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Don’t Move, Improve: Reasons Why Solihull is a Great Place to Live


Whether you’re moving into the area, or already live in Solihull but debating whether you should move or improve, here are our top reasons why this town is an excellent place to live. And, as we say here at Birmingham Aluminium Systems: don’t move, improve!


Solihull is located in a prime position and only 9 miles east of Birmingham. This town offers an easy commute and is an attractive place to live with stunning scenery and a unique character.


5 Reasons why Solihull is a great place to live


Solihull is a small market town that was first founded during the medieval period in the UK. It’s name derives from the description of travellers passing through the muddy (soily hill). Now, let’s delve a bit further into why you should stay in or move to Solihull.


1. Great Food and Shopping


Solihull is home to a multitude of amenities including a large shopping centre with all the major high street stores and popular restaurants and independent eateries.


2. Home to the NEC (National Exhibition Centre)


Solihull is home to the NEC. This venue hosts concerts and exhibitions that attract millions of visitors each year. If you live close by in Solihull, then you’ll never miss out on your favourite event or concert. Plus, you can save on the travel costs! There are plenty of nearby parks and walks in and around the area to also enjoy.


3. Easily Visit the National Motorbike Museum


One of the top attractions in Solihull is the National Motorbike Museum. It is a short 15 minute drive away from the town centre. This museum is home to one of the largest collections of British motorbikes in the world. The collection spans three centuries and includes familiar makes, alongside rare and unusual models.


4. Enjoy the Great Outdoors


If you love getting outside into the great outdoors, then you can visit Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens, Clowes Wood Nature Reserve and Earlswood Lakes.


5. Famous Connections


Solihull is a place where numerous celebrities have been born and raised, from a BBC newsreader (Michael Buerk) to a former England rugby captain (Martin Johnson) and even a Top Gear presenter (Richard Hammond), and of course, Apprentice star and entrepreneur, Karren Brady.


Solihull is a great place to live, whether that’s to settle down, live and/ or work. By locals, it is often considered a ‘posh’ nice area due to its relatively high house prices, the plentiful local amenities and excellent schools.


Contact BAS


If you’re interested in improving your Birmingham or Solihull home, please get in touch with our expert home improvement team today by calling us on 0121 726 3201, or filling out our online contact form, and we’ll be in touch.

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