Yardley Wood

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Coordinates: 52°25′07″N 1°51′02″W / 52.418662°N 1.850586°W / 52.418662; -1.850586

Yardley Wood
West Midlands
Yardley Wood
Yardley Wood
 Yardley Wood shown within the West Midlands
OS grid reference SP103802
Metropolitan borough Birmingham
Metropolitan county West Midlands
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BIRMINGHAM
Postcode district B14
Dialling code 0121
Police West Midlands
Fire West Midlands
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament Birmingham
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Yardley Wood is an area of Birmingham, United Kingdom, covering the eastern-most quadrant of postcode area B14 (as well as Priory Rd and adjacent streets up to the city boundary), and is located within the ward of Billesley to the south of the city.

To the west the area is contiguous with Warstock. Other nearby settlements include Billesley, Hall Green, Solihull Lodge, Highter's Heath and Kings Heath.

Yardley Wood is remote from the Birmingham suburb of Yardley which is located to the east of the city.

Transport[edit]

The area is served by Yardley Wood railway station, despite the station being located just inside the Hall Green (B28 postcode) area, as well as by the following bus routes:

Yardley Wood Bus Garage - Yardley Wood Road
..... Yardley Wood Road
2 Maypole to Birmingham
18 to Cotteridge/Northfield
27 Maypole to Kings Heath via Glastonbury Road
..... School Rd / Ravenshill Rd / Priory Rd
3 Birmingham to Shirley/Acocks Green

Additionally bus route 76 (QE Hospital to Solihull) serves the railway station. All these bus services are run by National Express West Midlands who have a large depot in Yardley Wood.

Education[edit]

Local schools include Yardley Wood Primary School, plus Highters Heath Community School (on the border with Warstock) and Our Lady of Loudes RC Primary School (on the border with Billesley).

Yardley Wood library is located on Highfield Road.