Written By The City of Wolverhampton Council Leader, Councillor Ian Brookfield.
As City of Wolverhampton Council Leader I am hugely excited about the way the city is being transformed by £4.4 billion of investment on site or in the pipeline. It’s making a real difference to businesses, residents and visitors.
The railway station symbolises the changes afoot with the old station building making way for a state-of-the-art facility as part of a £150 million Interchange scheme creating a first-class gateway to the city.
Phase one of the new station is already open to the public and once the second phase is completed in early 2021, final works will begin to connect the station to a new Metro extension, creating a fully integrated transport hub with the adjacent bus station.
The Interchange will also benefit the neighbouring commercial district. The office space in the award-winning i10 building is fully let and, on the opposite side of the road, the eye-c...