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We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes. See all outcomes

We Asked

Do you support the Proposals?

Do you have other thoughts for improving and managing the park in future?

You Said

100% of people supported the Proposals

Park should be better lit, improved accesses; and with more events, and activities, coffee van to draw people in, and make the park feel safer.  Ideas included art pop ups, Chelsea display site, tai chi, part of City centre trail, yoga, CBSO concerts.  

One person wanted to get involved in the Park User Group

There were many comments about the ongoing Anti Social Behaviour, and one comment that the black railings were intimidating.

 

We Did

Lighting to the park has been improved now already. Some repairs to  colonnade floodlights are ongoing.

The first Park User Group has met and reviewed consultation and proposals; and includes local people keen to help improve the space.

Other Phase 1 improvements will now proceed to delivery to improve attractiveness, access, and safety of the Park. The CCTV scheme is still at feasibility stage.  Use of the Park for other events / displays will be encouraged amongst different Council departments.

We Asked

We asked for your comments on the proposal to alter the lower age limit of Newhall Primary School from 3 years to 4 years to remove the nursery.

 

You Said

We received 2 responses which were opposed to the proposal.

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We Did

The proposal was approved on 28th November 2019, an analysis of the responses can be found in the decision report.

A link to the report can be found at the bottom of the page.

 

We Asked

We asked for your comments on the proposal to relocate Skilts School to a new site and increase the number of pupil places.

You Said

We received 17 responses to the proposal. Of these 17 responses, 13 were in favour and 4 were against.

An analysis of the consultation responses can be found via the link to the decision on this page.

We Did

All responses were shared with the decision maker who approved the proposal.

 Birmingham City Council, as the Local Authority, in exercise of the powers conferred on it, has determined to implement the proposal, as detailed.

The Cabinet Member for Education, Skills and Culture has approved the proposal to:

  • Transfer Skilts Special School to a new site at Hallmoor Road, Birmingham B33 9QY with effect from 1st September 2021.
  • Increase the number of pupil places from 64 to 90 with effect from 1st January 2020; and,
  • Increase the number of pupil places from 90 to 120 with effect from1st September 2021.