Belgrave shown within Staffordshire
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||West Midlands|
|UK Parliament||North Warwickshire|
Belgrave is an area of Tamworth, Staffordshire, roughly 2.5 km from the town centre. The main feature of Belgrave is Marlborough way which cuts the area in half. Belgrave contains Tamworth fire station, a Morrisons supermarket, a high school, two primary schools and is bordered by Two Gates, Wilnecote and Glascote.
Starting life as a mining village, Belgrave had its own colliery up until the late 19th century. The area was considerably expanded in the 1970s with the addition of 2 new housing estates.
Belgrave contains Tamworth Enterprise College which is a state High School.
Tamworth Community Fire station is located in Belgrave. Completed in 2010, the station is state-of-the-art including several large meeting rooms, and a gym for use by partners of the station. The station is built on what was previously Belgrave High School field.
Belgrave has a pub and a club. These are The Mercian at Exeley centre, and Belgrave Sports and Social Club which hosts regular bingo, private parties, and quality live acts from around the country. (Artists to have played there include Ruby Murray and The Drifters).
Belgrave is covered by the Tamworth Herald newspaper which is the local newspaper for Tamworth.