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Birmingham's tallest residential tower, The Mercian

24 / 02 / 2021

Moda, The Mercian... 42 storeys. 481 homes. A rooftop running track. A new neighbourhood in the sky. Topping out with a difference.


**Topping out with a difference **

In true [Moda Living ( style we didn't press pause - nothing was going to stop us from celebrating once we reached 42 storeys in Birmingham!

We just did it a little differently, but still with a hard hat...

The Moda and Sisk team grabbed their hard hats and we 'virtually' passed it on all the way from our HQ in Harrogate to the official topping out at Moda, The Mercian, where the final pour took place.

Sound on and watch the hat throwing skills in our own 'Pass it On' challenge. Guaranteed to make you smile...

Wine, salt, oil, corn and yew-tree sprigs

Ready for a history lesson?

Topping out marks the structural completion of a building.

These five ceremonial mementos were used historically to mark the topping out of a development as a way to ward off any evil spirits “trapped” in the building when the envelope was sealed.

They are said to bring prosperity and good fortune to the building and its residents. pass the wine please

**A neighbourhood in the sky **

We’re ready for you Broad Street. Located on the former site of the celebrated nightclub – ‘The Click Club at Burberries’.

Moda, The Mercian has grown and risen changing Birmingham’s skyline. The tallest residential tower in the city!

A building of the future with a 200m podium open-air running track on the roof. With a focus on fitness and musical heritage, we're pushing the boundaries of city living.

Designed by Birmingham-based Glenn Howells Architects. 481 homes with Moda everything… quality, service, amenities especially that all important WFH space. ⠀⠀

The Brum boss man

Andy Street, the Mayor of the West Midlands and chair of the WMCA, said...

"The Mercian will not only transform living and renting in our city when it opens, but it has also played a huge part in training the region’s next generation of construction workers through the on-site training hub. We know the coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on our region, and training people in the skills needed for the jobs of the future is vital to our economic recovery. Being able to use such a big development to provide free training to local people is a reflection of the great teams behind The Mercian and the impact it will have on our city once the doors are open. I’m looking forward to seeing what else Moda and Sisk bring to our region in future years.”

A dream team, hey Andy? wink

The Moda boss man

Tony Brooks, Moda MD...

“Marking this milestone at The Mercian is testament to the fantastic teams that are part of the DNA at Moda and Sisk, who have worked tirelessly, and always with our workers safety at the forefront to keep the site open and on track, even during uncertain times. It’s been exciting to see the building take shape and become a landmark on Birmingham’s skyline. It reflects the ambition and resilience we have come to expect from the people of this city, and we can’t wait to open the doors to Birmingham’s first Next Generation Neighbourhood.”

Birmingham, the only city in the UK to host two of Moda’s ‘Next Generation Neighbourhoods’! Great Charles Street in The Jewellery Quarter.

Nightlife on your doorstep, next generation living for the taking. A new neighbourhood.

Moda, The Mercian opening 2022...