Solihull House Removals
Solihull is a thriving town just nine miles southeast of Birmingham. Once part of Warwickshire, Solihull is now part of the West Midlands conurbation, but still retains its market town charm, complete with half-timbered cottages. Throughout the 20th century, Solihull blossomed, and the area is now home to period buildings and superb re-developments that have been tastefully done to in keep with the historical nature of the town. Families particularly enjoy living in Solihull as the location has a perfect balance between bustling centre with great amenities, whilst being surrounded by countryside, parks, and open spaces.
Moving to Solihull
Solihull is rich with avenues full of large Edwardian properties and 1930’s detached and semis. The most sought after areas are around Hampton, Marsh Lanes, and Brueton Park. Streetsbrook Road, Prospect Lane, and Kineton Green are also up and coming areas. In the south, Widney have more of your typical suburban family homes and Hampton-in-Arden is a beautiful village and a designated conservation area.
The Britannia Bradshaw office is located in Halesowen, just 30 minutes from Solihull. Therefore, Britannia Bradshaw are not just ideally located for moves to and from Solihull, but the whole of Birmingham and the surrounding areas.
One-bed flats are available to rent for as little as £450 pcm, and to buy between £75,000 and £400,000 for penthouses and luxury apartments. Large detached homes and town houses range between £550,000 and £1.25 million, whereas more modest detached properties have market values between £280,000 and £550,000. Three bed semis are available to rent between £750 and £1500 pcm, and to buy for £230,000 to £370,000. Terraced homes and cottages can be bought for prices in the £150,000 to £280,000 bracket.
Schools in Solihull
Solihull has many primary schools, with Gresworld, Yew Tree, St Alpehege CofE, and Oak Cottage all ranked ‘good’ by Oftsed. Coppice, Monkspath, Widney, and Sharmans Cross are all popular junior schools.
Secondary schools include Solihull sixth-form college, Lode Heath, and Alderbrook – all ‘good’. The ‘outstanding’ secondary schools are St Peter’s Catholic and Tudor Grange.
Solihull College and University Centre offers a range of academic and vocational courses.
Transport Links Solihull
Solihull town centre is located near to the M42, which provides valuable links to the M5, M6, and M40 motorways, with access to Birmingham International airport and railway station.
Solihull has its own train station with six services per hour to Birmingham Moor Street or Snow Hill (12 to 20 minutes). There are two services per hour to Warwick (20-25 minutes) and London Marylebone (1 hour 40 minutes – 2 hours).
There are a number of bus services in Solihull, allowing easy access to neighbouring towns and villages, as well as destinations further afield.