Consultation deadline looms on development plans for Balsall Common

The deadline for response to the public consultation on proposals for new housing developments across three site in Balsall Common is tomorrow (Monday 5th March). The plans for new homes on two sites on Kenilworth Road and another at Riddings Hill, are being consulted by Solihull Council under the Local Development Framework scheme. Resdients on […]

Stunning views of Chattaways ruins to remain in Balsall Common?

The incredible views in the centre of Balsall Common where Chattaways and other commercial premises were demolished to make way for a Sainsburys could remain a tourist attraction for some time to come.   The developers responsible for the project were placed into receivership by their bankers after getting caught up in a spiral of […]

Plans for traveller site in Balsall Common kicked out by Solihull Council

Solihull Council officials rejected plans for a permanent travellers site on land between Waste Lane and Old Waste Lane in Balsall Common. ┬áThe decision not to allow development on green belt land was taken at the recent Cabinet Meeting.   Campaign group RAID (Residents Against Inappropriate Development), originally created to fight against traveller occupation of […]