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Sandwell, Sandwell

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Sandwell, Sandwell

Sandwell is a metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, with a population of around 308,100, and an area of 33 square miles . The borough is named after Sandwell Priory, and spans a densely populated part of both the Black Country, and the West Midlands conurbation, encompassing the urban towns and villages of Blackheath, Cradley Heath, Oldbury, Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Tipton, Tividale, Wednesbury and West Bromwich.
Administrative CountySandwell
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSP0289
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Midlands

Other names by which Sandwell, Sandwell has been known in the past

Sandwell Park

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