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16Aug91 UK: A LOOK AT BIRMINGHAM HEARTLANDS' PROGRESS IN DEVELOPING THE WEST MIDLANDS. (2 OF 2)

'We have to improve the physical links to the area to attract development. Some sites are being developed already, but the spine road will open up a different aspect of the area. Some of our sites are land-locked, and we will get better use out of them with the road.'Unfortunately, with no exceptional powers, the process of building the road is proving to be a long one. The £100 million council scheme will rely on 50 per cent transport supplementary grants from the Government for ...

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