Why Rubery is a Great Place to Live

Rubery is a charming village located in the Bromsgrove district and is just a short drive away from the Birmingham city centre. Although it’s only located 9 miles away from the city centre, it still has more of a rural feel which makes it a very scenic location with rolling hills and countryside.

In this article, we’ll be taking a look at why Rubery is a great place to live, particularly for families and young professionals.


What’s it Like to Live in Rubery?

Rubery is a village that was historically part of Worcestershire. It was an urban district from 1894 until 1966, when it merged with Longbridge to form Longbridge and Rubery Urban District. The town includes Frankley and Charford and is contiguous with Redditch.

Rubery has a long history dating back to the Anglo-Saxon era. The name ‘Rubery’ is thought to derive from the Old English word for ‘brushwood’ or ‘bramble’, reflecting the fact that the area was once heavily wooded.

Today, Rubery is a bustling town with a population of around 16,000. It’s well-connected, being just 9 miles from Birmingham city centre and within easy reach of the M5 motorway.

There’s plenty to do in Rubery, with a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants. The town also has its own leisure centre, library and museums.

Rubery is a great place to live for families, with a number of primary and secondary schools in the area. There are also several parks and green spaces, perfect for getting some fresh air and enjoying the great outdoors.

If you’re thinking of moving to Rubery, you can be sure that you’ll find a warm welcome in this friendly town.


Reasons to Purchase a House in Rubery

Rubery is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Birmingham, West Midlands, England. Historically part of Worcestershire, Rubery has been part of the Birmingham conurbation since the early 20th century. It borders Bromsgrove and Frankley and is approximately 9 miles (14 km) northwest of central Birmingham.

There are many reasons why Rubery is a great place to buy a house. The first reason is that Rubery is a very affordable place to live. The average price for a home in Rubery is £170,000, which is much lower than the average price for a home in Birmingham (£234,000).


Transport Links from Rubery

If transport is a top priority for you, Rubery is well-positioned to serve people of the West Midlands. It’s located on the A38 which provides direct connections to Junction 4 of the M5 and also Junction 1 of the M42. In addition, the M5 is just a 2-mile drive away which makes it extremely convenient for those who need to commute longer distances. Rubery is also just 2 miles away from the Longbridge train station which provides links into Birmingham, Redditch, and Lichfield.


Ideal Area for Families and Young Professionals

Taking a quick look at the demographics for this area, it shows that there are more people living here with ages between 25-44 and 45-65 compared to the city average. This suggests that Rubery is an attractive area for families and if young professionals can live affordably in this area whilst also having close access to the city centre, it’s a win for everyone.

If you are looking for an affordable, convenient, and safe place to buy a house, then Rubery is the perfect place for you. With its excellent schools, low crime rate, and close proximity to Birmingham, Rubery has everything you need to make your house-buying experience a successful one.


Contact Hadleigh Estate Agents for Properties to Buy

If you’re looking to understand more about the value of your property, please get in touch with our property experts at Hadleigh Estate Agents. We are market leaders in the Harborne and Edgbaston areas.

Our friendly, experienced, and qualified team of property valuers are here to provide an unbiased and professional valuation.

Get in touch with us on 0121 427 1213 or you can send us an email here.