Areas to Live

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  • Birmingham City Centre

    With four Michelin starred restaurants, a world-class symphony hall and ballet, the largest library in Europe, high end designer names and department stores, one of the top three schools in England and over 600 parks it’s easy to see why Birmingham City centre is a great place to live, work and play.

    Areas of interest

    • The new Library of Birmingham
    • Think Tank – Birmingham Science Museum
    • The Bullring Shopping Centre
    • Adams Restaurant – Michelin Starred Restaurant

    Interesting Facts

    • More canals than Venice
    • Birmingham is home to Cadbury’s Chocolate
    • Has over 6 million trees
    • Ocean Colour Scene, Duran Duran, ELO, Dodgy, UB40 and Black Sabbath all hail from Birmingham
  • Edgbaston

    The leafy, affluent and upmarket streets of Edgbaston are home to spacious Regency villas and Georgian mansions to rival London’s upper class properties in Belgravia. Boasting some of the best schools in the country, Edgbaston High School for Girls, St Paul’s School for Girls, St George’s School, King Edward’s School, King Edward VI High School for Girls and Priory School are all in close distance.

    Home to Edgbaston Cricket Club, Edgbaston Archery and Lawn Tennis Society, world class tennis venue; The Edgbaston Priory Club the popular area of Birmingham has much to do.

    Areas of interest

    • Edgbaston Cricket Club
    • Birmingham Reservoir
    • Winterbourne Botanic Garden
    • Simpsons – Michelin Starred restaurant

    Interesting Facts

    • University station takes you to Birmingham New Street in eight minutes
    • J. R. R. Tolkien lived in Edgbaston during his teenage years
    • Neville Chamberlain Former British Prime Minister, was born in Edgbaston
    • Resident express high levels of satisfaction with regard to their local area as a place to live
  • Jewellery Quarter

    An area undergoing significant transformation, the famous Jewellery Quarter and Hockley areas of Birmingham are considered an urban village and hub for creative businesses, whilst attracting young professionals to reside in the area.

    The area dates back more than 250 years and is still home to over 500 jewellery businesses and is a designated conservation area with over 200 listed buildings.

    Areas of interest

    • Paul’s Square
    • The Jam House
    • The Sunday Times’ Best Beer Garden at Hockley’s The Church
    • The Blue Orange Theatre

    Interesting Facts

    • The Queen’s Birthday Honours are made in the Quarter
    • Home to the world’s largest Assay Office
    • The original FA Cup was made in the Quarter
    • Elkington’s, Newhall Street invented celluloid – we wouldn’t have Hollywood without the Jewellery Quarter