Southside BID, Birmingham City Council and West Midlands Police are conducting a trial of a partial lane closure of Ladywell Walk in the Night Time Economy to measure its’ impact on crime and perceptions of safety.

The trial will commence at midnight on Sat 28th/Sun 1st March and end at 4am on Sunday 1st March.  The Black Cab rank will continue as normal outside the Hippodrome and a separate area outside China Court Restaurant will be available for pre booked cabs to pick up and drop off.  This area will be stewarded and tightly controlled by Southside Taxi marshalls.

There will be no blockage of business frontages to pedestrians and all movement of customers and staff that night will be unimpeded by this initiative.

In order to answer any questions you may have about this trial, Southside BID Manager Julia Chance will be available from midday Friday 20th – 2pm same day in the IBIS foyer to answer any questions you may have.  If you can’t make Friday 20th.  Email for an appointment.

Click here to download the traffic management plan. 17255 Ladywell Walk Lane closure (1)