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W Mids explores new ways to fund UK Central transport plan


Andrew Forster
17 March 2017
The image shows the main sites in UK Central. HS2 is the dotted line
The image shows the main sites in UK Central. HS2 is the dotted line


Local authorities in the West Midlands conurbation are exploring ways to capture more contributions from developers and landowners to fund major transport projects.

Proposals have been drawn up by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council’s UK Central Urban Growth Company (UGC), which has been set up to realise the potential of the UK Central Hub, the name for the 1,300-hectare area in which the proposed HS2 Interchange station on the London-West Midlands line will sit. 

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