Solihull Council unveils designs for its Low Carbon Energy Centre

:Solihull Council is sharing design concepts for a new Energy Centre to be sited next to Tudor Grange Leisure Centre. The Energy Centre will be the beating heart of a planned network which will generate and deliver affordable low carbon heat and power to Solihull town centre buildings. The energy centre will provide a range … More Solihull Council unveils designs for its Low Carbon Energy Centre


Solihull Council has published a new prospectus outlining our ambitious Town Centre Masterplan to unlock the future growth potential of Solihull. The refreshed masterplan was adopted in November, providing a framework for continued investment and development in Solihull town centre over the next fifteen years.  Delivery of this bold new masterplan in full could see … More SOLIHULL TOWN CENTRE MASTER PLAN

LED STREET LIGHTS – Environmental and Financial Impact in Solihull

Nearly 23,00 units on the boroughs highway network have been converted to LED technology since 2014/15 leading to a reduction in energy usage of nearly 50% and reduction in associated carbon emissions by over 75%.  The above stats are incredible and shows that Solihull Council is taking a national lead in the replacement of LED … More LED STREET LIGHTS – Environmental and Financial Impact in Solihull


I thought it might be useful to update followers on the status of the two applications. To remind you, Application PL/2015/51409/PPOL relates to the application nearer to junction 5 of the M42 whilst, Application PL/2016/02754/MAJFOT is a proposed site near to Junction 4 of the M2. You can get full details and access to hundreds of … More MOTORWAY SERVICE STATION APPLICATIONS- Update


You may have picked up from news reports that development of what we now know is ‘Arden Cross’ is moving forward. This is the triangle site between the NEC, A45 dual carriageway and the proposed HS2 Interchange Station. Essentially there are two projects (as well as HS2) moving this forward; Arden Cross and UK Central/Urban … More INVESTMENT IN SOLIHULL


A planning application has been submitted by Solihull Blossomfield Cricket Club to establish a six wicket cricket pitch on existing parkland at Hillfield Local Nature Reserve. Documents submitted to the planning department include the following: PL_2020_00255_COU-SUPPORT_DOCUMENT-1200113   PL_2020_00255_COU-APPLICATION_FORM-1200576 PL_2020_00255_COU-LETTER-1200579 PL_2020_00255_COU-LOCATION_PLAN-1200110 There are a few aspects to this application: the establishing of new sporting facilities for community … More HILLFIELD LOCAL NATURE RESERVE – Cricket Pitch?