Overview

With a wide range of residential areas and property types, excellent educational establishments and first class transport facilities, there are plenty of reasons why Birmingham is the first choice destination for people relocating.

Wondering where to live in Birmingham? In this section you can browse and discover the breadth of residential areas found in Birmingham and the region. Our area guides cover all types of locations from bustling city locations in the centre to rural villages close to the countryside. Each section contains an overview of each area with information on schools, transport and property prices to help you find the right place for you.

Key Facts

  • Cost of living is 60% lower than London
  • 27% of schools rated outstanding versus 20% for England
  • 90% of UK population within 4 hours travel time

Birmingham Area Guides

If you are deciding where to live Birmingham and the West Midlands, our area guides are full of information to help you choose.

Select from the list below or click Read More to filter your results by interest and location. 

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Transforming Birmingham

Now is the perfect time to move to Birmingham. The city centre is part-way through a transformation - The Big City Plan - that will result in improved public spaces for pedestrians, greater connectivity to the region, a wealth of new jobs and an overall increase in population by 100,000.

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