Express & Star

Objections lodged to change of use for Victorian pub in Brierley Hill

A number of objections have been received by Dudley Council to plans to convert part of a vacant pub in Brierley Hill into a car rental site.

The boarded-up Blur Brick pub in Dudley Road, Brierley Hill

Applicants want to use the Blue Brick site in Dudley Road for a branch of Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

One of the nine objectors to the for the change of use is Dudley North MP Marco Longhi who says the pub which dates from 1862 is a heritage pub and should stay as a pub.

He says that there is considerable objection to its loss from the local community.