Quinton is a minor ward located in the Western part of Birmingham, England. This ward, Quinton, is about five miles away from the centre of Birmingham City.
Viewing from the famous Amber Tavern to the Quinton Church, the southern (left-hand) part of Hagley Road lies in Birmingham City. In contrast, the northern (right-side) is a part of Sandwell Metropolitan Borough, a famous Black Country instead of Birmingham.
Quinton, unlike some other wards in Birmingham, has a larger population, having about 23,084 residents, according to the conducted 2001 census. About 14.5% of the residents living in this ward, Quinton, consist mainly of some ethnic minorities as compared to then29.6% in Birmingham. According to Quinton’s data, about 71.7% stated their religion as Christianity.
Many houses on this ward’s Ridgacre Estate consisted of a medium-sized semi-detached privately-owned house from around the 1930s to the 1940s. However, construction stopped during this period due to the on-going second World War. What remains of some spaces around the 1950s went into the construction of Council houses.
Quinton, which lies alongside Harborne, Edgbaston, and Bartley Green, is part of Edgbaston, Birmingham. The entire landmass of Quinton is under the postal district code of B32. Quinton region remains the Western Midlands of the metropolitan borough Birmingham. The OS grid reference number is SO990846.
Around the 18th century, this ward, The Quinton (previously called), had two coal mines. And its residents got jobs to work in the nail manufacturing business. There were no plans for factory development in Quinton because of the objections by residents. They rejected the possibility of having toxic fumes getting to their homes.
Some of the notable characters living in Quinton are Keith Law (a songwriter), Adrian Chilled, Bill Oddie, Joleon Lescott, The Twang, and many others. This area is the home to two football teams, the Quinton Rangers and Quinton Magpies.
Starting from Quinton Library located at Ridgacre Rd, Quinton, Birmingham B32 2TW, United Kingdom head northwest via Ridgacre Rd to Quinton Church Primary School located at Hagley Rd W, Quinton, Birmingham B32 1AJ, United Kingdom
From Quinton Church Primary School head south via Ridgeway to Health and Safety Executive (HSE) located at 19 Ridgeway 9 Quinton Business Park Birmingham B32 1AL GB, 9 Ridgeway, Quinton, Birmingham B32 1AF, United Kingdom
From Health and Safety Executive (HSE) head northeast via Ridgeway to Four Dwellings Primary Academy located at Quinton Rd W, Quinton, Birmingham B32 1PJ, United Kingdom
From Four Dwellings Primary Academy head northeast via Quinton Rd W and Gorsy Rd to World’s End Infant and Nursery School & V.I. Resource Base located at Worlds End Ln, Quinton, Birmingham B32 2SA, United Kingdom
From World’s End Infant and Nursery School & V.I. Resource Base head north via Overdale Rd to Quinton Library located at Ridgacre Rd, Quinton, Birmingham B32 2TW, United Kingdom