Monthly Archives: January 2014

Public information session and consultation events announced

Beacon Action Group can today announce a series of public consultation events and an information session for concerned residents, in relation to the planning application for the restoration of Great Barr Hall and proposed development of 59 houses on protected … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Bob Winkle, Chair of Beacon Action Group writes Letter to Editor of Great Barr Obsever

Bob Winkle writes a response to Peter Allen’s article that was published in the Great Barr Observer on 10th January 2014: Dear Editor, I refer to the article in the Great Barr Observer last week by Peter Allen providing more … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Tom Watson MP writes column in Great Barr Observer on proposed enabling development and restoration of Great Barr Hall

Printed on Friday 17th January 2014 in Great Barr Observer The proposed plans for the restoration of Great Barr Hall, together with the development of 57 new luxury executive homes, has rightly led to a great deal of community concern … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Take a look at the plans for the restoration of Great Barr Hall

Have you taken a look through the many plans submitted as part of the planning application?┬áThis is a huge task and takes a fair amount of time to trawl through each one, but its definitely worth spending the time looking … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Beacon Action Group responds to Lapworth Architects community benefit statement

Beacon Action Group gives an initial response to Lapworth Architects recently published Community Benefit Statement for Great Barr Hall English Heritage have set out a number of ground rules that make provision in exceptional circumstances for any development within a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Check out our important links page

We’ve added a few important documents on our website that you should take the time to read through. They are quite large documents, so if you do have any questions feel free to post them on here and we will … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Lapworth Architects publish Community Benefits Statement

Today Lapworth Architects have published a document outlining what they believe are the community benefits of the proposed development and restoration of Great Barr Hall. Please take the time to read through this document. http://www.lapwortharchitects.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Statement-of-Community-Benefits3.pdf We will be publishing our … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized