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Everything you need to know about the B27 area of Birmingham

Where is B27 in Birmingham?

The B27 postcode in Birmingham covers the Acocks Green area, south east of Birmingham city centre

Acocks Green is bordered by other popular Birmingham suburbs, including Hall Green and Kineton Green, and is home to a stretch of the Grand Union Canal to the north east of the district.

House prices in Acocks Green, B27

The average price of a property to buy in Acocks Green, B27, was £180,515 in May 2021 – an 8% rise on the previous year and 30% increase over the five years since May 2016.

Almost half of all property sales in Acocks Green over the 12 months to May 2021 were terraced houses, with an average sale price of £178,810

The average price of house in Acocks Green, meanwhile, was £215,137 in May 2021.

Houses for sale in B27, Birmingham

Property for sale in Acocks Green is largely from the 1920s, when the area expanded outwards due to the need for additional homes.

As well as those post First World War properties, more modern properties from the late 20th century are available in the north of the area near to the Grand Union Canal.

The average price of a house in the B27 area was £215,137 in May 2021, with terraced properties averaging £178,810, semi-detached homes £206,215 and detached houses £260,386.

Houses to rent in B27, Birmingham

Property to rent in Acocks Green includes larger 1920s houses but also a large number of flats, maisonettes and house shares to suit young professional renters.

The average monthly rent for a property in Acosks Green was £605 in May 2021, with most lettings over the 12 months to May being flats and apartments.

More than half of tenants in Acocks Green are between the age of 18 and 29, making the area a popular one for young professionals looking to commute into Birmingham city centre.

Schools in Acocks Green, B27

Acocks Green, B27, is home to a number of highly rated primary schools.

Acocks Green Primary School is rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, with ‘Good’ schools including:

· The Oaklands Primary School

· Cottesbrooke Infant and Nursery School

· Cedars Academy

· Severne Junior, Infant and Nursery School

Nearby secondary schools carrying Ofsted’s ‘Good’ ranking include:

· Archbishop Ilsley Catholic School

· Ninestiles Academy

Jobs and employment in the B27 area

Acocks Green’s location and superb transport links into Birmingham make it a great area for commuters to put down roots.

The B27 area is well within reach of Birmingham’s major hospitals, while strong local retail and hospitality make it a great area to both live and work.

The Jaguar Land Rover base at Lode Heath is also only an 11-minute drive from Acocks Green and many of the 9,000 people working at the production plant live in the B27 area.

How far is Acocks Green from Birmingham city centre?

Acocks Green is just over five miles south east of Birmingham city centre, meaning easy access to the city for work and pleasure for those who live in the area.

Getting around B27, Birmingham

The B27 area and Acocks Green is ideally located for easy access to Birmingham and beyond, by road and rail.

B27 road links

The A41 between Solihull and Birmingham runs through the centre of Acocks Green, meaning great road link options south and north.

The A41 is also the link road for the M42 and M6 to the North West.

B27 rail links

Acocks Green station offers rail services to Birmingham Moor Street, taking just six minutes.

Tyseley and Spring Road stations are also nearby, offering direct services to Moor Street

B27 airport links

Acocks Green and the B27 area are only seven miles from Birmingham Airport, with journeys taking around 20 minutes by car.

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