Located in northeast Worcestershire, Redditch is just 15 miles south of Birmingham. Historically, the town was the international centre for the needle and fishing tackle industry, whilst today it’s home to a thriving community and is a great place to live.
Redditch has a population of 85,000 and promises residents great schools, green spaces and plenty of culture. At Wain Homes, you’ll find a number of new homes for sale in Redditch across our new build developments in the area.
The town was voted in the top 40 best places to live in the UK by Channel 4
Town has vast green open space, including the 900-acre Arrow Valley Country Park
There are three schools in Redditch rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted
Redditch has good transport links to nearby Birmingham
Plenty of cultural attractions on offer in Redditch, including the Palace Theatre
Redditch is just over an hour away from Birmingham Airport
WHY REDDITCH IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
More and more families are deciding to call Redditch home. With a rich history in needle making and developed as a new town in the 1960s, Redditch today is home to a thriving and growing community. It was also voted in the top 40 places to live in the UK by Channel 4 and TV property expert, Sarah Beeny, and it’s easy to see why.
Families with school age children will be pleased to know there are three schools in the local area that have been rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted. These include Astwood Bank Primary School, Arrow Vale RSA Academy and St. Augustine’s Catholic High School. And there are also 27 schools in Redditch rated as “Good”, making it a great place for families to settle.
Redditch residents also have the opportunity to make the most of the great outdoors, with plenty of green spaces in and around the town. This includes the 900-acre Arrow Valley Country Park, home to Arrow Valley Lake, local wildlife, ancient monuments and even an Olympic-standard floodlit BMX facility. The town itself has a thriving community feel, with shopping at the Kingfisher Shopping Centre and regular shows at the Palace Theatre.
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Just 15 miles away from Birmingham, Redditch is close enough to enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city, but offers a slightly more peaceful way of life.
The town is based near the M42 motorway whilst direct services run from Redditch train station to Birmingham New Street with a journey time of around 40 minutes. Redditch is also just over an hour away from Birmingham Airport.
If you want to call Redditch home, we have a range of new homes for sale in Redditch.
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