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Minutes of the May meeting of Brierley Hill Civic Society

May’s meeting of the Civic Society had updates on Brierley Hill in Bloom and the Christmas Festival; established some targets to make a difference in the town centre and discussed planning applications in the area.

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The exciting new vision for Brierley Hill…from 1944!

In 1944 Brierley Hill UDC published its ‘master plan’ for the future of the town. It gave the first recorded mention of the ‘new’ road for Brierley Hill – opened 64 years later as Venture Way, set out plans for new homes and a new Civic Centre. One has to wonder how influential the plan was in the development of the area, but followers of the current Brierley Hill Area Action Plan might feel that the picture of the plan does look strangely familiar!

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The Parry People Mover

John Parry to speak at Brierley Hill Civic Society, Monday 5.30pm, St Michael’s

Transport visionary John Parry will be the Civic Society’s main speaker at its open meeting on Monday 19th March 2012, at St Michael’s Church, Bell Street South Brierley Hill. The meeting will start at 5.30pm and all Brierley Hill residents are welcome to attend. The Parry People Mover is an energy efficient tram-type vehicle which […]

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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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Regeneration plans move step closer as Joint Core Strategy examination concludes

The implementation of regeneration plans in Brierley Hill and the Black Country moved a step closer with the ‘Joint Core Strategy’ examination in public by planning inspectors in July. The Joint Core Strategy is a key plan which sets out how the Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton councils plan to work together to regeneration the […]

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What do you think the new Brierley Hill should look like?

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 […]

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