Kitts Green

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Kitts Green is an area of Birmingham, England, approximately 5 miles east of the city centre and on the borders of Lea Village, Lea Hall, Garrets Green. Kitts Green starts on the Kitts Green Road at the junction of Yokleton Road and heads down as far as the junction with Giles Road and Mackadown Lane, spanning along from the Meadway and through to Tile Cross. Kitts Green is not to be confused with Lea Village which runs down from the railway bridge at Lea Hall along the Lea Village Road down through the village towards Gressel Lane. Kitts Green dates back to when it was first mentioned in 1495 whereas Lea Village is first documented in 1275.

Kitts Green's main local attractions are McDonald's at the top of the Meadway, Lidl, BJ's Bingo, Darlaston Builders Merchants and the shopping area at The Mackadown shops.

There are currently four bus services operating through the Kitts Green area; the 97 which runs from Chelmsley wood via Kitts Green to Birmingham. The 14 Service Operated by National Express West Midlands from Marston Green railway station to Birmingham via Tile Cross, Lea Village, Ward End and Alum Rock, the 14A Service Operated by National Express West Midlands from Chelmsley Wood, Pine Square to Birmingham via Marston Green Station, Tile Cross, Lea Village, Ward End and Alum Rock, and the 663 Service operated by Central Connect from Shard End to Erdington via Kitts Green, Stechford and Yardley Green.

Roy Wood, co-founder of bands The Move, Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) and Wizzard, was born in Kitts Green in 1946.

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Coordinates: 52°28′46″N 1°46′35″W / 52.4795°N 1.7763°W / 52.4795; -1.7763