So The Swan Centre is now almost gone for ever. How will the planned new Tesco Centre affect the heart of Acocks Green. After visiting today we saw it like this. We loved the advertising hoarding over the underpass next to the site. Can we believe this?Birmingham: A Global City with a Local Heart’ the placard over the nearby underpass reads. But where is our ‘local heart’ to be after the Tesco’s Development is finished?
A Birmingham Mail Story on the site is Here
If Acocks Green centre is to retain its status as the local ‘heart’ of the area it needs to be re-thought and updated as a matter of urgency. We think the Council preliminary plans and studies are a step in the right direction. Let’s keep on now, to make sure the Council follows through.