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    Stirchley Area Guide

    Stirchley is a village in south-west Birmingham, which well known for its stunning views of the River Rea that flows through the village. The River used to power mills at Lifford, Hazelwell, Dogpool and Moor Green but is now a walking and cycle route.

    This suburb has been known for its busy commuter thoroughfare of Pershore Road but is now being transformed into a couple and family area with a relaxed community feel and a blossoming independent business scene. Many sources have said that right now, insalubrious Stirchley is the most up and coming area to live in Birmingham. Tourists and homebuyers are flocking to Stirchley to invest in a piece of some of the most fashionable real estate in Birmingham, as home prices in the area are consistently rising. Selling in Stirchley is now more lucrative than ever before.

    Stirchley Property Market

    Property sold prices in Stirchley over the last year were 5% up on the previous year and 24% up on the 2017 peak. The majority of sales in Stirchley during the last year were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £198,231. Semi-detached properties sold for an average of £230,453, with detached properties fetching £261,475. According to Zoopla property values in Stirchley have gone up by 6.74% in the last 12 months. For more info about the local property market, please contact our estate agents in Stirchley.

    Why Stirchley is a great investment

    Not only are property prices and values constantly on the incline in Stirchley, since 2016, the location of the village and growing community means it is an assured positive investment. With many local independent businesses, excellent transport links, scenic green spaces and the new development coming there’s no wonder Stirchley investment interests are on the rise.
    With many independent businesses lining the streets and a new superstore Tesco being built, Stirchley’s economy is on the rise. 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

    Stirchley Primary School – Stirchley Primary School is a co-educational school aged 4 – 11. This school is Ofsted rated Good.


    Stirchley is located on the Pershore Road, a road leading from the Chinese Quarter to Cotteridge, an adjacent town to Stirchley. Buses that travel through Stirchley are; 45, Birmingham City Centre to the long bridge and the 47 also making the same journey route. The West Midlands railway service also passes through Cotteridge, this train travels from Birmingham New Street to Litchfield Trent Valley or Bromsgrove.

    What to do in Stirchley

    Stirchley has more to offer than just shops! You can learn to bake at Loaf, an independent bakery and cooking school or if cooking isn’t your style a few doors down is the excellent Caneat café serving breakfast, lunch, coffee and cake. If you have sweet tooth you must go over the road to Sweatmeat – a fudge shop that opened in September 2018, and to wash it all down head over to The Wildcat Tap or Birmingham Brewery.

    The brewery was one of the first businesses to open in Stirchley and sells its beers to Birmingham bars such as Pint Shop, Cherry Reds and The Wolf on Constitution Hill.

    By David Price