Western Orbital

May 2018: New threat from Proposed Bypass Scheme:



A resurrection of the “Western Orbital” or “Wolverhampton Bypass” has been reported in the press, eg.:

Controversial motorway bypass plans revived

Say no (again) to the Western Orbital road

Martin Stride, speaking for Friends of the Earth in Birmingham said: ‘ This wasteful motorway will do nothing to solve traffic congestion and will cut a swathe of destruction through the countryside which will wreck large parts of the Green Belt. It is a complete dinosaur of a scheme whose time has come and gone. The plans should be consigned to the dustbin once and for all .’

We would suggest that those concerned about this development to contact Margot James, Andy Street, and Siôn Simon to express your views: 

Margot James:website and email – twitterFacebook

Andy Street:website and email – twitter – Facebook

Siôn Simon: website and emailtwitter – Facebook


About Us:

Save Stourbridge Green Belt is an independent website run by residents of Stourbridge.

Our aims are:

  • to raise public awareness of threats to Stourbridge’s Green Belt.
  • to inform local residents by providing links to publicly available material.
  • to encourage participation in public consultations, relevant petitions and in contacting those in public office, thereby supporting the democratic process.