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    Rubery Area Guides

    Rubery is a village in the Bromsgrove district of Worcestershire, with part of the village also forming a southern suburb of Birmingham. Rubery is located 9 miles from Birmingham City Centre, it is one of Bromsgrove’s most charming villages. The village was first documented in the 17th Century as Robery, meaning rough hills. Since the first documented finding of Rubery, there has been a lot of history there.

    The village played a massive part in the First and Second World Wars.Workers who worked at the Longbridge plant shifted jobs from cars to munitions workers through both conflicts. Rubery Hill Hospital was quickly appropriated as a military hospital, with the area took significant hits during bombing raids as it was an important manufacturing centre.

    Rubery Property Market

    The average price for property in Rubery stood at £184,585 in December 2020. This is a rise of 1.85% in the last three months. The majority of sales in Rubery during the last year were semi-detached properties, selling for an average price of £192,886. Terraced properties sold for an average of £166,546, with flats fetching £92,538. According to the latest Zoopla report, property values in Rubery have gone up by 6.74%. If you need more info about this area, please contact our estate agents in Rubery.

    Why Rubery is a great investment

    In the latest property price index, it was stated that future buyers and hopeful tenants were searching for ‘more space’ and Rubery is perfect for this. The village is home to spacious properties with a strong community spirit. Not only will you have space but also everything on your doorstep, countless shops, medical centre and a cinema.

    This is a great area for a buy to let investment, with so many retail shops, medical centres and higher education centres around Rubery. 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. Holywell Primary School – Holywell Primary School and nursery aged 3 – 11. This school is Ofsted rated requires improvement.
    2. Waseley Hills High School- Waseley Hills High School and Sixth Form Centre is a mixed secondary school and sixth form with academy status aged 11 – 18. The school has specialist hearing impaired provision and a specialist able autism base.
    3. Holly Hill Methodist C of E Infant & Nursery School – Holly Hill Methodist C of E Infant & Nursery School is a Church Of England school aged 3 – 11. This school is Ofsted rated good.


    • Train – Longbridge Station sits on the Cross-City line and is only a short journey from Birmingham New Street station. From there, the 68 bus and a short walk will get you into Rubery.
    • Bus – Bus routes throughout the Midlands pass through Rubery.
    • Car – The M5 conveniently connects Rubery with the rest of the UK.

    What to do in Rubery

    The whole family can find something to enjoy in Rubery, thanks to the exceptional Great Park entertainment and retail complex. Rubery has a shop on every road and a retail complex with several restaurants, a cinema and gaming arcade. Fun for all the family! This area has many places of interest, each with ample and convenient parking. Its attractions have popular appeal, this friendly zone offers plenty to see and do.

    Rubery Area Guides
    By David Price