Press release

HS2 holds community information event in Chelmsley Wood

People living close to the planned high speed rail link between London and Birmingham will have an opportunity to speak to experts working on the project at an HS2 community event in Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham this Thursday.


Staff from HS2 Ltd will be available to talk about how the project is progressing and answer questions as part of an ongoing programme of information sharing with local communities all along the 140-mile route of Phase One of the route.

The event will take place on:

Thursday 3rd March from 2pm – 8pm:

Chelmsley Wood Town Council,
107 Helmswood Drive,
West Midlands,
B37 7NS

HS2 Ltd CEO, Simon Kirby said:

“A new high speed rail network will bring significant benefits for the country but we do understand that it affects peoples’ lives. We want to keep on talking to local communities directly about the proposals and these events are a chance to do so. Our specialists will be on hand to help and I would encourage people to come along if they can.”

At the event, HS2 Ltd staff from a range of disciplines including engineering, environment, property and community engagement will be on hand to answer any queries.

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Published 1 March 2016