A major planning application was submitted to Walsall Council by BCG lakes on 24 July 2017, for works to the lower lake at Great Barr Hall this to comply with recommendations by the Environment Agency.
Application Number 17/0975
GREAT BARR HALL LAKES, GREAT BARR HALL ESTATE, SUTTONS DRIVE, GREAT BARR
Proposed works to the lower lake at Great Barr Hall, including raising the existing dam and adding new spillway and discharge structure with connecting pipes designed to control water flow in accordance with the requirements of a 1 in 10000 rainfall/flood event.
The work involves removal of trees, major earthworks and construction works.
The consultation period ends on 14 August 2017.