Hodge Hill shown within the West Midlands
|Population||24,114 (2001 Population Census)|
|– density||42.3 per ha|
|OS grid reference|
|Metropolitan county||West Midlands|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||B34 & B36|
|EU Parliament||West Midlands|
|UK Parliament||Birmingham Hodge Hill|
Hodge Hill Ward has adopted a Ward Support Officer with the current holder of the title being John Lerwill.
The 2001 Population Census recorded 24,825 people living within the ward with a population density of 4,566 people per km² compared with 3,649 people per km² for Birmingham. Ethnic minorities represent 13.9% (3,442) of the ward's population as opposed to 29.6% for Birmingham in general.
The B4114 Coleshill Road is the main road that separates the area. Stechford railway station on the Coventry to Birmingham New Street line, as well as occasional services to Walsall via Aston, serves the area.
Coleshill Road was the A47 before 1997, when the Heartlands Spine Road was completed.
The local library is Glebe Farm Library which was the first library to be built in Birmingham after World War II. It was constructed out of pre-fabricated concrete sections and took one year to build. On April 22, 1952, it was opened to the public by Alderman Ralph Yates, then Lord Mayor of Birmingham. The Glebe Farm Local History Society gather at the library once every month.
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