Alvechurch is a village in the Bromsgrove area. It is based in an area called Worcestershire, which is 11 miles south of Birmingham…5 miles away from Redditch and 6 miles east from Bromsgrove. The population is approximately 6000.
Famous people from Alvechurch are Fay Weldon (a novelist) and the creator of the archers Godfrey Baseley. It is also where Tracie Andrews lived, she is the lady who murdered her fiancé Lee Harvey in a “road rage” incident. Lord Digby Jones also lived in Alvechurch, and his parents owned a shop in Alvechurch. The Arsenal footballer Alan Smith also played for Alvechurch F.C
The nearest motorway junction is at Hopwood, which is Junction 2 of the M42 motorway. There is a railway station in Alvechurch which opened in 1859, the local trains run to Redditch and Lichfield and into Birmingham. You can also take a narrowboat down the canals, Alvechurch marina is situated on the Worcester and Birmingham canal, and was built in 1789.
Alvechurch has its football club, Alvechurch F.C and they play their home games at Lye Meadow on the Redditch Road.
There are many shops in Alvechurch, the Co-op, farmers shop and bakeries and Starbucks to name but a few. There is a doctor’s surgery and baby scan clinics. There are also hospitals in and around the Alvechurch area, including the Alexandra Hospital and West Heath Hospital. Alvechurch also has veterinary surgeries for your pets.
There are also many pubs to frequent including The Victoria Inn and Hopwood house.
Alvechurch is a lovely little village with all the local amenities you could need should you choose to live in this quaint village.