Birmingham offers buyers and renters some great property options in its suburbs.
In the second of our series of postcode guides, we're looking at the B28 area of Birmingham-
Where is B28 in Birmingham?
The B28 postcode in Birmingham covers the area of Hall Green, to the south east of the city centre and west of Solihull.
Hall Green is bordered by other popular Birmingham suburbs, including Acocks Green, Yardley Wood and Kineton Green.
House prices in Hall Green, B28
The average price of a property to buy in Hall Green, B28, was £233,394 in April 2021 . a 2% rise on the previous year and 28% jump from the same time five years ago.
It's estimated around 8% of sales in B28 over the 12 months to April 2021 were flats at an average price of £120,740.
The average price of a house in Halls Green, B28, meanwhile, was £246,720 in April 2021.
Houses for sale in B28, Birmingham
Property for sale in Halls Green, B28, is largely from the inter-war period, with large 1920s and 1930s family homes lining leafy streets.
The area has also seen its fair share of development, too, and so more modern properties are also available, including in a host of contemporary flat and apartment buildings
The average price of a house in the B28 area was £246,720 in April 2021, with terraced properties commanding £216,871, semi-detached homes £253,130 and detached houses £310,651.
Houses to rent in Hall Green, B28
Property to rent in Hall Green includes modern flats and apartments close to rail and bus links, as well as larger family homes from the 1920s and 1930s.
The average monthly rent for a property in Halls Green, B28, was £819 in April 2021, with the majority of lettings in the 12 months from April 2020 to April 2021 being semi-detached houses.
Schools in Hall Green, B28
Hall Green, B28, is home to a host of superb schools . making it a great area for renting families or those looking to put down permanent roots.
The area's 'Outstanding'-rated primary schools include:
Â· St Ambrose Barlow Catholic Primary School
Â· Chilcote Primary School
Â· Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School
'Good'-rated schools in the area, meanwhile, include:
Â· Hall Green Junior School
Â· Hall Green Infant School
Â· Robin Hood Academy
Â· Lakey Lane Junior and Infant School
Â· Yorkmead Junior and Infant School
Nearby secondary schools carrying Ofsted's 'Good' ranking include:
Â· Hall Green School
Â· Ninestiles Academy
Jobs and employment in the B28 area
Hall Green, B28, sits between Birmingham's four major hospitals . Birmingham City Hospital, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Solihull Hospital . making it a great place to live for those working in the medical profession.
Retail and hospitality sector employment is also strong in Hall Green, thanks to the raft of shops and eateries along Stratford Road, which runs through the centre of the area.
The Hall Green campus of South & City College Birmingham, meanwhile, is located in the north of the suburb and employs a large number of local people in education.
Jaguar Land Rover's base at Lode Heath is also only four miles from Hall Green and the B28 area . with the carmaker employing more than 9,000 people at its production facility.
How far is Hall Green from Birmingham city centre?
Hall Green is around six miles south east of Birmingham city centre, making it a great location for those looking to mix the peace of the suburbs with the hustle and bustle of the Second City.
Getting around B28, Birmingham
Hall Green, B28, is ideally located for easy access to Birmingham and further afield, whether you're looking to use rail or road links.
B28 road links
Stratford Road, which runs from the M42 motorway at Blythe Valley Park to Birmingham city centre, passes right through Hall Green meaning easy road access to the city itself or to the West Midlands motorway network.
B28 rail links
The nearest railway station to the B28 area is Hall Green station, which offers regular train services into Birmingham Moor Street in just 11 minutes.
Hall Green station also provides direct services to Worcester, Kidderminster and Stratford-upon-Avon.
B28 airport links
The B14 area is less than eight miles from Birmingham Airport . an 18-minute journey via the A45.