A Conservation Area for Acocks Green?

Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum

At the Neighbourhood Forum’s last Public Meeting, we had an interesting presentation by Architect Joe Holyoak about a proposed Conservation Area for Acocks Green.

A Conservation Area is an area of architectural interest, the character and appearance of which it is desirable to preserve, keep or enhance.

– Planning Act, 1990 (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas)

Proposed Conservation Area, Acocks Green Proposed Conservation Area, Acocks Green

The proposed area has Acocks Green Railway station in the centre and the architecture reflects the development of the area from a Worcestershire village to a thriving suburban area, largely because of the improved transport links.  There is a Public Consultation taking place on 3rd, 8th and 11th March for residents to learn more about the plan and to express their views. A full list of the roads included and the details of the consultation are here: Page 1, & Page 2. Also look out for leaflets being delivered…

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News from Acock’s Green Village In Bloom 2014

      Acock’s Green is our Garden

Village In Bloom Launch

Saturday 26th April 2014, 10am
Mallard Community Orchard (Mallard Close)

.  Take part in gardening activities, pick fresh herbs or buy plants.

Find out more about Acocks Green Village in Bloom 2014

Projects this year include:

  • Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the

First World War with lots of poppy planting

  • Enhancing the green space on corner of Woodcock Lane
  • Setting up ‘Friends of Acocks Green Train Station’

                                         And lots more….

We are always seeking more volunteers, so if you can spare an hour or so a week, Sundays/Wednesdays, and want to join the team who are set on enhancing Acocks Green then you would be very welcome.

For more information, suggestions or if you can help in any way please contact

the Bloom Co-ordinator – Fran Lee: 0121 706 0076, fran.lee47@yahoo.co.uk

to see more of the project search  ‘Acocks Green Village in Bloom’