Chelmund’s Cross Village Centre is the largest of the new North Solihull village centres and incorporates the new Bishop Wilson primary school and St. Andrew’s Church. There is a new Enterprise Centre providing office space for small and new start-up businesses alongside new community facilities. Work started in January 2015 to build a brand new health centre which will incorporate a GPs, dental practice and pharmacy. This project has been funded by the European Regional Development Fund.
Smith’s Wood Village Centre is almost complete. Smith’s Wood Community Primary School opened in 2009 and incorporates the Parish Council community facilities including a gym. There are 8 retail outlets which include a bakery, hairdressers, Quids In, Spar shop & Post Office with Council Offices above. New houses have been built on the site of two demolished tower blocks and an Assisted Living scheme will open in Spring 2015. A health centre has been proposed for vacant land next to the school.
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European Regional Development Fund
Both of these village centres have been part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.