Phase 1 is the first set of construction works taking place on-site for WMI. The works will include;
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Future phases will start in 2023 and includes the remaining warehouses and the rail freight interchange. The design of other new roads and road improvements including the A5/A449 Link Road, A449 and A5, as well as the two Community Parks, will be progressed in future phases.
From February, we’ve been finalising plans for Phase 1, which will be submitted to South Staffordshire District Council.
We’ve had on-going discussions with Staffordshire County Council and South Staffordshire District Council as the plans have been developed. We will provide a link to the plans as soon as they’re published on the council website.
The works for this phase will begin in autumn 2022 and complete in late 2023.
We’re in the process of setting up the Employment Fund Steering Group, in order to progress plans with City of Wolverhampton Council, South Staffordshire Council and Staffordshire County Council to maximise opportunities for local people to get involved in construction and operational jobs when businesses move in.
We’re working with our contractors to develop a traffic management plan to minimise disruptions on the road. The plan will include prescribed traffic routes our vehicles can use for construction. We’ll share the details of the plan on our website as soon as it has been developed.
We’ll be keeping our website up to date with the most current activity on-site and informing residents of opportunities to speak with the project team directly via post.
We also hosted virtual drop-in sessions on 02 March to talk about the plans with the project team.
If you have any questions on our Phase 1 plans or simply want to find out more about the project and sign up to our e-newsletter, please contact our Community Relations Team:
Telephone: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm on our freephone number 0800 377 7345< BACK TO INSIGHTS