Proposal for Great Barr Hall met with criticism

Great Barr Hall

A scheme to revamp Great Barr Hall and build dozens of new homes could make traffic worse, put extra demand on nearby schools, and block residents’ scenic views, a public meeting was told.

Figures show house price surge


House prices surged to another record high in November as values rose by 5.4% year-on-year across the UK and by more than double this rate at 11.6% in London, official figures show.

£51m deal to build 340 Stafford homes for soldiers

A £51 million cash pot has been set aside for the construction of 346 homes for soldiers. The Ministry of Defence has awarded a £51m contract to housing firm Lovell to build homes in Stafford for soldiers and their families returning from Germany.

Walsall homes go-ahead thanks to £1m aid

Long-awaited plans for almost 100 new homes in Walsall can go ahead after funding for the project was secured. Proposals to build the properties have been in the pipeline for more than four years.