Lozells, Villa and Soho Roads
Lozells, Villa and Soho Road
This area is known across the city as a centre of multi-cultural activity, with a cosmopolitan feel. Pavements bustling with busy shoppers and residents mean the area is always lively and vibrant.
The area has nearly 300 stores, the majority of which are independent retailers providing a wealth of choice and a shopping experience that will not be found anywhere else.
Independent food stores supply cuisine from all around the world and there are beautiful Asian fashion stores and a number of jewellers as well as a range of useful high street stores should you need to stock up on essentials.
Sports & leisure
Handsworth Leisure Centre and Swimming Pool can be found in Handsworth Park - within easy walking distance. An ice cream and a play in the park might be the perfect reward for children after a morning of shopping while boating in the summer is particularly popular.
Don’t miss historic Soho Housewhere Matthew Boulton lived. A leading industrialist who met with scientists and inventors in the 18th century, Boulton helped develop Birmingham into one of the most important cities in the world.
Eating & drinking
If you have inquiring taste buds, you can enjoy the tastes of every continent in Lozells. The area is served by a wide variety of restaurants and cafés to sit back and grab a snack, as well as takeaways that can cater for every taste; from delicious jerk chicken to the spices of the East, freshly made crusty baguettes and a traditional fish and chip shop.
Situated around a mile and a half outside of Birmingham city centre within easy access from West Bromwich and well serviced by public transport and main roads.
Soho Road can be accessed from either Birmingham or West Bromwich on the 74 or 75. Lozells Road is served by either the 46 or 123. Villa Road can be approached from either Soho Road or Lozells Road, alternatively by the number 123 bus.
The Metro line, which connects Birmingham Snow Hill Station and Wolverhampton, passes nearby with the Winson Green stop being around 500 metres from Soho Road.
The centre is accessed by excellent main routes. Lozells Road can be approached from Birmingham along the A34. Soho Road forms part of the A41 coming from Birmingham to West Bromwich and Junction 1 of the M1. Villa Road connects both roads and can be approached from either direction.
To plan your trip by public transport visit www.travelinemidlands.co.uk
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