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West Midlands - Galton Lock
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West Midlands - Galton Lock
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West Midlands - Galton Lock
West Midlands - Galton Lock
West Midlands - Galton Lock
West Midlands - Galton Lock
West Midlands - Galton Lock
West Midlands - Galton Lock
 

Birmingham, West Midlands

Galton Lock

OVERVIEW OF GALTON LOCK

Our Smethwick development offers everything you’re looking for, including a fantastic selection of spacious, beautifully designed 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes. With shops just around the corner, convenient transport links and two great schools a short walk away, what more could a growing family need?

The urban district of Smethwick in the town of Sandwell, borders West Bromwich to the north and Oldbury to the west, and is just four miles from the bright lights of Birmingham City Centre. In days gone by a series of canals provided transport for both local people and commercial goods throughout the district. Today, the canals are used for leisurely pursuits, such as barging and fishing, with the Galton Valley area an important site for nature.

 

Smethwick, which was once home to the well-loved actress Julie Walters, offers something for everyone, with a variety of parks, a local library, a swimming centre, traditional pubs – as well as a few trendy bars and restaurants – and a large shopping centre.

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The urban district of Smethwick in the town of Sandwell, borders West Bromwich to the north and Oldbury to the west, and is just four miles from the bright lights of Birmingham City Centre. In days gone by a series of canals provided transport for both local people and commercial goods throughout the district. Today, the canals are used for leisurely pursuits, such as barging and fishing, with the Galton Valley area an important site for nature.

 

Smethwick, which was once home to the well-loved actress Julie Walters, offers something for everyone, with a variety of parks, a local library, a swimming centre, traditional pubs – as well as a few trendy bars and restaurants – and a large shopping centre.

Galton Lock - Local Area

Transport

As well as great shopping and leisure facilities, Smethwick also has excellent transport links with Birmingham City Centre just a twenty-minute drive away.

Join the M5, which runs along the western edge of Smethwick, at West Bromwich and you’re in Wolverhampton a mere thirty-five minutes away.  

If you prefer to leave the car and hop on a train, you’ll be pleased to know that the district has three railway stations providing regular services to destinations throughout the West Midlands and beyond, including Smethwick to Birmingham New Street in just six minutes.

 

Bus services from Smethwick will take you to destinations including, Birmingham, Dudley, Merry Hill, Halesowen, Stourbridge, Wolverhampton, Oldbury, Blackheath and Harborne to name but a few.

Galton Lock - Transport

Schools

Whatever stage of their education your children are at, you’ll find school is just a short distance from home.

 

Galton Valley Primary School is on Brasshouse Lane and just a short walk from our Smethwick development. The school, which is rated Good by Ofsted, plays an important part in the local community and encourages children to become confident, independent and creative learners.

 

Sandwell Academy on Halfords Lane, West Bromwich is rated Outstanding by Ofsted. The school offers a wide range of vocational and academic opportunities for children of all abilities, with a special emphasis on Sport and Business Enterprise.

Galton Lock - School

Shopping & Leisure

The jewel in Smethwick’s shopping crown is the Windmills Shopping Park. Here you’ll find supermarkets, fashion stores and technology shops with lots of well-known high-street names, as well as easy parking. In Smethwick itself, you’ll find a choice of places to eat and drink, parks to take the kids to and a large swimming centre.

Bearwood, which is just down the road, has a small but lively indoor market, a good selection of banks, supermarkets, bakeries and pharmacies and a tantalising choice of restaurants.

Galton Lock - Shopping & Leisure

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