12 Nov

Redditch: Fantastic option for the commuter family

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 surrounding suburb.

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 excursion.

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 tastes.

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!ADNFCR-1222-ID-801659916-ADNFCR

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