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HS2 could be disastrous for Balsall Common

  Up to a decade of heavy traffic and dust pollution will be the result of theĀ greenfield construction around Balsall Common of the multi billion poundsĀ London-Birmingham High Speed Rail link HS2. Because of the planned viaduct instead of a tunnel, HS2 could make the village a less desirable place to live and may alter its […]

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HS2 route through Berkswell & Balsall could be safeguarded before week’s out

The London to Birmingham route-section for HS2 could be ‘safeguarded’ by the end of this week, a significant step among many, given that such a move would prevent any other forms of development work which might interfere with the planned route. This would also trigger the the Statutory Blight process for affected domestic and commercial […]

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Solihull Borough Council HS2 working party meeting

The next meeting of the SMBC HS2 Working Party takes place on Tuesday 25th June at the Civic Suite in Solihull on Tuesday 25th June 2013. Representations from members of the public affected by HS2 can only be made by those who have registered to speak beforehand.   Anyone wishing to register should email Roy […]