Several local residents have been in contact with me concerning the proposed development of the green open space off Moor Lane, opposite Rowley Crematorium.
Last year Sandwell Council agreed to look into building on this open space, and in February this year have approved a report which allows them to try to fund the development. As of yet, no formal planning application has been submitted.
As far as I know, no public consultation has taken place, and those who live closest to or use the green open space have not been asked their views. That’s why, as your local MP and working with local campaigners Bob Dunn and Satpal Singh, I want to make sure you have your say on this important local development.
The scheme which the Council are hoping to do will include building on over 9000 square metres of the green open space, and building a block of 90 properties with communal facilities. The intention is for this to be for elderly people.
Many local people are concerned about the loss of green open space, which local residents use for leisure activities. Please fill in this quick survey about the proposals, and let us know what you think.