Regeneration specialist St. Modwen Properties will be giving a guided tour of its long-running project to build a new Longbridge.

The Birmingham-based company first acquired land in the south Birmingham town in 2001 when it bought 57 acres which was followed by two more, much larger land purchases in 2003 and 2004.

It has already completed Longbridge Technology Park and Bournville College among other schemes and is set to deliver a new Marks & Spencer store in the revamped town centre as part of a £1 billion regeneration of 468 acres.

The tour is being organised by networking group BPS Birmingham Future and is being led by St. Modwen's senior surveyor Mike Murray who has overseen the Longbridge project since 2003.

He said: "This will be a great opportunity to see how St. Modwen and its partners have brought a far-sighted vision to reality.

"This enormous site has changed beyond recognition and, with many years of development still to come, is set to evolve even further."

The event takes place on August 5 and coach transport to and from the event will be provided, leaving at 6pm.

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