This page will be used to highlight significant planning applications/activity that might affect the whole village.

August 2022 Gravel Pit, Gravel Pit Lane

The gravel pit alongside Gravel Pit Lane has been put up for sale by Alvechurch Parish Council (APC). This follows approaches to them by individual Rowney Green residents interested in making a private purchase. The 1.2-acre plot has restrictions regarding development, noise etc. (full details can be seen at
It has a special wildlife site designation but there is no public access

The RGA have persuaded APC to pause the sale whilst a village consultation can take place. A questionnaire is available for villagers to indicate their preference for the future of the gravel pit. A copy of the survey questionnaire can be obtained by emailing


June 2022 – Arosa, The Holloway

Full details can be seen by visiting and putting 22/00740/FUL in the search box.

The application is for the demolition of Arosa and associated buildings on The Holloway, and the erection of 4 x four bedroom houses.

This follows a previous approval to convert Arosa into 6 apartments (4x 2-bed + 2x 1-bed).

If you feel that the RGA should have a particular stance on this application, please email with your comments/views.