The site is located on Upper High Street in the centre of Wednesbury. All local facilities and amenities in Wednesbury Town Centre are within walking distance of the site including the Great Western Street Metro Stop.
The site comprises an overgrown brownfield site extending to approximately 0.19 acre (0.07 hectares) situated within an existing retail terrace. The site benefits from access off Upper High Street and backs onto the A461 High Bullen road to the rear.
The site is identified on the Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council polices map as being located "within the Town Centre, outside the Retail Core/Primary Shopping Area and within a Fragmented Residential Area".
Pre-application advice has been sought from Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council for a 3 storey apartment building off Upper High Street increasing to 7 storeys backing onto High Bullen, comprising 38 apartments in total with on site parking at ground floor level. Sandwell Council have indicated that a development of this nature could acceptable on the site and a range of uses are supported in principle. ( Agency Pilot Software Ref: 103676 )