Birmingham ranks highest for empty properties: Glide

Published: 12 February 2020

Mortgage Strategy reports “Birmingham recorded the greatest number of empty properties across the UK, as of September 2019, according to UK fibre broadband specialist, Glide. Data collected by the company shows that there were 617,527 empty buildings across the UK. Empty business units accounted for 172,217, while the remainder were residential dwellings.

In Birmingham there were 8,086 empty residential properties and 7,622 empty commercial properties, equating to a total of 15,708. Liverpool followed, with 11,073 empty residential properties, the largest number across the UK, and 4,266 unoccupied commercial properties, totalling 15,339.” Read more