• Helen Winkler

Joint News from Birmingham and Sandwell

Birmingham City Council and Sandwell Council Cabinets have just approved the ‘Smethwick to Birmingham Corridor Framework’. Birmingham City Council are adopting the Framework as a Supplementary Planning Document. The Development Framework covers the corridor of the Birmingham Canal Navigations Main Line Canal and Dudley Road/Soho Way between Ladywood and Smethwick Galton Bridge Station. It outlines a vision and guiding principles for the area, sets out a transport strategy and development principles for the main development sites. The Grove Lane Masterplan, also approved by each Councils, provides a more detailed plan for the redevelopment of the area around the new Midland Metropolitan University Hospital.


Links to both documents can be found here - Smethwick to Birmingham Corridor Framework Document and Grove Lane Masterplan




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