Yardley Wood is an area of Birmingham, United Kingdom, covering the eastern-most quadrant of postcode area B14 (as well as Priory Rd and adjacent streets up to the city boundary), and is located across the wards of Billesley and Highter's Heath in the south of the city.
Yardley Wood is remote from the Birmingham suburb of Yardley which is located to the east of the city.
The area is served by Yardley Wood railway station, despite the station being located just inside the Hall Green (B28 postcode) area, as well as by the following bus routes:
|.....||Yardley Wood Road|
|2||City to Maypole|
|18||to Bartley Green via Cotteridge and Northfield|
|27||Maypole to Harborne via Glastonbury Road and Kings Heath|
|.....||School Rd / Ravenshill Rd / Priory Rd|
|3||to Birmingham city centre|
Additionally bus route 76 (QE Hospital to Solihull) serves the railway station. All these bus services are run by National Express West Midlands who have a large depot in Yardley Wood with over 400 employees.
The Stratford-upon-Avon Canal runs through Yardley Wood (marking the boundary between Billesley and Highter's Heath wards) sitting in a deep cutting where it crosses School Road. The canal towpath can be accessed at Yardley Wood Road (bridge ref 5), at a location once known as Happy Valley, and from Priory Fields Nature Reserve (in turn accessed from Priory Road), as well as at High Street, Solihull Lodge (bridge ref 7).
Local schools include Yardley Wood Community Primary School, plus Highters Heath Community School (on the border with Warstock) and Our Lady of Loudes RC Primary School (on the border with Billesley).
Yardley Wood library is located on Highfield Road.