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People in Clent Hills Green Belt, Worcestershire People in Clent Hills Green Belt, Worcestershire Photo: © David Hughes/Shutterstock

Green Belt is one of the most popular and successful planning policies on the statute book.

13 Threats to West Midlands Green Belt 13 Threats to West Midlands Green Belt

CPRE West Midlands reports on the current 13 threats facing the region's green belt.  

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Hanbury Green Belt Hanbury Green Belt Photo: © David Hughes/Shutterstock

Green Belt is always under threat. In the past, the growth of the National Exhibition Centre and Birmingham airport have eaten deeply into the Meriden Gap- the thin wedge of Green Belt between Birmingham, Solihull and Coventry. The M6 toll was built entirely on Green Belt land.

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