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Carters Green Public Realm Improvements Summer 2019

The council is proposing improvements to the public realm in Carters Green, West Bromwich, to include highways improvements, pedestrian safety improvements and increased parking provision.

An opportunity exists to transform the Carters Green centre that will significantly enhance the environment and public spaces.

This will improve the areas image, making the area more user friendly and thus have a positive impact on local businesses and retailers.

By introducing road alignment changes, better use can be made of the public space, creating an events area and increased on street parking.

Improving the location of crossing points and reducing crossing distances will have safety benefits and will tackle highway congestion issues coming into the centre.

New paving, trees and street furniture will improve the attractiveness of the centre, increasing dwell times of pedestrians and Carters Green's popularity as a destination.

Consultation will be undertaken on this proposed development from Monday 5 November to Friday 30 November 2018 and comments will be welcomed.

Copies of the proposed development plan will be available for public inspection during normal office hours at Planning Reception, Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street, Oldbury, B69 3DE

An information display and copies of information leaflets will also be available during normal office hours at YMCA, 38 Carters Green, West Bromwich, B70 9LG

If you wish to make any comments, you may do so by emailing them to Ldf_planning@sandwell.gov.uk or by downloading a representation form and sending them by post to;

Regeneration and Growth
Sandwell Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
Oldbury
B69 3DE

Comments should reach the council by 5pm on Friday 30 November 2018.

Officers of the council will be present to answer questions and take comments during a public consultation at YMCA, 38 Carters Green, West Bromwich, B70 9LG:
Monday 19 November: 10am - 1pm
Wednesday 21 November: 1pm - 4pm

Plan showing public realm proposals

Consultation Leaflet

Representation Form

For further information please contact Ldf_planning@sandwell.gov.uk or call 0121 569 4055.

The information provided will only be used for the purposes of registering your comments regarding the public realm improvements to Carters Green. It will not be passed on to any third party or be used for any other purpose. The details provided will be removed once the plan has been through the relative process and a decision made. Alternatively, you may contact us at ldf_planning @sandwell.gov.uk and request your details be removed.