Stockland Green

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Stockland Green
Stockland Green is located in West Midlands county
Stockland Green
Stockland Green
 Stockland Green shown within the West Midlands
Population 20,799 (2001 Population Census)
   – density  44.6 per ha
OS grid reference SP095915
Metropolitan borough Birmingham
Metropolitan county West Midlands
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BIRMINGHAM
Postcode district B23
Dialling code 0121
Police West Midlands
Fire West Midlands
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament Birmingham Erdington
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England
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Coordinates: 52°31′17″N 1°51′33″W / 52.5213°N 1.8592°W / 52.5213; -1.8592

Stockland Green is an area of Birmingham, England.

It gives its name to a ward which is part of the Erdington formal district, and is located to the south-west of Erdington and north-east of Birmingham City Centre. The ward comprises the areas Gravelly Hill as well as Stockland Green itself.

Demographics[edit]

The 2001 Population Census recorded that there were 23,060 people living in the ward with a population density of 4,487 people per km² compared with 3,649 people per km² for Birmingham. 24.7% (5,706) of the ward's population consists of ethnic minorities compared with 29.6% for Birmingham in general.

Politics[edit]

The ward was dominated by the Labour Party between the mid-1980s to 2007 and sent three Labour councillors to Birmingham City Council. However in 2008 this changed when Matt Bennett won for the local Conservative Party.

Stockland Green has a Ward Support Officer.

Places of interest[edit]

Points of interest include Witton Cemetery, one of the largest cemeteries in the Midlands, which can be seen from the M6 motorway. Other areas include the Josiah Mason/Stockland Green complex of schools and colleges and Witton lakes, an area of local beauty.

A rocky outcrop is located along the Tyburn Road. There are two major areas of open space; Bleak Hill Recreation Ground and Brookvale Park, which contains a large lake.

Stockland Green Community Leisure Centre serves the area. Stockland Green City Learning Centre is an ICT facility in the area with a range of equipment and software and is used by schools and businesses.

Transport[edit]

Three major roads dissect the area; Tyburn Road (A38), Gravelly Hill (A5127) and Reservoir Road (A4040). The M6 motorway is situated in the southern boundary of the ward.

Gravelly Hill railway station on the Cross-City Line is the only railway station within the ward.

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