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Russells Hall parking: new controls to ease problems for residents

From Brierley Hill Area Committee: Concerns have been raised about the amount of both patients and hospital staff members choosing to park on the carriageway and footway in streets around Russells Hall Hospital. This parking obstructs the movement of both motorists and pedestrians, and prevents vehicle access to driveways. It also causes great difficulties for […]

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Planning inspector’s report on Brierley Hill published

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 […]

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Car Parking update: Bell Street and High Street

The February meeting of the Brierley Hill Town Centre Partnership received an update on parking issues in the town centre. Concern had been expressed that parking on both sides of Bell Street South was making the road difficult to navigate.  Engineers from the council pointed out that parking limits had been planned for the street […]

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Area Action Plan nearing completion

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 […]

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Community Forum open meeting discusses car parking and transport

Tuesday saw local residents being given their chance to have a say on parking issues in Brierley Hill town centre when the Community Forum’s open meeting met at Bank Street Methodist Church.  Those attending the meeting heard that the introduction of car park charging at Merry Hill was, for legal reasons, some time off.  But […]

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Brierley Hill Community Forum – next Tuesday, 9th February 4.30pm

The starting time of next meeting of Brierley Hill Community Forum has been brought forward to 4.30 pm to accommodate visiting speakers. The main item of businesss on the agenda is car parking in the area.  Dudley’s engineer with responsibility for car parking, Martyn Holloway, will be in attendace to listen to residents concerns.

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Car Parking Update

Car parking charges will have to be introduced at Merry Hill before any further retail developments can take place there.  This is an unavoidable planning condition resulting from the West Midlands Regional Spatial Strategy – the key planning document against which local plans and development proposals are tested.  Suggestions that Westfield, the managers of Merry […]

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