Green light for £1.2m canal restoration

Planning approval has been granted for a £1.2m restoration of the Dudley No 2 Canal in Selly Oak. Lapal Canal Trust has ambitious plans to convert the Greenway, left by the developers of the Selly Oak Shopping Centre, into a working canal. Birmingham City Council have now given the green light to the scheme, following improvements to the plans after a consultation. The restored waterway will promote leisure activities and the wellbeing of the community, according to the trust. Restoring this section of canal and the wi... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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