Blackheath has a lot of curry houses and take away restaurants. Mainly a residential area now, Blackheath is known for its close proximity to Smethwick and its Industrial past. A large proportion of the housing consists of Victorian buildings built around the turn of century.
are some shops although no real High Street area.
Shopping is pretty fragmented although there is
a reasonably wide choice of shopping locally.
you like working mens pubs then this is the place.
Some are pretty rough though and prone to trouble.
According to the Knowhere Guide the strip clubs
are pretty popular and skate boarding, places
to hang out for a spliff and a host of charity
shops would appear to be the main occupations