Fox Hollies

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Fox Hollies is an area of Birmingham, England, situated on the edge of Acocks Green district. It is named after the Fox Hollies Hall estate.[1]

It roughly includes the area around Fox Hollies Road (part of the A4040 Outer Ring Road), stretching from Acocks Green in the north, to Hall Green in the south. A showpiece housing estate was built to the east of Fox Hollies Road in the 1920s, around Fox Hollies Park. There was also a pub called the Fox Hollies at the junction of Fox Hollies Road and Olton Boulevard East, but this closed in 1997 and has since been demolished to make way for a supermarket.[2]

Until 2004, one of the Birmingham City Council wards was named Fox Hollies. This area is now divided between the Acocks Green and Springfield wards.[3]

The area is served by Spring Road railway station on the Birmingham to Stratford Line, and by several bus routes including the 11A/11C Outer Circle.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Acocks Green History Society - Fox Hollies and the Walker family
  2. ^ Acocks Green History Society - Housing between the wars
  3. ^ Boundary Committee for England - 2003 Birmingham boundary changes

Coordinates: 52°26′13″N 1°49′26″W / 52.437°N 1.824°W / 52.437; -1.824