Sutton Trinity (ward)

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Sutton Trinity
Ward
Holy Trinity Church, Sutton Coldfield2.jpg
Holy Trinity Church, north of Sutton town centre, from which the ward receives its name.
Sutton Trinity is located in West Midlands county
Sutton Trinity
Sutton Trinity
Sutton Trinity shown within the West Midlands
Area4.60 sq mi (11.9 km2)
Population25,267 (2011.Ward)[1]
• Density5,493/sq mi (2,121/km2)
OS grid referenceSP121958
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSUTTON COLDFIELD
Postcode districtB75
Dialling code0121
PoliceWest Midlands
FireWest Midlands
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
West Midlands
52°33′43″N 1°48′23″W / 52.5619°N 1.8063°W / 52.5619; -1.8063Coordinates: 52°33′43″N 1°48′23″W / 52.5619°N 1.8063°W / 52.5619; -1.8063

Sutton Trinity is one of the 40 electoral wards in Birmingham, England.[2] The ward is named after Holy Trinity Church, the town's parish church.

Sutton Trinity is one of the four wards that make up the Parliamentary Constituency and formal district of Sutton Coldfield. It came into being on 10 June 2004, following a Boundary Commission review of the city. The ward covers Sutton town centre and includes the neighbourhoods of Tudor Hill, Maney, New Hall Manor, Falcon Lodge, Whitehouse Common, Withy Hill, Little Sutton and Reddicap Heath.

Population[edit]

It covers an area of 4.60 square miles (11.9 km2). According to the 2001 Population Census, there were 23,394 people living in 9,887 households in Sutton Trinity and 5.1% (1,183) of the ward's population consists of ethnic minorities compared with 29.6% for Birmingham in general.

Local politics[edit]

Sutton Trinity, like all of Sutton Coldfield is dominated by the Conservative Party and is represented by three Conservative councillors: Ewan Mackey, David Pears and Margaret Waddington. Sutton Trinity has adopted a Ward Support Officer.

Infrastructure[edit]

Schools and colleges[edit]

Bishop Vesey's Grammar School for boys and Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls are located within the ward. Sutton Coldfield College, located next to Bishop Vesey's Grammar School, is a college of further education. A separate building owned by Sutton College, located opposite Holy Trinity Church, is in use as the media centre. Sutton Coldfield Library is located in Sutton Town Centre in the Rose Centre.

Medical[edit]

Good Hope Hospital on the Rectory Road is the main hospital for the whole town.

Transport[edit]

Sutton Coldfield railway station on the Cross-City Line serves the town centre. There are a number of bus services operated by National Express West Midlands that stop at the Parade in Sutton town centre.

Sutton Town railway station on Midland Drive.

From 1879 until 1924, Sutton Coldfield was served by the Sutton Town railway station, as well as the LNWR-owned Sutton Coldfield railway station. It was forced to shut as a result of low passenger figures. The buildings still remain but as office buildings.[3]

Sport[edit]

The town is served by the Wyndley Leisure Centre, the largest leisure centre in Bermingham is located on the edge of Sutton Park, which is used by local football teams for training.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birmingham Ward population 2011". Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  2. ^ http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/wards
  3. ^ [1] www.railaroundbirmingham.co.uk/
  4. ^ Welcome to Wyndley Leisure Centre

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