Ideal transport links for the commuter and traveller, with two direct train lines to London (from Solihull station and Birmingham International).
Birmingham Airport is only one motorway junction away. The M42 also links to the M40, M5 and M6 motorways giving complete access across the Midlands, to London, and the north.
High educational standards - the borough boasts some top-performing state schools, with properties in the catchment of Tudor Grange and Arden enjoying premium prices. Six independent schools attract high numbers of candidates and there’s stiff competition for the grammar schools in the surrounding areas.
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Solihull regularly features in the top five in polls of the most desirable places to live in the UK in terms of employment rates, work/life balance and overall quality of life. Unsurprisingly, then, it also has some of the most expensive property postcodes outside London.
The joy of shopping – Touchwood shopping centre and the town’s busy streets have some of the top high street names including John Lewis, and Birmingham city centre is only a 12-minute rail journey away!
Solihull is rich with parks and walks, National Trust properties and gastropubs?. The NEC and Genting Arena nearby are host to major exhibitions and concerts, and Resorts World is a shopping-and-dining mecca.
Richard Hammond, broadcasters Simon Mayo and Michael Buerk, Baroness Karren Brady, rugby player Martin Johnson and comedian Jasper Carrott are all Solihull-bred!