Unite The Union – Birmingham

Project tile: UNITE the Union, Hotel, Conference & Education Centre, and Regional Offices.
Location: Aston Science Park, Holt Court, Birmingham. B7 4AX
Client: Unite the Union, 10 Queen Street Place, London. EC4R 1BE


The Unite Birmingham project is an exciting development commissioned by Unite, the Union that comprises; a 195 bedroom Marriott / A Loft branded Hotel, a Conference / Education Centre with the capacity for 850+ delegates, and Regional Offices for Unite the Union’s West Midlands team. The development also includes the refurbishment of the Black Horse public house that is a locally listed pub within the development area.

Commencement of works: 22/8/16

Contract commencement date: 22/8/17

Completion date: 31/3/20


The Flanagan Group has worked in close partnership with Unite the Union to deliver the Union’s strategic objectives to renew and develop its property portfolio to serve its membership and staff.

The Flanagan Group embraces and shares the values of Unite the Union in its undertakings, and is proud to have delivered projects through the UK on the Union’s behalf.

The Flanagan Group has been involved in the Unite, Birmingham Project from its inception.

We demolished the existing properties and cleared the site. Thereafter, we managed the site investigation, and enabling works to facilitate the development.

We have worked closely with the Contract Administrator (Purple Apple), and design team (Consarc, Curtins, and MES), end users, and Birmingham City Council in the delivery of the project.

The project is currently on programme for completion at the end of March, 2020.