Town and Country Planning

The Borough of Sandwell-2.00905552.504007B69 3DETOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990-1.90676152.480561B1 2DT2002-12-102003-03-19B693DEB12DTThe City of BirminghamTSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

Government Office for the West Midlands


The Secretary of State hereby gives notice that he proposes to make an Order, under section 247 of the above Act, to authorise the stopping-up of a length of highway at Hume Street, the entire length of footpath at Pink Passage, and the entire length of an unnamed footpath that joins Hume Street and Windmill Lane at Cape Hill, Smethwick. If the Order is made, the stopping-up will be authorised only in order to enable the development described in the Schedule to this notice to be carried out in accordance with the planning permission granted by the Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council on 10 December 2002 under ref DC/01/38616. The proposed Order will require improvements to areas of Hume Street, High Street and Claremont Road and the provision of new highway maintainable at the public expense for which Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council will be the local highway authority. The proposed Order will provide that the stopping-up must not be carried out until the developer has provided new highway and that highway shall be maintainable at the public expense for which Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council will be the local highway authority. Copies of the draft Order and relevant plan may be inspected, at all reasonable hours, during 28 days commencing 19 March 2003, at the offices of Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council, Sandwell Council House, PO Box 2376, Oldbury, West Midlands B69 3DE, and may be obtained, free of charge, from the Government Office for the West Midlands (quoting ref WMT/5107/35/1/37) at the address stated below. Any person may object to the making of the proposed Order, within the period of 28 days commencing on 19 March 2003, by notice to the Secretary of State, quoting the above reference, at the Government Office for the West Midlands, South Eastern Division, 77 Paradise Circus, Queensway, Birmingham B1 2DT. In preparing an objection it should be borne in mind that the substance of it may be imparted to other persons who may be affected by it and that those persons may wish to communicate with the objector about it. M Hudson, a Higher Professional and Technical Officer, South Eastern Division, Government Office for the West Midlands. Schedule Redevelopment of shopping centre at land between High Street, Smethwick.