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Alum Rock, Birmingham

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Alum Rock, Birmingham

Alum Rock (also known as "The Rock") is an inner-city suburb of Birmingham, England, located roughly 2 miles east of Birmingham city centre. The area is officially a division of Saltley. In the past, Alum Rock was largely known as a home to a large Irish immigrant population, but now contains a large Asian population mainly from Pakistan which also extends into nearby Small Heath and Sparkbrook. Asian-owned businesses are commonplace within the area, including many food stores and restaurants.
Administrative CountyBirmingham
Traditional CountyWarwickshire
OS GridSP1187
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Midlands

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