Located just seven miles from Birmingham, Solihull promises a slice of country living just outside the UK’s second largest city. The market town and administrative centre of the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull has a population of close to 200,000 and is the historic home of Land Rover.
Residents of this popular town have plenty of green space to enjoy, with nearly three-quarters of the borough defined as Green Belt. And with a number of sought-after schools in and around Solihull, the town is an extremely popular place to live. At Wain Homes, you’ll find a range of new homes for sale in Solihull across our new build developments in the area.
Home to 15 primary and secondary schools rated “outstanding” by Ofsted
Close to three-quarters of the borough is defined as Green Belt
Solihull is home to Jaguar Land Rover’s Solihull Plant, a key employer
The town has previously been voted the best place to live in the UK
Birmingham Airport is based in Solihull, offering international travel
Solihull is well served by road and rail networks
WHY SOLIHULL IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
It’s no surprise that Solihull is such an attractive place to live. With 15 schools in the area rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted, its popularity continues to grow amongst families with school-age children. Tudor Grange Academy, Arden Academy, Solihull School and St Martin’s are all sought-after schools with many parents moving to the area to secure a place for their child.
Having once been voted the best place to live in the UK, Solihull is packed with green open space. In fact, three-quarters of the borough has been designated as Green Belt. The area has over 1,500 acres of parks with 10 earning Green Flag Award status. Favourites amongst Solihull residents include Brueton Park and Olton Jubilee Park.
Solihull is also blessed with fantastic transport links, with the M42 and M40 both passing on the outskirts of the town connecting it to Oxford and London. The train journey from Solihull railway station to London Marylebone takes around an hour and a half. Solihull is also the home of Birmingham Airport which offers many international flights to destinations including New York and Dubai.
The town is the historic home of Land Rover, with the Solihull Plant still operational today. Now owned by Jaguar Land Rover, it produces the Jaguar F-PACE, Land Rover Discovery, Range Rover, Range Rover Sport and Range Rover Velar.
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With the Genting Arena (the NEC) close by as well as Solihull Arts Complex, there’s plenty of entertainment on offer for residents of Solihull. Whilst Resorts World is perfect for shopping and eating out.
With so much to offer, it’s no surprise that Solihull continues to be one of the most popular places to live in the UK. And at Wain Homes, you’ll find a fantastic range of properties for sale in Solihull across our new build developments.
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