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City’s expansion

Posted on August 22 2011 at 3:40:48

So, Birmingham is building a “town centre” on the Bromsgrove border. That, and they are building, I believe, 1,400 homes – most, if not all, of which will be inside the Bromsgrove boundary and yet count against Birmingham’s housing targets.

How precisely can that happen? It makes a mockery of the housing targets imposed upon Bromsgrove by central government.
It is a massive expansion of Birmingham inside our boundaries.

We may not be able to stop the building, but maybe our councillors and MP can re-allocate the targets so that future developments in Bromsgrove can be reduced by the same amount?

Geoff Miller, Marlbrook


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