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    Acocks Green Area Guide

    Acocks Green is an area and ward of Southeast Birmingham, 6 miles from Birmingham City Centre. This ward is named after the Acock family, who built a large house there in 1370. Acocks Green began to expand in the 19th century when it was connected to Birmingham to Oxford Railway in 1852. In 1911, Acocks Green got absorbed by Birmingham, as they required housing for the people in the city.

    Acocks Green Property Market

    Sold property prices in Acocks Green over the last year were 4% up on the previous year and 16% up on the 2017 peak. The majority of sales in Acocks Green during the last year were semi-detached properties, selling for an average price of £214,249. Terraced properties sold for an average of £183,527, with flats fetching £127,214. According to the latest Zoopla report, property values is Acocks Green has gone up by 6.74% in the last 12 months. For more info, please contact our estate agents in Acocks Green.

    Why Acocks Green is a great investment

    Not only are property prices and values in Acocks Green showing a consistent incline, but this ward has also been well known for housing the upper-middle class, who have wanted to get out of the city air. This reputation has continued, with everything looking up for Acocks Green, its no wonder investing here is second on the list after Edgbaston. Get an instant free local property valuation and find out how much your house is worth today using our professional estate agents’ services.

    Schools in this area

    Schools in this area

    1. Acocks Green Primary School – Acocks Green Primary School is a co-educational school aged 4 – 11. This school is Ofsted rated outstanding.
    2. Cedars Academy – Cedars Academy is a co-educational school attached to the Robin Hood Multi Academy Trust. This school is Ofsted rated good.


    Bus routes 1, 11A, 11C, 4, 4A travel into Acocks Green. There is also a train station at Acocks Green, the trains there can take you anywhere from Milton Keynes to Hertfordshire.

    What to do in Acocks Green

    Acocks Green has numerous parks and green spaces, including Fox Hollies Park in the south which is home to a man-made lake called Round Pool. Whether you want a relaxing picnic or a scenic stroll, Fox Hollies Park is a perfect recreational space. Most of the general retail shops are located here and further along the famous Warwick Road.

    Acocks Green Area Guide
    By David Price