City of Wolverhampton Council is holding a community event on Saturday 23 July to consult on exciting design options for the construction of an Oxley health and wellbeing facility and new homes.

Local residents can join the workshop outside the Probert Road Surgery, between 3.30pm and 6pm. 
It is an opportunity to feed into the plans at an early stage and help shape the final designs for this important community asset. 
The Council approved plans to create a modern health and wellbeing facility and new homes on the site of the former Oxley Day Training Centre in March.
A feasibility study for the scheme on the vacant, Council owned Probert Road site has been undertaken with a view to an outline planning application being submitted later this year following further talks with stakeholders and public consultation with the local community. 
Councillor Bhupinder Gakhal, City of Wolverhampton Council Cabinet Member for City Assets and Housing, said: “This is an ambitious proposal that makes use of a brownfield site that is no longer in use. 
“It will provide invaluable health and wellbeing services for the local community and will also help deliver more and better homes in Oxley. 
“We want residents to really get involved in the design process and have their say - and I would urge them to get along to the community event on 23 July.” 
The Council has been working closely with the NHS Black Country and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (now NHS Black Country Integrated Care Board), Oxley Stafford and Probert Road GP surgeries, and the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust to develop a clinical service model. This will provide improved Council health and family services with integrated general medical services, more integrated working between primary care, community services, social care and secondary care providers, accommodation for local GP practices, a base for district nursing teams and a clinical bookable suite to support local delivery of ‘out of hospital’ services. 
The residential accommodation proposal will include an opportunity for key worker housing and affordable living. The proposal allows for a mix of up to 34 housing units across the site with a view to partnering with a Housing Association that can support the new Government Self and Custom Build initiative. 
Anyone who requires any further information about the community workshop should email or call 01952 221281.