ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING POINT INSTALATIONS in Solihull

The borough is moving at pace and officers are currently managing two projects to increase the number of EV charging points in the borough, targeting 23 identified sites by summer this year. Tranche 1 sites: The pdf document posted provides the detail in respect of sites identified and funding streams. It also indicates the following … More ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING POINT INSTALATIONS in Solihull

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

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

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

Motorway Service Area – Junction 4

Further to my previous post relating to this (https://cllrkenhawkins.co.uk/2018/10/27/motorway-service-area/ ) many followers will know I submitted a petition to Solihull Council of over 1000 people who objected to the plans for a motorway service area near junction 4 of the M42 at Monkspath. Next Wednesday, 27 March 2017 was a date set some time ago … More Motorway Service Area – Junction 4

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