Stourbridge

Located at the western-most tip of Birmingham, Stourbridge has a proud Black Country industrial past steeped in glass-making and locomotives. Today, with its pretty position on the river Stour, and surrounded by open countryside on two sides, your new home in Stourbridge has attractions and amenities right on the doorstep. There's also great shopping, boasting a high street with both independent and national brands and brilliant Farmers’ Markets and Craft Markets.

Voted as one of the happiest places to live in the UK, a new build in Stourbridge gives you access to healthcare, excellent schools, colleges and universities; and a brilliant road network that can have you into Birmingham City Centre or the Shropshire Hills in under 40 minutes. 

 

Living in Stourbridge

Shopping straight from home

Stourbridge town centre hosts a number of small shops and independent eateries, as well as regular markets selling everything from fresh local produce to antiques. If you fancy shopping local, you can head to the Ryemarket Shopping Centre or Crown Shopping Centre - both just a short walk from your new build in Stourbridge. There are a number of national supermarkets as well as the huge Merry Hill Shopping Centre (3 miles) with big high street brands, a multiplex cinema and restaurants galore.

 

Road links right from the door

Your new home in Stourbridge has a satisfying network of roads that surround the town centre and make up an inner-ring for easy connections to the A491, A458 and A451 - and superfast commutes to Wolverhampton (11 miles), Kidderminster (8 miles) and Birmingham City Centre (13 miles).

If you’d prefer the train to take the strain, there are two railway stations in the town, Stourbridge Town and Stourbridge Junction with services to Kidderminster (7 minutes), Birmingham Moor Street (32 minutes) and Worcester (27 minutes). Trains to London Euston take around two hours 15.

Fancy a flight? Birmingham airport is a nice easy 30 minute drive via the M42 or via the free Air-Rail Link from Birmingham International Railway Station. The Stourbridge Interchange is the main bus station, with services to Birmingham, Dudley and Wolverhampton.

Escape to the country

Your new home in Stourbridge is on the outskirts of Birmingham, close to the open countryside of the Malverns in Worcestershire and the Shropshire Hills National Landscape. Enjoy weekends open water swimming, biking or hiking around the local countryside. Alternatively, from your new property, you can explore the pretty local towns and villages that are close to your new house.

The market town of Ludlow, with its world-famous Literary Festival, is like stepping back in time - a real treasure trove of independent shops, galleries and cafés. From your new build you could visit Much Wenlock, a pretty little village full of crooked medieval houses on the way to Shrewsbury. Alternatively, the Wye Valley National Park and the Cotswold Hills are just an hour's drive down the M5.

New build homes in Stourbridge

Persimmon Homes has a number of new houses available in Stourbridge, Birmingham and new builds in the West Midlands, including new homes in Dudley and Shirley. To find out more about our new properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…