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27/03/2020

Appeal: No security gates for Birmingham’s wealthiest private estate

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Controversial plans for security gates at the entrance to a private Sutton Coldfield estate known as ‘Millionaire’s Row’ that divided its residents have been rejected for harming social cohesion.

The appeal concerned Little Aston Park, a private estate in Sutton Coldfield that has acquired a reputation as the most affluent area in the West Midlands. It comprises more than 100 unique architect-designed houses, including the most expensive house in Birmingham, which sold for £7.5 million in 2017.

The estate is a designated conservation area, characterised by “very large detached hou.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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