New homes in West Bromwich
Live the life
Located in the West Midlands within commuting distance of Birmingham, West Bromwich is a historic town with lots to see and do in the local area, from shopping to country walks, days out at the zoo and trips to the city. If you’re looking for a place to live with great schools, excellent transport links and plenty of nearby attractions, a new home in West Bromwich could be the right choice for you.
Things to see and do
West Bromwich is home to some shopping areas, including New Square, Kings Square, Queens Square and the High Street. There are also two regular markets in the town, so there is plenty of choices when you’re in the mood for a little retail therapy.
If you like getting a breath of fresh air, there are lots of places to enjoy the great outdoors in or near the town, whether you’re walking or cycling through Sandwell Valley Country Park, practising your swing at Sandwell Park Golf Club or taking a day trip to Cannock Chase.
For families moving to the area, there are plenty of kid-friendly attractions nearby including Sandwell Park Farm, Dudley Zoo and Castle, Cadbury World and the National Sea Life Centre Birmingham. Other places of interest include Boulder Central Indoor Climbing, Manor House Museum, the Black Country Living Museum and The Hawthorns, home of West Bromwich Albion football club.
If you’re moving to the area with school-age children, it’s good to know that there are some excellent schools for your children to attend. Outstanding schools nearby include Hargate Primary School, St Mary Magdalene CofE Voluntary Controlled Primary School, St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School, Sandwell Academy and Holyhead School, while private education is available at Sandwell Valley School, Impact Independent School and Jalaliah Education Institution.
For older children and adults thinking about studying for a degree or vocational qualification, Sandwell College and the University of Aston are nearby, while the University of Birmingham is also within commuting distance of the town.
Getting to West Bromwich
West Bromwich is well-connected by road and rail, ideal if you’re commuting to work or visiting friends and family. The town is a 15-minute drive from Dudley, 25 minutes drive or 10-minute train journey from Walsall and a 20-minute drive or 10-minute train journey from Birmingham. From Wolverhampton, the journey to West Bromwich takes 30 minutes by car or 15 minutes by train, while the journey from London Euston to Sandwell and Dudley Station takes just one hour 45 minutes.
If you’re going on holiday, West Bromwich is only a 30-minute drive away from Birmingham Airport, or 25 minutes by direct train from Birmingham International.