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Gravelly Hill
Gravelly Hill
is an area of Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Contents

1 Location 2 Spaghetti Junction 3 Industry 4 Local government 5 External links

Location[edit] Gravelly Hill
Gravelly Hill
is approximately 4 miles north-east of Birmingham
Birmingham
city centre. To the north-west is Perry Barr
Perry Barr
and to the north-east are Stockland Green, Erdington
Erdington
and Sutton Coldfield. Aston
Aston
is to the west and Washwood Heath
Washwood Heath
lies to the south. The housing in the area is mostly Victorian and pre-war with some recent developments of modern apartments. Housing in the area is popular with students (particularly those attending Aston
Aston
University) given its good transport links to the main campus. Spaghetti Junction[edit] The Gravelly Hill
Gravelly Hill
Interchange, also known as Spaghetti Junction, provides the intersection between the A38(M) Aston
Aston
Expressway from the centre of Birmingham
Birmingham
to the M6 motorway. The complex junction also supports local roads joining the two motorways. The design of the intersection was also made complex by the presence of two railway lines including a high speed electrified railway and the existence of three canals including a turning basin, and a river. Industry[edit] There are also a number of industrial units in variable condition. One of them, Gravelly Industrial Park, is one of the city's largest industrial estates. Companies with units in the park include Carlsberg, which distributes to regional accounts and national depots. Gravelly Hill railway station
Gravelly Hill railway station
is part of the Cross-City Line. Local government[edit] Gravelly Hill
Gravelly Hill
is part of the Stockland Green
Stockland Green
ward of Birmingham
Birmingham
City Council. However it was previously a ward in its own right and also formed part of the Erdington
Erdington
Constituency. The previous ward was occasionally won by the Conservatives, with the mother of current Conservative Councillor for Erdington
Erdington
Robert Alden, narrowly losing the seat in 1976 elections. His father was parliamentary candidate in 1975-79 for the area, gaining one of the largest swings in the country in 1979. External links[edit]

Information on Stockland Green
Stockland Green
Ward from Birmingham
Birmingham
City Council

Coordinates: 52°30′46″N 01°51′07″W / 52.51278°N 1.85194°W / 52.51278; -1.85194

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