Birchy Close

Postcode: B90 1QL

Birchy Close is a street in the settlement of Dickens Heath governed by Dickens Heath Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Blythe Ward in the administration area of Solihull District Council located in the West Midlands Euro Region of the UK.

Birchy Close is located 96.05 miles North West from the centre of London, 6.98 miles South from the centre of Birmingham, 14.14 miles West from the centre of Coventry and 20.83 miles North East from the centre of Worcester.

Road Name:Birchy Close
Road Type:residential
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B90 1QL
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Birchy Close is approximately 62.2452 kilometres from the tidal high water mark which could be coastline or a tidal river (click to view nearest high tide point in Google Maps) and is 149 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Birchy Close is a canal called Stratford-Upon-Avon Canal which is approximately 1.0308 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Birchy Close is approximately 149 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01564 - Lapworth
Area Code: 01527 - Redditch
Area Code: 0121 - Birmingham
Area Code: 01676 - Meriden
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 3.3
Median Speed: 2.9
Maximum Speed: 7
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 41
water

Water and Drainage Details

Severn Trent Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birchy Close

30 Birchy Close
Sale Price: £580,000
Sale Date: 27/09/2016
41 Birchy Close
Sale Price: £617,000
Sale Date: 30/03/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Dickens Heath Community Primary School

Distance: 0.43 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 458
Address: Three Acres Lane, Dickens Heath, B90 1NA
Telephone: 01217338359
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchy Close to Dickens Heath Community Primary School

Tidbury Green School

Distance: 0.77 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 225
Address: Dickens Heath Road, Tidbury Green, B90 1QW
Telephone: 01564823189
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchy Close to Tidbury Green School

Light Hall School

Distance: 1.75 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1176
Address: Hathaway Road, Shirley, B90 2PZ
Telephone: 01217443835
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchy Close to Light Hall School

Woodlands Infant School

Distance: 1.9 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 234
Address: Woodlands Lane, Shirley, B90 2PX
Telephone: 01217442840
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchy Close to Woodlands Infant School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Solihull Hospital

Address: Lode Lane, Solihull, B91 2JL,
NHS Sector
Heart Of England NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0121 424 2000
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Distance: 5.83 (km)
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Spire Parkway Hospital

Address: 1 Damson Parkway, Solihull, B91 2PP,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0845 850 1451
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Distance: 6.76 (km)
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Moseley Hall Hospital

Address: Alcester Road, Birmingham,
NHS Sector
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 0121 466 6000
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Distance: 7.52 (km)
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West Heath Hospital

Address: West Heath Hospital, Rednal Road, Birmingham, B38 8HR,
NHS Sector
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 0121 466 6000
Distance: 7.69 (km)
Directions from Birchy Close to West Heath Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Gps Healthcare

Address: 198 Tanworth Lane, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4DD
Telephone: 0121 7962777
Distance: 1.62 (km)
Directions from Birchy Close to Gps Healthcare

Tanworth Lane Surgery

Address: Tanworth Lane Surgery, 198 Tanworth Ln, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4DD
Telephone: 0121 7442025
Distance: 1.62 (km)
Directions from Birchy Close to Tanworth Lane Surgery

Hollyoaks Medical Centre

Address: Hollyoaks Medical Centre, 229 Station Road,wythall, Birmingham, B47 6ET
Telephone: 01564 823182
Distance: 1.95 (km)
Directions from Birchy Close to Hollyoaks Medical Centre

The Village Surgery

Address: The Village Surgery, Cheswick Green, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4JA
Telephone: 01564 703311
Distance: 2.04 (km)
Directions from Birchy Close to The Village Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Heath Dental

Address: Heath Dental, Market Square, 32 Main Street, Dickens Heath, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 1UA
Distance: 0.41 (km)
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243 Station Road

Address: 243 Station Road, Wythall, Birmingham, West Midlands, B47 6ET
Distance: 1.95 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 7 Shakespeare Drive, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 2AL
Distance: 2.2 (km)
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Shirley Dental Care

Address: Shirley Dental Care, 383 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull, B90 3BW
Distance: 2.67 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Dickens Heath Library

Old Dickens Heath Road, Dickens Heath, Solihull, B901SD
Telephone: 0121 744 6078
Distance: 0.57 Kilometres
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Wythall Library

May Lane, Hollywood Wythall, Birmingham, B475PD
Telephone: 01905 822722
Distance: 2.53 Kilometres
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Shirley Library

Church Road, Shirley, Solihull, B902AX
Telephone: 0121 744 1076
Distance: 2.6 Kilometres
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Yardley Wood Library

Highfield Road, Birmingham, B144DU
Telephone: 0121 464 2110
Distance: 3.85 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Widney Manor Station is 4.8 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchy Close to Widney Manor

Widney Manor station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Solihull area on the Leamington Spa - Birmingham Snow Hill stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acocks Green • Banbury • Beaconsfield • Bicester North • Birmingham Moor Street • Birmingham Snow Hill • Blakedown • Cradley Heath • Dorridge • Droitwich Spa • Gerrards Cross • Great Malvern • Haddenham & Thame Parkway • Hagley • Hartlebury • Hatton • High Wycombe • Jewellery Quarter • Kidderminster • Langley Green • Lapworth • Leamington Spa • Lye • Malvern Link • Marylebone • Old Hill • Olton • Rowley Regis • Small Heath • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Solihull • Stourbridge Junction • Stratford Pkway • Stratford-Upon-Avon • The Hawthorns • Tyseley • Warwick • Warwick Parkway • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill

Olton Station is 6.45 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchy Close to Olton

Olton station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Solihull area on the Leamington Spa - Birmingham Snow Hill stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acocks Green • Birmingham Moor Street • Birmingham Snow Hill • Blakedown • Cradley Heath • Dorridge • Droitwich Spa • Great Malvern • Hagley • Hartlebury • Hatton • Jewellery Quarter • Kidderminster • Langley Green • Lapworth • Leamington Spa • Lye • Malvern Link • Old Hill • Rowley Regis • Small Heath • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Solihull • Stourbridge Junction • Stratford Pkway • Stratford-Upon-Avon • The Hawthorns • Tyseley • Warwick • Warwick Parkway • Widney Manor • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill

Acocks Green Station is 7.28 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchy Close to Acocks Green

Acocks Green station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Birmingham, Yardley area on the Leamington Spa - Birmingham Snow Hill stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Birmingham Moor Street • Birmingham Snow Hill • Blakedown • Cradley Heath • Dorridge • Droitwich Spa • Great Malvern • Hagley • Hartlebury • Hatton • Jewellery Quarter • Kidderminster • Langley Green • Lapworth • Leamington Spa • Lye • Malvern Link • Old Hill • Olton • Rowley Regis • Small Heath • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Solihull • Stourbridge Junction • Stratford Pkway • Stratford-Upon-Avon • The Hawthorns • Tyseley • Warwick • Warwick Parkway • Widney Manor • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill

Adderley Park Station is 10.88 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchy Close to Adderley Park

Adderley Park station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Birmingham, Hodge Hill area on the Rugby - Birmingham New Street stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Berkhamsted • Berkswell • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Bletchley • Canley • Cheddington • Coseley • Coventry • Dudley Port • Euston • Hampton-In-Arden • Harrow & Wealdstone • Hemel Hempstead • Lea Hall • Leighton Buzzard • Long Buckby • Marston Green • Milton Keynes Central • Northampton • Rugby • Sandwell & Dudley • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Smethwick Rolfe Street • Stechford • Tile Hill • Tipton • Tring • Watford Junction • Wolverhampton • Wolverton

Airports

Nearest Airports

Birmingham International Airport is 10.67 Kilometers away Directions from Birchy Close to Birmingham International Airport
Coventry Airport is 25.04 Kilometers away Directions from Birchy Close to Coventry Airport
Gloucestershire Airport is 58.79 Kilometers away Directions from Birchy Close to Gloucestershire Airport
East Midlands Airport is 60.04 Kilometers away Directions from Birchy Close to East Midlands Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Sharpness Old Docks is 85.37 Kilometers away
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Lydney Harbour is 87.67 Kilometers away
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Castle Park Ferry Landing is 115.33 Kilometers away
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Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing is 115.42 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birchy Close is approximately 2.17 miles from the M42

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M42 J4/A34/A3400 - 3.89 Km Away
Directions from Birchy Close to M42 J4/A34/A3400
Junction: M42 J3/A435(T)/A435 - 4.47 Km Away
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Junction: M42 J3A/M40 - 4.89 Km Away
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Junction: M42 J5/A41/A4141 - 6.67 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Express

26 Main Street, Dickens Heath, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 1UA
Distance: 0.42 Kilometres
Directions from Birchy Close to Tesco Express

J Sainsbury Plc

26 Main Street, Dickens Heath, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 1UA545 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4AJ
Distance: 2.38 Kilometres
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One Stop

26 Main Street, Dickens Heath, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 1UA545 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4AJ456-458 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4AQ
Distance: 2.45 Kilometres
Directions from Birchy Close to One Stop

Marks & Spencer Simply Food

26 Main Street, Dickens Heath, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 1UA545 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4AJ456-458 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4AQSears Retail Park , Unit 2A, Oakenshaw Road, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4QY
Distance: 2.5 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Clowes Wood Nature Reserve
Distance: 2.17 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Birmingham and Midland Museum of Transport
Distance: 3.8 (km)
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Craft Centre

Attraction Name: Boxtrees Farm Craft Centre
Distance: 4.81 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Parkridge Centre
Distance: 5.49 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Solihull District
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PO Box 18
Council House
Solihull
West Midlands
B91 3QS
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0121 704 6000
Within the electoral area of Blythe Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Meriden
The Member of Parliament is Spelman, Caroline
Within the area of Dickens Heath Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01010181
Ons Area Name:Solihull 029B
Average Age : 38.76
Population: 1951.00
Male Population: 963.00 (49.36%)
Female Population: 988.00 (50.64%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Email Police
Telephone: 101 ext 891 6011
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Recent Crime in the Area

Vehicle-crime15
Burglary13
Criminal-damage-arson1
Possession-of-weapons2
Public-order2
Violent-crime3
Bicycle-theft1
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Location details

Location Details

Birchy Close

OS Reference: 410783, 276392
OS Grid Reference: SP108764
Latitude and Longitude: 52.385071793426, -1.8415508424663
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 62.2452 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birchy Close

Map Number: 139
Map Name: Birmingham
Dickens Heath
Solihull
West Midlands
West Midlands
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