Ten years of from acquiring Merry Hill from Chelsield, Westfield have sold their interest on to Intu. The centre will now be rebranded as Intu Merry Hill. It remains to be seen how this will impact on the regeneration plans for the area.
CBEEBIES TV presenter Justin Fletcher – aka Mr Tumble – brought smiles to young shoppers when he stopped off at Merry Hill yesterday (Wednesday March 7).
ZIPPO’S Circus has rolled up at Merry Hill for the first-time ever and shows in the Big Top kick off today (Thursday March 8).
Fashionistas flock to Merry Hill’s celeb-inspired catwalk shows Hundreds of shoppers gathered to watch celebrity inspired models take to the catwalk in a feast of fashion shows at Merry Hill this past weekend. The Faces of Fashion shows were part of a two-day style extravaganza held at the shopping mall on Saturday March 26 and Sunday […]
A £100million project to launch a tram-train line taking commuters across the Black Country will be in place by 2014 if plans unveiled in detail today are approved. The move is expected to create hundreds of jobs. Hybrid tram-trains, capable of travelling along both light and heavy rail tracks, would run along a defunct freight […]
The report of the planning inspector, Vincent Maher, has been published and is overwhelmingly supportive of the Brierley Hill Area Action Plan, but deletes references to ‘strategic wildlife corridors’ to replace them with ‘wildlife corridors’ in order to make the policy easier to understand and adds in a paragraph that developers must take account of the […]
Brierley Hill Area Action Plan – a key planning document which will guide future developments in the area – is reaching its final run in to adoption following an ‘Examination in Public’ held at Dudley Council House in December. Planners are now looking to formally adopt the plan this summer. The proposed plan which will […]
As one of the key regeneration areas in the West Midlands Brierley Hill is expected to provide over 3,000 new homes, an increase in shopping facilites and 250 thousand square metres of new offices. Transport improvements are also planned. Already new buildings have been constructed: the £25 million new Health and Social Care Centre, the […]
On 2nd September Brierley Hill Town Centre Partnership received a presentation on how the drawing up of new guidelines for Brierley Hill. View the presentation below. If you want to take part in the consultation they you can do so by going to the website: http://www.dudley.gov.uk/environment–planning/planning/local-development-framework/bhill-urb-des Power Point Presentation – 021092010
How should buildings in the new Brierley Hill look? How can design influence the ‘feel’ and viability of a town centre? Can crime be designed out? Brierley Hill Civic Society will be having a presentation from Dudley Council on these matters on Monday 19th July at 5.30pm at St Michael’s, Brierley Hill. If you are […]