Expressions of Interest Requested








Chelmund’s Space is a council owned asset set within a £9m new-build, multi-functional building within the Chelmund’s Cross Village Centre.

This building will house Bishop Wilson School, St Andrews Church, Excellence in the Community Centre, Healthcare offices and Chelmund’s Space.

The purpose of Chelmund’s Space is to provide a self-contained facility which can be used to benefit the local community. The benefit can be social or economic; or even both. Initial enquires have been made by social enterprise organisations.

Solihull Council are inviting expressions of interest from organisations who wish to utilise the Chelmund’s Space and can demonstrate that their activities are financially sustainable, ethical and in keeping with the surrounding users of the new Chelmund’s Cross Village Centre.

The Physical Space 85sq meters Unfurnished No other fixtures and fittings Access controlled Separate WC facilities Tile floor area Small area with plumbing – potential kitchen use Own metering for measuring electricity / water use Glass / transparent walls / good natural light Shared lobby Adjoining doors to church


  • Deadline for Expressions of Interest – 27th July 2013 Discussion with Council Officer – w/c 29th July 2013
  • Invitation to present and provide business plan will be sent by 5th August 2013
  • Final decision 30th September 2013, subject to suitable user being identified.


Chet Parmar – Stewardship Officer
Economic Development & Regeneration
Places Directorate
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
Telephone: 0121 704 6894

More information

Call for Expression of Interest Chemund’s Space

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