Sandwell's 2030 Vision

In 2030, Sandwell is a thriving, optimistic and resilient community.

It’s where we call home and where we’re proud to belong - where we choose to bring up our families, where we feel safe and cared for, enjoying good health, rewarding work, feeling connected and valued in our neighbourhoods and communities, confident in the future, and benefiting fully from a revitalised West Midlands.

Raising aspirations and resilience

Sandwell is a community where our families have high aspirations and where we pride ourselves on equality of opportunity and on our adaptability and resilience.

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Healthier for longer and safer

Sandwell is a place where we live healthy lives and live them for longer, and where those of us who are vulnerable feel respected and cared for.

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Young people to have skills for the future

Our workforce and young people are skilled and talented, geared up to respond to changing business needs and to win rewarding jobs in a growing economy.

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Raising the quality of schools

Our children benefit from the best start in life and a high quality education throughout their school careers with outstanding support from their teachers and families.

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Lowering crime and ASB

Our communities are built on mutual respect and taking care of each other, supported by all the agencies that ensure we feel safe and protected in our homes and local neighbourhoods.

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Excellent public transport to the region and beyond

We have excellent and affordable public transport that connects us to all local centres and to jobs in Birmingham, Wolverhampton, the airport and the wider West Midlands.

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Major new housing along transport routes and employment sites

We now have many new homes to meet a full range of housing needs in attractive neighbourhoods and close to key transport routes.

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Create environments in the six towns where people choose to live

Our distinctive towns and neighbourhoods are successful centres of community life, leisure and entertainment where people increasingly choose to bring up their families.

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Hosting industries of the future

Sandwell has become a location of choice for industries of the future where the local economy and high performing companies continue to grow.

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National reputation for getting things done

Sandwell now has a national reputation for getting things done, where all local partners are focused on what really matters in people’s lives and communities.

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