Stockland Green Ward

Demographics

The 2001 Population Census recorded that there were 23,060 people living in the ward with a population density of 4,487 people per km² compared with 3,649 people per km² for Birmingham. 24.7% (5,706) of the ward's population consists of ethnic minorities compared with 29.6% for Birmingham in general.

Schools

There are two main secondary schools - Stockland Green and Kingsbury, as well as Queensbury Special School. There are also six mainstream and one special primary school

Leisure, Parks and Open Spaces

Stockland Green has three major areas of open space – Brookvale Park, Witton Lakes and Bleak Hill Park. Brookvale and Witton have active Friends Groups and are the focus of much local community activity

There are two leisure centres - Stockland Green and Centre and Kingsbury - serving the area.

Transport

Three major roads are dissect the area; Slade Road, Gravelly Hill (A5127), Marsh Lane (B4531) and Reservoir Road/Marsh Hill (A4040). The M6 motorway is situated in the southern boundary of the ward.

Gravelly Hill railway station on the Cross-City Line is the only railway station within the ward.