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The Expressway in West Bromwich

The Expressway is a Street in the West Midlands town of West Bromwich and measures approximately 3,918 metres long.

The Expressway crosses the following postcode sectors:

There is only one street named The Expressway making it unique in Great Britain.

The Expressway is within the area of Sandwell District (B) Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax .

The Expressway has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 33617260 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of The Expressway is roughly 162.37 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 170.10 and the lowest point being 151.50. A change of 18.60 metres.

The Expressway is located within the county of West Midlands which is in the West Midlands (England) region of the UK. 106.9 miles North West from the centre of London, 4.76 miles North West from the centre of Birmingham, 21.79 miles West from the centre of Coventry and 24.69 miles North East from the centre of Worcester.

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Green Circle = 10 Minutes Walk (800 metres)
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Sunset and Sunrise times for The Expressway

Sunrise09:02
Sunset17:35

Latest Weather Conditions for The Expressway

Observed at Weather Station:Coleshill 22 January 2021 at 18:00 (13.01 miles away)
Current Weather:Heavy rain
Temperature and Humidity:3.0°C (91.2%)
Wind Direction and Speed:NNW (5 mph)
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Budget Hotels near The Expressway West Bromwich

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn West Bromwich Town Centre New Square
Address:Congregation Way
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0.05
2: Name:Travelodge West Bromwich
Address:3 Providence Place, West Bromwich, B70 8SZ
Telephone:0871 559 1898 Learn More
0.26
3: Name:Premier Inn West Bromwich Central
Address:144 High Street
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0.42
4: Name:Premier Inn West Bromwich
Address:New Gas Street
Telephone: Learn More
1.21
5: Name:Premier Inn Birmingham Oldbury M5 Jct2
Address:Wolverhampton Road
Telephone: Learn More
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of The Expressway above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
162.37151.50170.1018.60

Frequently asked Questions for The Expressway

What Council (Local Authority) is The Expressway in?

The Expressway is located within the local authority area of Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is The Expressway in?

The Expressway is in an unparished area.

What Electoral Ward is The Expressway in?

The Expressway is located within the ward of West Bromwich Central.

What County is The Expressway in?

The Expressway is located within the ceremonial county of West Midlands.

What Constituency is The Expressway in?

The Expressway is located within the constituency of West Bromwich East.

What Part of the UK is The Expressway in?

The Expressway is located within the West Midlands (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is The Expressway in?

The Expressway is located within the West Midlands Council area.

What Police Force area is The Expressway in?

The Expressway is located within the West Midlands Police area.

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Location Details

The Expressway
Map showing the location of The Expressway
Latitude52.521161
Longitude-1.990736
OS Easting (X):400628
OS Northing (Y):291516
OS Grid Reference:SP006915

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for The Expressway

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00051092
ONS Area NamePakistani Communities
Average Age36.33
Area Population1557.00
Male Population813.00 (52%)
Female Population744.00 (48%)
Benefit Claimants88 (6%)
LSOA Code:E01010106
LSOA Name:Sandwell 019D
SOA Code:7b
SOA Name:Young ethnic communities
MSOA Code:E02002061
MSOA Name:Sandwell 019
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Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco West Bromwich Extra
46 New Square, West Bromwich, B70 7PR
0345 610 2894
Distance: 0.04 Miles
Directions from The Expressway to Tesco West Bromwich Extra
Iceland West Bromwich
21/21a Kings Square, Sandwell Centre, West Bromwich, B70 7NN
01215257475
Distance: 0.28 Miles
Directions from The Expressway to Iceland West Bromwich
Tesco Sandwell Stone Cross Express
247-249 Walsall Rd, Sandwell, West Bromwich, B71 3HS
0345 026 9705
Distance: 1.61 Miles
Directions from The Expressway to Tesco Sandwell Stone Cross Express
Sainsburys Oldbury
Freeth Street, Oldbury, England, B69 3DB
0121 6237070
Distance: 1.64 Miles
Directions from The Expressway to Sainsburys Oldbury

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01384 - Dudley
Area Code: 01922 - Walsall
Area Code: 0121 - Birmingham
Area Code: 01902 - Wolverhampton

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Visit the Council's Website
Sandwell Council House, PO Box 2374, Oldbury, West Midlands, B69 3DE
Send email
Telephone Number: 0845 358 2200
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of
The Member of Parliament is Nicola Richards
Details for the MP Nicola Richards on parliament.uk
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In the 2019 General Election Nicola Richards won with a majority of 1,593 the result was Con gain from Lab. The total electorate was 62,046
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: West Bromwich Central Ward
Parish: Unparished area
Ceremonial County: West Midlands
County Council: West Midlands Council

Nearest Car Parks

Cronehills Linkway Car Park
Cronehills Linkway, West Bromwich, West Midlands
West Bromwich
B70 8SS
Distance: 0.09 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 08453597518
Operated by: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
New Street Car Park
New Street, West Bromwich, West Midlands
West Bromwich
B70 7PL
Distance: 0.15 km (click for directions)
Height Barrier. Blue Badge Holders Only.
Telephone: 08453597518
Operated by: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Providence Place South Car Park
Providence Place, West Bromwich, West Midlands
West Bromwich
B70 8SZ
Distance: 0.25 km (click for directions)
Height barrier.
Telephone: 08453597518
Operated by: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Queens Square Car Park
Queens Square, West Bromwich, West Midlands
West Bromwich
B70 7NQ
Distance: 0.27 km (click for directions)
charges apply between 8am - 6pm, Monday to Saturday. Blue badge holders free a valid badge must be correctly displayed. Note-Charges do apply on public holidays.
Telephone: 01215694330
Operated by: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
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Nearest Schools

King George V Primary School
Distance: 0.24 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 09/06/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 229
Address: King George V Primary School, Beeches Road, B70 6JA
Head: Miss Sarah Penny (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Expressway to King George V Primary School
Hargate Primary School
Distance: 0.31 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 05/05/2017)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 505
Address: Hargate Primary School, Hargate Lane, B71 1PG
Head: Mr Andrew Orgill (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Expressway to Hargate Primary School
The British Muslim School
Distance: 0.35 Miles
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected )
Number of Pupils: 26
Address: The British Muslim School, Latifiah Fultali Complex, Lodge Road, B70 8NX
Head: Mr Moulana Muhammad Abdul Kadir Al Hasan (Principal)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Expressway to The British Muslim School
Health Futures UTC
Distance: 0.37 Miles
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 4 Inadequate ( Inspected 03/07/2018)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 265
Address: Health Futures UTC, High Street, B70 8DJ
Head: Mrs Ruth Umerah ()
Directions from The Expressway to Health Futures UTC

Nearest Hospitals

Edward Street Hospital
Address: Edward Street, Edward Street, West Bromwich,
NHS Sector
Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0845 1461800
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 0.36 (miles)
Directions from The Expressway to Edward Street Hospital
Sandwell District General Hospital
Address: Lyndon, West Bromwich, B71 4HJ,
NHS Sector
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 0121 553 1831
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 0.48 (miles)
Directions from The Expressway to Sandwell District General Hospital
Hallam Street Hospital
Address: Hallam Street, Hallam Street, West Bromwich,
NHS Sector
Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0121 612 8628
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 0.49 (miles)
Directions from The Expressway to Hallam Street Hospital
Heath Lane Hospital
Address: Heath Lane, West Bromwich, B71 2BG,
NHS Sector
Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0845 146 1800
Distance: 1.16 (miles)
Directions from The Expressway to Heath Lane Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near The Expressway

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in The Expressway
0.28 Dental Surgery 1-5 Victoria Street B70 8ET
0.47 Primary Care Centre Frank Fisher Way B70 7AW
0.48 Lyndon (dental Surgery) Lyndon B71 4HJ
0.49 Kainth Dental Surgery 394 High Street B70 9LB
0.58 Dental Surgery 25 High Street B70 6PJ

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near The Expressway

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
0.47 Dr Arora Rk Frank Fisher Way B70 7AW tel:0121 6122222
0.47 Dr Dewan Vk Frank Fisher Way B70 7AW tel:0121 6122233
0.47 Linkway Medical Practice Lyng Centre For Health, Frank Fisher Way B70 7AW tel:0121 5534000
0.47 St Paul's Partnership - Lyng Medical Frank Fisher Way B70 7AW tel:0121 6122300
0.47 West Brom P'ships For Health 40 Izons Road B70 8PG tel:0121 5530757

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near The Expressway

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
0.18 Boots Pharmacy 27 Queens Square, Sandwell Centre B70 7NG tel:0121 5535502
0.27 Superdrug Pharmacy 91 Kings Square, Sandwell Centre B70 7NN tel:0121 5252834
0.28 Dh Pharmacy 8 St. Michaels Court, Victoria Street B70 8ET tel:01215 536870
0.40 Ingrams Chemist 351 High Street B70 9QG tel:0121 5531081
0.44 Sidhu's Pharmacy 369 High Street B70 9QL tel:0121 5533258

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near The Expressway

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near The Expressway
0.04 West Bromwich Extra 46 New Square B70 7PR
0.12 Specsavers (new Square Shopping Centre West Bromwich) Unit 13, New Square Shopping Centre B70 7PP
0.18 4 Sight Opticians (west Bromich) 5 Queens Square, Sandwell Shopping Centre B70 7NG
0.24 Boots Opticians (west Bromwich) 197 High Street, Princess Parade B70 7QZ
0.27 Eyedeal 80 Kings Square Shopping Centre B70 7NN

Nearest Libraries

Sandwell Central Library
High Street, West Bromwich, B708DZ
Telephone: 0121 569 4904
Distance: 0.3 Miles
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Directions from The Expressway to Sandwell Central Library
Smethwick Library
High Street, Smethwick, B661AB
Telephone: 0121 558 0497
Distance: 1.21 Miles
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Directions from The Expressway to Smethwick Library
Bright Futures Express Library
Huntingdon Road, West Bromwich, B712RP
Telephone:
Distance: 1.25 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from The Expressway to Bright Futures Express Library
Hill Top Community Library
Park Buildings, Hill Top, West Bromwich, B700RZ
Telephone:
Distance: 1.54 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from The Expressway to Hill Top Community Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Sandwell & Dudley Station is 1.24 miles away.

Address: Sandwell & Dudley station, Bromford Road, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B70 7JD

Sandwell & Dudley is situated on the Rugby–Birmingham–Stafford line|West Coast Main Line.

Sandwell & Dudley Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from The Expressway to Sandwell & Dudley Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Albrighton00:24:30
Alsager01:00:30
Aston00:29:00
Berkswell00:32:30
Bescot Stadium00:44:00
Bilbrook00:17:30
Birmingham International00:24:00
Birmingham New Street00:15:00
Bloxwich00:42:00
Bloxwich North00:44:00
Canley00:39:30
Cannock00:52:00
Carlisle02:37:00
Codsall00:20:00
Coseley00:09:00
Cosford00:28:00
Coventry00:36:00
Crewe00:45:00
Duddeston00:26:30
Dudley Port00:04:00
Edinburgh03:55:00
Glasgow Central03:50:30
Hampton-in-Arden00:28:00
Hamstead (Birmingham)00:37:00
Haymarket03:50:30
Hednesford00:56:00
Kidsgrove00:56:00
Lancaster01:45:00
Landywood00:48:00
London Euston01:40:00
Long Buckby01:04:00
Marston Green00:22:00
Milton Keynes Central01:05:00
Motherwell03:34:00
Northampton01:18:00
Oakengates00:41:00
Oxenholme Lake District01:58:30
Penkridge00:25:00
Penrith (North Lakes)02:21:00
Perry Barr00:34:00
Preston (Lancs)01:29:00
Rugby00:48:00
Rugeley Town01:02:30
Rugeley Trent Valley01:06:30
Shifnal00:33:00
Shrewsbury00:59:00
Smethwick Galton Bridge00:03:00
Smethwick Rolfe Street00:05:00
Stafford00:29:00
Stoke-on-Trent00:47:00
Stone (Staffs)00:38:00
Tame Bridge Parkway00:40:30
Telford Central00:38:00
Tile Hill00:35:30
Tipton00:06:00
Walsall00:47:00
Warrington Bank Quay01:03:00
Watford Junction01:51:00
Wellington (Shropshire)00:46:00
Wigan North Western01:14:00
Witton (West Midlands)00:31:30
Wolverhampton00:13:00

Smethwick Galton Bridge Station is 1.41 miles away.

Address: Smethwick Galton Bridge station, Oldbury Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 1HU

Smethwick Galton Bridge is situated on the Birmingham to Worcester via Kidderminster line|Rugby–Birmingham–Stafford line|West Coast Main Line.

Smethwick Galton Bridge Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Expressway to Smethwick Galton Bridge Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Acocks Green00:24:00
Banbury01:03:00
Bicester North01:14:30
Birmingham Moor Street00:15:00
Birmingham Snow Hill00:12:00
Blakedown00:26:00
Cradley Heath00:11:00
Danzey00:45:00
Dorridge00:39:00
Droitwich Spa00:41:00
Earlswood (West Midlands)00:39:00
Great Malvern01:06:00
Hagley00:21:00
Hall Green00:27:00
Hartlebury00:35:00
Hatton00:48:00
Henley-in-Arden00:49:30
High Wycombe01:34:00
Jewellery Quarter00:06:00
Kidderminster00:28:30
Langley Green00:03:00
Lapworth00:42:00
Leamington Spa00:46:00
London Marylebone01:58:00
Lye (West Midlands)00:16:00
Malvern Link01:03:00
Old Hill00:10:00
Olton00:27:00
Rowley Regis00:06:00
Shirley00:32:00
Small Heath00:19:00
Solihull00:30:30
Spring Road00:24:00
Stourbridge Junction00:17:00
Stratford-upon-Avon01:04:00
Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway01:01:00
The Hawthorns00:02:00
The Lakes (Warks)00:40:00
Tyseley00:22:00
Warwick00:53:30
Warwick Parkway00:39:00
Whitlocks End00:35:00
Widney Manor00:34:00
Wilmcote00:58:00
Wood End00:42:00
Wootton Wawen00:52:00
Worcester Foregate Street00:53:00
Worcester Shrub Hill00:53:00
Wythall00:36:00
Yardley Wood00:29:00

The Hawthorns Station is 1.57 miles away.

Address: The Hawthorns station, Halfords Lane, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B66 2HB

The Hawthorns is situated on the Birmingham to Worcester via Kidderminster line.

The Hawthorns Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Expressway to The Hawthorns Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Acocks Green00:22:00
Banbury01:00:00
Birmingham Moor Street00:13:00
Birmingham Snow Hill00:10:00
Blakedown00:29:00
Cradley Heath00:14:00
Danzey00:43:00
Dorridge00:37:00
Droitwich Spa00:44:00
Earlswood (West Midlands)00:37:00
Great Malvern01:09:00
Hagley00:24:00
Hall Green00:25:00
Hartlebury00:38:00
Henley-in-Arden00:47:30
Jewellery Quarter00:04:00
Kidderminster00:31:30
Langley Green00:06:00
Leamington Spa00:43:30
London Marylebone01:55:00
Lye (West Midlands)00:19:00
Malvern Link01:06:00
Old Hill00:13:00
Olton00:25:00
Rowley Regis00:09:00
Shirley00:30:00
Small Heath00:17:00
Smethwick Galton Bridge00:03:00
Solihull00:28:00
Spring Road00:22:00
Stourbridge Junction00:20:00
Stratford-upon-Avon01:02:00
Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway00:59:00
The Lakes (Warks)00:38:00
Tyseley00:20:00
Warwick00:51:30
Warwick Parkway00:36:00
Whitlocks End00:33:00
Widney Manor00:32:00
Wilmcote00:56:00
Wood End00:40:00
Wootton Wawen00:50:00
Worcester Foregate Street00:56:00
Worcester Shrub Hill00:56:00
Wythall00:34:00
Yardley Wood00:27:00

Smethwick Rolfe Street Station is 1.91 miles away.

Address: Smethwick Rolfe Street station, Rolfe Street, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 2AF

Smethwick Rolfe Street is situated on the Rugby–Birmingham–Stafford line|West Coast Main Line.

Smethwick Rolfe Street Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Expressway to Smethwick Rolfe Street Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Albrighton00:36:00
Alsager01:07:00
Aston00:24:30
Berkswell00:34:00
Bescot Stadium00:39:00
Bilbrook00:29:00
Birmingham International00:26:00
Birmingham New Street00:16:00
Bletchley01:49:00
Bloxwich00:37:00
Bloxwich North00:39:00
Canley00:40:00
Cannock00:47:00
Chester Road00:23:00
Codsall00:31:00
Coseley00:15:00
Cosford00:39:00
Coventry00:43:00
Crewe01:09:30
Duddeston00:22:00
Dudley Port00:09:00
Erdington00:21:00
Four Oaks00:32:00
Hampton-in-Arden00:29:00
Hamstead (Birmingham)00:32:00
Hednesford00:51:00
Kidsgrove01:02:00
Landywood00:43:00
Lea Hall00:18:30
Leighton Buzzard01:56:00
London Euston02:26:00
Long Buckby01:11:00
Marston Green00:21:30
Milton Keynes Central01:44:00
Northampton01:27:00
Oakengates00:51:00
Penkridge00:31:00
Perry Barr00:29:00
Rugby01:01:00
Rugeley Town00:57:30
Rugeley Trent Valley01:01:30
Sandwell & Dudley00:05:00
Shifnal00:44:00
Shrewsbury01:03:00
Smethwick Galton Bridge00:03:00
Stafford00:36:30
Stechford00:16:00
Stoke-on-Trent00:54:00
Stone (Staffs)00:44:00
Sutton Coldfield00:28:00
Tame Bridge Parkway00:36:00
Telford Central00:43:00
Tile Hill00:37:00
Tipton00:11:00
Walsall00:42:00
Wellington (Shropshire)00:50:00
Witton (West Midlands)00:27:00
Wolverhampton00:20:00
Wolverton01:39:00
Wylde Green00:25:00

Nearest Airports

Birmingham International Airport is 11.89 miles away Directions from The Expressway to Birmingham International Airport
Coventry Airport is 24.17 miles away Directions from The Expressway to Coventry Airport
East Midlands Airport is 34.83 miles away Directions from The Expressway to East Midlands Airport
Gloucestershire Airport is 43.99 miles away Directions from The Expressway to Gloucestershire Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Sharpness Old Docks is 58.82 miles away

Directions from The Expressway to Sharpness Old Docks

Lydney Harbour is 60.16 miles away

Directions from The Expressway to Lydney Harbour

Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal is 73.79 miles away

Directions from The Expressway to Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal

Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 74.05 miles away

Directions from The Expressway to Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

The Expressway is approximately 0.69 miles from the M5

Junction: M5 J1/A41/A4252 - 0.92 Miles Away

Directions from The Expressway to M5 J1/A41/A4252

Junction: M6 J8/M5 - 1.69 Miles Away

Directions from The Expressway to M6 J8/M5

Junction: M5 J2/A4123(T) - 2.3 Miles Away

Directions from The Expressway to M5 J2/A4123(T)

Junction: M6 J8/M5 - 2.48 Miles Away

Directions from The Expressway to M6 J8/M5

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Soho House Museum
Historic Properties
Distance: 3.23 (miles)
Directions from The Expressway to Soho House Museum
Attraction Name: Black Country Living Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 3.55 (miles)
Directions from The Expressway to Black Country Living Museum
Attraction Name: Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 3.92 (miles)
Directions from The Expressway to Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
Attraction Name: The Pen Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 4.18 (miles)
Directions from The Expressway to The Pen Museum
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