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
  • Digbeth

    Digbeth, an up and coming district of Birmingham is undergoing a large redevelopment scheme and attracts younger, creative types and is the place to be for the up and coming professionals in Birmingham.

    A vibe like no other, Digbeth is home to multi-creative hub The Custard Factory, award winning street food festival The Digbeth Dining Club, music venues The Rainbow who’ve welcomed world class DJs and artists.

    Areas of interest

    • The Mockingbird Bar and Theatre (within the Custard Factory)
    • B2B Antiques and Vintage Bazaar
    • The Best Street Food Event in the UK
    • The Rockabilly Barbershop

    Interesting Facts

    • Digbeth is believed to have originally been named ‘Duck’s bath
    • The home of Bird’s Custard
    • Hosts one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day parades in the country
    • Birmingham’s oldest secular building, The Old Crown, is in Digbeth.
  • 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
  • Hockley

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    Interesting Facts

  • Selly Oak

    A residential yet suburban area of Birmingham, Selly Oak and Selly Park are just over two miles from the city centre and are both well served by public transport for savvy commuters.

    Just a couple of miles from the city centre, the areas of Selly Oak and Selly Park are located around the A38 and combine national retail chains, boutique independents and a lively night-time and are popular post codes for students, university employees and hospital workers.

    Areas of interest

    • Grade 2 listed Selly Oak Pumping Station
    • Selly Manor
    • Mary’s Church; a grade 2 listed gothic inspired church
    • Selly Oak Park

    Interesting Facts

    • Famous for mechanising thenailing trade using wrought iron
    • BBC Drama ‘Doctors’ is filmed in Selly Oak
    • Is listed in the Domesday Book in 1086
    • Former Olympic athletes, Audrey Court and Max Madders lived in Selly Park