Stourbridge Area Guide
Stourbridge is historically a market town in Birmingham, which fifteen miles from Birmingham City Centre. The town is situated on the River Stour, flowing through all the areas of the West Midlands. Stourbridge was the centre for British glassmaking during the industrial revolution.
Stourbridge was first listed in 1255 as part of Worcestershire, known as a medieval town. The town was amalgamated into the Borough of Dudley and became part of the wider West Midlands county in 1974.
Stourbridge Property Market
Sold property prices in Stourbridge over the last year were similar to the previous year and were up 10% during the 2017 peak. The majority of sales in Stourbridge during the last year were semi-detached properties, selling for an average price of £206,525.
Detached properties sold for an average of £340,282, with terraced properties fetching £170,091. According to the latest Zoopla report, property values have gone up by 1.24% in the last 12 months.
Stourbridge is a great investment
Stourbridge is due to get and has been getting a huge investment in the area. They have received £73 million-pound town centre and town square rejuvenation, making the area more attractive. Stourbridge has notoriously been known as a prestigious area of Dudley and has rental yields and sold prices to show it. For more info, please contact our estate agents in Stourbridge.
Schools in this area
1. Elmfield Rudolf Steiner School – Elmfield Rudolf Steiner School is an independent school aged 3 – 18. This school follow the international Steiner Waldorf Education curriculum.
2. Redhill School – Redhill School coeducational secondary school with academy status, aged 11 – 16. This school is Ofsted rated outstanding.
3. Amblecote Primary School ¬- Amblecote Primary School is a coeducational school aged 5 – 11. This school is Ofsted rated good.
Train – Stourbridge Town connects conveniently to Stourbridge Junction, which sits on the line between Kidderminster and Birmingham Moor Street. Once at Moor Street Station, you are only a short walk from New Street Station and the nationwide connections it offers.
Bus – Stourbridge Interchange offers routes throughout the Midlands.
Car – The M25 and M1 motorways offer convenient access to Stourbridge from around the UK
What to do in Stourbridge
Stourbridge is a small but yet quaint town centre where you can find independent and charity shops. The town thrives of local business and has loyal customers in return. Stourbridge is not short on nightlife either with many bars and restaurants in the area.
Stourbridge is a also 10-minute drive away from the popular shopping centre, Merry Hill. The shopping centre has a over 200 shops and a food court with plenty of options.