Pedmore is a residential suburb of Stourbridge in the West Midlands of England. It was originally a village in the Worcestershire countryside until extensive housebuilding during the interwar years saw it gradually merged into Stourbridge. The population of the appropriate Dudley Ward (Pedmore and Stourbridge East) taken at the 2011 census was 12,471.
Pedmore is served by two primary schools - Pedmore Church of England school, and Ham Dingle school. It is also served by a secondary school - Pedmore High School, which until July 2004 was called The Grange School.
In the 1920s, Pedmore House was built on what is now the end of Ham Lane. It became a local landmark, offering restaurant facilities that later incorporated the Tuscana Italian restaurant as well as 20-bedroom hotel. It closed in July 2006, despite being hugely popular with customers, and was demolished the following year to make way for a housing development by David Payne homes.
Manchester United and England footballer Ashley Young has lived in Pedmore since 2007. Aston Villa footballer Nigel Reo-Coker is also believed to live in the area. Playwright Stephen Laughton grew up here.
- "Dudley Ward population 2011". Retrieved 18 December 2015.|
- British History Online: Pedmore
- Pedmore Cricket Club
- Pedmore Technology College and Community School
- photos of Pedmore and surrounding area on geograph
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