Redditch: Fantastic option for the commuter family
For those looking to settle down and start a family, the perfect
location is crucial. Parents will want to ensure there is enough in
the area to keep their kids entertained, while the selection of
schools provides a healthy choice for their education.
A new family can often see people looking for properties with more
space and this may see people making a move from the city to a
Those who work in Birmingham could also need to consider a sensible
commuter route. Property for sale in Redditch may offer
family-orientated professionals all of the above!
The town is located just 15 miles from the city centre, providing a
quick and easy commute for the workers in the family.
Regular rail links also provide access to the city, with services
to Birmingham New Street available from Redditch railway station.
As well as the train, the town’s bus network provides
efficient public access to the city.
Such a close proximity to Birmingham means that a weekend trip to
the cinema and other city entertainment is a hassle free
If you don’t fancy heading into the city, however, Redditch
has a number of shopping centres that provides both retail and
leisure activities. Kingfisher Shopping Centre is home to many
popular high street brands as well as its own cinema. The complex
is one of the largest in the UK and will no doubt cater to most
Parents with younger children will be pleased to learn that
Redditch operates a three-tier education system. This means your
children can start their education locally at five, and work
through until secondary school. A range of schools are available at
each level of education.
For a breath of fresh air, residents can head to the Arrow Valley
Country Park. This 900 acre public space contains the Arrow Valley
Lake and the Local Nature Reserve.The Countryside Centre holds
regular family events, and the lake is also used for various water
sports - for the more daring family members!