Birmingham City Council

Development Strategy

Welcome to the work of Development Strategy

Our services include:

  • Developing transport strategies including: road safety and bus priority schemes, assessing planning applications for their impact on transportation issues for the city and bidding for finance to implement these strategies

  • Delivering and co-ordinating the Transportation Capital Programme

  • Having responsibility for the Birmingham Plan, a long term strategy outlining how land will be used and developed in the city

  • Developing and supporting the implementation of the Economic Strategy


Contact Us

For further information please contact us on:

Development Strategy

David Bull
Assistant Director - Development Strategy
david.bull@birmingham.gov.uk
0121 303 6467


Economic Strategy

Veronica Docherty
Head of Economic Strategy
veronica.docherty@birmingham.gov.uk
0121 303 3818

Planning Strategy

Dave Carter
Head of Planning Strategy
david.carter@birmingham.gov.uk
0121 303 4041

Transportation Strategy

Chris Haynes
Head of Transportation Strategy
chris.haynes@birmingham.gov.uk
0121 303 7421

Transportation Development

Doug Hyde
Head of Transportation Strategy
doug.hyde@birmingham.gov.uk
0121 303 7436

Transportation Projects

Varinder Raulia
Head of Transportation Projects
varinder.raulia@birmingham.gov.uk
0121 303 7363

Climate Change and Sustainability

Sandy Taylor
Head of Climate Change & Sustainability
sandy.taylor@birmingham.gov.uk
0121 303 4026