head to the eclectic Custard Factory for live music and street food
  • Enjoy peace and quiet at Cannon Hill Park, a popular choice for families
  • Pick up your food shop on the way home from Tesco, Sainsbury's or Waitrose

Efficient, modern design

A rich and diverse selection of homes will be available at B5 Central, a quiet retreat at the edge of Birmingham city centre.

You'll see our homes have been designed to reduce energy use and save you money with features such as:

  • Enhanced insulation to retain heat and reduce noise
  • Argon gas-filled double glazing to minimise heat loss
  • Optimum efficiency-rated boilers available
  • Water saving taps, showers and toilets

Simple and modern designs with flexible storage solutions make B5 Central a great place to live for many years to come.


Please note that all images are for illustrative purposes only. Final elevations of the property purchased may differ from those shown. Images include optional upgrades at additional cost. Please see our Image Disclaimer for further details.

Super fast broadband is available on selected plots only. Broadband speeds may vary, which may be affected by various factors including distance from the exchange, time of day and internal home wiring. Actual installation time will be dependent on the broadband provider.

Square footage is the total internal floor area of the home, measured from the internal face of blockwork, excluding the garage (if applicable) and any area with less than 1.5m clear headroom under sloping ceilings. The area taken by stairs is included in both floors that the flight serves.

Gross annual projected rental yield figures are based on the projected yields of at least two independent valuations supplied. Figures do not represent guaranteed rental return and are based on the property being continually rented.

'5 Star Housebuilder' awarded to Barratt Developments Plc Group brands.

Following withdrawal or termination of any offer, we reserve the right to extend, reintroduce or amend any such offer as we see fit at any time.