Area Information for Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham, B20 3SB

Upper Grosvenor Road in Birmingham is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Birchfield ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Birmingham, Perry Barr. This page combines information for the address Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham, B20 3SB, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of B20 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for B20 3SB.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Birmingham
Ward Birchfield
Constituency Birmingham, Perry Barr
Region West Midlands * Note that this refers to the Region, not the County of the same name
Country England

Nearby Locations

Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham, B20 3SB:

Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham, B20 3RY
Kingsleigh Road, Birmingham, B20 3UG
Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham, B20 3SA
Maxwell Avenue, Birmingham, B20 3TX
Wilton Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, B20 3RX
Manwoods Close, Handsworth, Birmingham, B20 3SD

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about B20 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham, B20 3SB is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.

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House Prices

We have found 13 property sales in Upper Grosvenor Road since the beginning of 1995.

Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.

Housing Types Embed This

The area containing Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.

Housing Types
Detached 9
Semi-Detached 108
Terraced 35
Flat (Purpose-Built) 13
Flat (Converted) 3
Total 168
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 67
Owned with Mortgage 48
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 2
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 11
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 26
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 3
Total 160

Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top

This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 46
Two People 42
Three People 21
Four People 18
Five People 22
Six People 7
Seven People 0
8+ People 4
Total 160

Social Grade Embed This

Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 15
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 35
C2 - Skilled manual workers 27
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 40
Total 117

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in Birmingham, Perry Barr constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 48% male.

Male 215
Female 237
Total 452

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.

Age Groups
0-4 25
5-7 16
8-9 12
10-14 23
15 10
16-17 13
18-19 20
20-24 34
25-29 50
30-44 69
45-59 102
60-64 14
65-74 32
75-84 28
85-89 3
90+ 1
Total 452

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode B20 3SB does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 143
Married 148
Divorced 30
Separated 16
Widowed 29
Same Sex 0
Total 366

Health Embed This Back to Top

Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.

Very Good 175
Good 175
Fair 77
Bad 22
Very Bad 3
Total 452

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.

The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 85
Apprenticeship 9
2+ A Levels 39
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 56
1-4 GCSEs 46
No GCSEs 85
Other 46
Total 366

Ethnic Group Embed This

Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham can be considered more ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 14% so.

As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.

There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.

Ethnic Group
White 63
Mixed Ethnicity 6
Indian 98
Pakistani 114
Bangladeshi 13
Other Asian 7
Black African 18
Black Caribbean 104
Other Black/African/Caribbean 18
Other 11
Total 452

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham), 52% of the residents were born in England, which is significantly below the English average.

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.

Country of Birth
England 237
Wales 1
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 6
European Union 32
Other 173
Total 452

Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to B20 3SB

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 358
Republic of Ireland 3
Europe (including European Union) 20
African Countries 3
Middle East or Asia 30
North America or Caribbean 10
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 34

Religion Embed This Back to Top

England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Christian 173
No Religion 23
Buddhist 2
Hindu 13
Jewish 0
Muslim 147
Sikh 46
Other Religion 32
Not Stated 16
Total 452

Economic Activity Embed This

Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 98
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 48
Self Employed 34
Unemployed 22
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 46
Retired 33
Looking After Home or Family 19
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 12
Other 22
Total 334

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Manufacturing 16
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 4
Construction 6
RetailInc. Wholesale 28
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 20
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 6
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 4
Real Estate 5
Professional, Scientific and Technical 7
Administration 20
Public Administration and Defence 15
Education 15
HealthInc. Social Work 29
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 9
Total 191

Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham, B20 3SB is within the Lozells and East Handsworth policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Upper Grosvenor Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Lozells and East Handsworth
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Below are the details of the closest services to B20 3SB. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for B20 3SB.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham, B20 3SB. The nearest railway station is Perry Barr, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Perry Barr 0.6 miles
Witton (West Midlands) 1.3 miles
Hamstead (Birmingham) 1.4 miles
Jewellery Quarter 1.7 miles
Aston 1.9 miles
The Hawthorns 2.1 miles
Birmingham Snow Hill 2.2 miles
Duddeston 2.5 miles
Birmingham New Street 2.5 miles
Birmingham Moor Street 2.5 miles
Smethwick Rolfe Street 2.6 miles
Gravelly Hill 2.6 miles
Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level 2.9 miles
Smethwick Galton Bridge 2.9 miles
Five Ways 2.9 miles
Adderley Park 3.2 miles
Bordesley 3.3 miles
Erdington 3.3 miles
Tame Bridge Parkway 3.8 miles
Chester Road 3.8 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham, B20 3SB. The nearest is St Clare's Catholic Primary School, approximately 420 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St Clare's Catholic Primary School 420 yards
St Marys C of E Primary and Nursery, Academy, Handsworth 420 yards
Holy Trinity CE Primary Academy (Handsworth) 610 yards
Westminster Primary School 650 yards
St Teresa's Catholic Primary School 730 yards
Cherry Orchard Primary School 0.5 miles
Heathfield Primary School 0.6 miles
Sacred Heart Catholic School 0.6 miles
Welford Primary School 0.7 miles
Canterbury Cross Primary School 0.7 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham, B20 3SB. The nearest is King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy 0.6 miles  
Broadway Academy 0.8 miles
King Edward VI Handsworth School 0.8 miles
Eden Boys' School, Birmingham 0.9 miles
King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys 1 mile
Holte School 1 mile
Eden Boys' Leadership Academy, Birmingham East 1.1 miles  
Nishkam High School 1.3 miles
King Edward VI Aston School 1.4 miles
Holyhead School 1.4 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham, B20 3SB. The nearest is Crompton Road Surgery, approximately 500 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham, B20 3SB. The nearest is Heathfield Road Dental Practice, approximately half a mile away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham, B20 3SB. The nearest is Ashcroft, approximately 1.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Ashcroft 1.5 miles
Mary Seacole House 1.5 miles
City Hospital 1.9 miles
Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham 2.1 miles
Birmingham Children's Hospital 2.2 miles
Endeavour Court 2.5 miles
Reservoir Court 2.5 miles
Eden Unit 2.6 miles
Forward House 2.6 miles
Hallam Street Hospital 3.2 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Upper Grosvenor Road, Birmingham, B20 3SB. The nearest is Eyes & Vision, approximately 0.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Eyes & Vision 0.5 miles
Eye Express 0.6 miles
NVision Eyecare 0.6 miles
20-20 Vision 0.8 miles
Specs Direct 0.8 miles
Gallery Opticians 0.9 miles
Onkar Eye Centre 1 mile
Ward (Ophthalmic Opticians) Ltd 1 mile
HD Eye Clinic Ltd 1 mile
Cox Opticians 1.1 miles

* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.

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Broadband in B20 3SB

This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.

Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 12 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 42.4Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 100Mbps
Average Upload Speed 3.6Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 8.6Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 74%
Virgin Media 72%
Sky Digital 70%
EE/Orange Broadband 69%
BT Broadband 66%
TalkTalk 63%

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