Work is now underway to build 106 new homes on a former school site in North Solihull. Digby Court will be built on the grounds of the former Bishop Wilson School in Pike Drive following the school's move to new premises in nearby Chelmund's Cross.
The North Solihull Partnership is advising local people that Solihull Council is consulting on its proposal to dispose of a remaining 0. 5 hectare area of land that had been used as a sports pitch at the former Bishop Wilson Church of England primary school site.
Bellway Homes are about to start work on building a mix of 40 one and two bedroom apartments on land off Fillingham Close in Chelmsley Wood. The apartments will be particularly targeted for older residents who wish to downsize and will be available for rent through Optima Community Housing.
Congratulations to the team at Olive Branch Kitchen who have been awarded a business grant of £2,000 to help with the start-up costs of their new social enterprise cafe based at Three Trees Community Centre, Chelmund's Cross Village Centre, North Solihull.
Works on the new pedestrian crossing at Chelmund's Cross are now complete and the crossing is fully operational. The underpass is now permanently closed to the public. .
Bellway plans to start work on 40 one and two-bedroom apartments in Fillingham Close, Chelmund's Cross, in May and the first tenants could move in by May 2015. The scheme will address the need for smaller properties for over 55s in the area.