Planning Application – land at Dickens Heath Road/Cleobury Lane

Planning application 2014/1032  20141032 – Report by the Head of Development Management     was approved by Solihull’s Planning Committee when it met on 6 August. The application, made by Catesby Estates, sought permission for:  Outline planning application for the demolition of all existing buildings and structures and the development of up to 130 dwellings (use class c3), … More Planning Application – land at Dickens Heath Road/Cleobury Lane


Readers may wish to look at the post of Jul12 last ( for full details of the application by the golf club to establish a driving range, golf academy and build 57 new homes on green belt land. I have taken possession of a 166 named petition from local residents who object to the planning … More PLANNING APPLICATION – Shirley Golf Club

Traveller Sites –Information respecting Blythe ward

Solihull Council has, by law, to address allocations of Gypsy & Travellers sites. A lengthy consultation has been undertaken, especially with Parish Councils, and the (Draft) ‘Gypsy and Traveller Site Allocations – Development Plan Document’ was published in April this year. This has relevance to Blythe Ward because of Gypsy/Traveller sites, whether authorised or not, … More Traveller Sites –Information respecting Blythe ward


Most residents of Tidbury Green will have received a leaflet from agents acting for developers, who propose to build 185 homes on ‘Land off Fulford hall Road’, otherwise known as Tidbury Green Farm. For those who have not received the leaflet I have downloaded a copy here: Tidbury Green Final Consultation Leaflet (LR) In addition … More TIDBURY GREEN FARM

Golf Academy and Residential Development?

Planning application 2011/403 relates to an application by Shirley Golf Club to develop a golf academy, road access and residential development. The detailed application can be found via: I have written to several residents in Creynolds Lane seeking their views about the application. I have concerns about more building in greenbelt land, especially that … More Golf Academy and Residential Development?

Welham Croft Planning Application – Appeal by developers is successful

I received notification from the Planning Inspectorate that the appeal against the Council’s refusal has been won by the developers Cameron Homes. The decision report is attached, as is the original report that went before SMBC’s Planning Committee. I am really gutted and have made my feelings quite clear to the local newspapers, who I … More Welham Croft Planning Application – Appeal by developers is successful