New Homes in Bilston
The market town of Bilston in the West Midlands offers a relaxed pace of life, close to the big city.
With Birmingham and Wolverhampton nearby, the town benefits from excellent facilities, good schools and strong transport links.
Buying a new home in Bilston is a great option for those looking for a lively area with plenty going on.
Things to see and do
You’ll find everything you need for daily life in Bilston, including large supermarkets, shops, a leisure centre and schools.
For anything else you may need, the city of Wolverhampton is around 10 minutes away. Attractions, entertainment and nightlife are everywhere, giving you plenty of choice.
Explore the city’s past with a trip to Wolverhampton Art Gallery. With 300 years of art, the gallery regularly features exhibitions of photography, sculpture, drawing and multimedia. The Bantock House Museum is another highlight, set in 43 acres of parkland and surrounded by formal gardens.
For a little time out, the RSPB Valley will enable you to get lost in nature; with 660 acres of woodland, lakes and meadows to explore.
Birmingham is just over 20 minutes away and great for those who love shopping. From high end designer labels to one off stores, some of your choices include the Bullring, Mailbox, Pavilions and Jewellery Quarter where you can even commission your own piece of jewellery. The Balti Triangle offers a great shopping experience where you can find beautiful fabrics and the latest in Asian fashion.
There are also several attractions in Birmingham which are great for a family day out. Cadbury World, for example has a number of zones such as the 4D chocolate adventure where you’ll ride the Crunchie rollercoaster, and dive into a bowl of Cadbury dairy milk.
There are several schools in the area giving families plenty of choice. For those wanting to study for a degree, the University of Wolverhampton and University of Birmingham are both close by.
Its central location means Bilston has great transport links by rail, road and air.
The M6 motorway is within easy reach, which connects to the M54 and M5. For those travelling by train, the nearest mainline train is in Coseley. From here you can reach Birmingham in 13 minutes, London in one hour and 50 minutes and Liverpool in one and hour 23 minutes. The metro between Wolverhampton and Birmingham can be picked up on Bradley Lane in Bilston.
The nearest airport is Birmingham International for those travelling further afield and can be reached in around 35 minutes by car.