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    Bromsgrove Area Guide

    Bromsgrove is a town in Worcestershire, 13 miles southwest of Birmingham City Centre. In the Middle Ages, Bromsgrove was a small market town; primarily producing cloth through the early modern period. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, it became a major centre for nail making. Bromsgrove has an extensive history dating back to Anglo Saxon times through the medieval period and modern-day.

    Bromsgrove Property Market

    Sold property prices in Bromsgrove over the last year were up 3% on the previous year and up 12% during the 2017 peak. The majority of sales in Bromsgrove during the last year were detached properties, selling for an average price of £392,170. Semi-detached properties sold for an average of £243,516, with terraced properties fetching £210,864. According to the latest Zoopla report, property values in Bromsgrove have gone up by 5.31% in the last 12 months. For more info, please contact our estate agents in Bromsgrove.

    Why Bromsgrove is a great investment

    Research by the service shows almost £350million is being ploughed into North Worcestershire, including significant schemes in Wyre Forest. There will be a £23million investment into a new manufacturing plant in Kidderminster which will eventually create 500 jobs, a new £12 million leisure centre in the town and plans for an £80 million water park, hotel and conference centre at West Midlands Safari Park, near Bewdley, positively impacting Bromsgrove (Kidderminster’s neighbour).

    Schools in this area

    1. Bromsgrove School – Bromsgrove School is a co-educational independent boarding school aged 3 – 18. This school is Ofsted rated outstanding.
    2. St John’s CE Middle Academy – St John’s CE Middle Academy aged 9 – 13. This Middle School is Ofsted rated outstanding.
    3. Finstall First School – Finstall First School is the first school-aged 5 – 9. This school is Ofsted rated outstanding.


    Bromsgrove is intersected by the A38 which was bypassed to the east of the town in 1980, the M5 motorway borders the west side and the M42 motorway starts at the north of the town. The railway station is situated to the south of the city.
    Bus transport in Bromsgrove has a long and varied history, dating back to Midland Red operations. In recent years, however, First Midland Red, which has evolved from the original Midland Red company, has severely reduced operations.

    Bromsgrove Area Guide
    By David Price