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Solihull, Solihull

Solihull is a town in the West Midlands of England with a population of 94,753. It is a part of the West Midlands conurbation and is located 9 miles (14.5 km) southeast of Birmingham city centre. It is the largest town in, and administrative centre of, the larger Metropolitan Borough of Solihull, which itself has a population of 200,400. Historically part of Warwickshire, Solihull is one of the most prosperous towns in the English Midlands.
Administrative CountySolihull
Traditional CountyWarwickshire
OS GridSP1579
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code0121
Population94,753 (2001 Census)

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


Solihull, Solihull in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Solihull, market town and par. with ry. sta., Warwickshire, 6½ miles S.E. of Birmingham - par., 12,233 ac., pop. 5280; town, pop. 3034; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Wednesday. Solihull has an endowed grammar school, where William Shenstone (1714-63), the poet, was educated.

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