Dudley Area Guide
Dudley is a large town in the county of West Midlands, located 6 miles south-east of Wolverhampton and 10.5 miles north-west of Birmingham and is the administrative centre of the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley.
Dudley is served by a range of primary schools, secondary schools, special schools and further education.
Dudley College is a college of further education situated mainly in the north of the town centre. Two new campuses were opened in 2012 as part of on-going plans to establish a ‘learning quarter’ in the town centre, relocating facilities from the other sites at Castle View and Wren’s Nest.
According to ONS, there are two railway stations in Dudley, but are all at least a mile outside Dudley town centre, these are Old Hill railway station and Cradley Heath railway station.
Dudley bus station is in the town centre and has many connections to surrounding towns, cities, and communities, including Birmingham, Halesowen, Smethwick, Stourbridge, Walsall, West Bromwich, and Wolverhampton, amongst others.
Dudley is served by main roads which give a direct route to neighbouring towns. The longest of these roads are the B4176 and the A461.
The nearest motorway is the M5, with the closest junction situated in Oldbury, 3 miles south-east of the town.
If you are interested to know the house prices in this area read our article how much does a house cost in Dudley?
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