FLOOD REPORT

A Happy New Year to all and apologies for the lack of posts in the latter part of 2019. It wasn’t for the lack of interest or any useful stories, its just been so hectic. Anyway, I thought I should start 2020 with a report that is coming to my Environment and Highways Cabinet Decision … More FLOOD REPORT

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

LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN – PRESENTING PETITIONS

This week I presented two large petitions to the senior officer at Solihull Council leading the production of the boroughs Local Development Plan Review. The petitions were in respect of Allocations 4 and 12 (further information about these sites can be found via links shown below). Both petitions had the support of over 1000 people. What Happens Next? … More LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN – PRESENTING PETITIONS

Tidbury Green Farm – Planning application

The application is for the original farm house and barns and application reference refers: PL/2019/00039/PPFL | Change of use of the existing farmhouse, associated buildings and land from residential use (use class C3) to a pub/restaurant (use class A3/A4) with ancillary manager’s accommodation, and construction of extensions and associated works, including: formation of access and … More Tidbury Green Farm – Planning application

DICKENS HEATH TRAFFIC

By monitoring comments on the local Facebook group, as well as speaking to residents, the issue of traffic congestion was one I needed to have a good look at. I therefore got out of bed a bit earlier than usual and made my way to Dickens Heath one morning before Christmas. The photographs taken show … More DICKENS HEATH TRAFFIC

Stratford Rd/Creynolds Lane junction

The junction was changed to create a ‘Right Turn’ from Creynolds Lane onto Stratford Rd (towards the M42). This is effectively a reinstatement of a right turn that was originally in place before the development of Monkspath/Hillfield and Tesco’s super store. The junction works came about because of the development on Blythe Valley Park (BVP) … More Stratford Rd/Creynolds Lane junction