Chelmsley Wood is part of the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull. It is near to the NEC and Birmingham International Airport.
of Chemsley Wood was built in the 1960's and although many of the large
ugly council tower blocks have been demolished in favour of low rise
housing a good number still exist.
There are no historical sites
to speak off and a distinct lack of old buildings but that is hardly
surprising given the fact that this was greenbelt land before planning
permission was granted.
Chelmsley Wood is served by a shopping
centre which is now very outdated ( there are plans for its renovation
) and the usual amenities necessary for this size of a community but
visitors get the impression that it is functional and thats about it.
the most exciting thing that seems to have happened in 2009 is the
opening of a local supermarket. Average crime rate is higher here than
most parts of Birmingham and Solihull although it is going through a
massive redevelopment program which may introduce much needed