MSA – An update

Just a few lines to comment that the Motorway Service saga rolls on. Highways England have an important say on the applications (one between junction 5/6 on the M42 and one near Monkspath at junction 4). The latest report from Highways England can be read here: pl_2016_02754_majfot-highway_england_-_holding_direction-1131378.pdf The concluding paragraphs are though presented below. Therefore, … More MSA – An update

AWARDS FOR SOLIHULL

One of the joys of being Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways is that I get to join our brilliant officers at award celebrations and similar events. Solihull’s ‘Love Solihull’ team is not a large team but the amount of work and quality the deliver is enormous and their hard work, together with partners they … More AWARDS FOR SOLIHULL

Motorway Service Area – problems for applicant

Please see the snapshot of a five page letter sent to Solihull Planners by Highways England. It is clear Highways England still have problems with the application near Junction 4 and they have asked that the council do not consider the application for another month from the date of the letter. I doubt very much … More Motorway Service Area – problems for applicant

Solihull Water

I have received this message from Severn Trent about our water supply. Improving Solihull’s water supply  – Update  We wanted to provide a quick update on our progress with creating a new water supply source for Birmingham and Solihull.  This new source will be used for short periods each year whilst we carry out repairs … More Solihull Water