AMBITIOUS plans to build an academy - which will train hundreds of teenagers for a career in engineering - have been given the go-ahead.
Councillors have agreed that the
will be build on land
adjacent to Kingshurst Brook, in Chelmsley Wood. WMG
It is hoped that the facility will give 14 to 19-year-olds the skills which are in such desperate demand at companies such as Jaguar Land Rover.Now that the planning committee have granted approval, work on the three storey building is expected to begin within a matter of months, with the first students enrolling in September next year.
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