Miller Central Phase 2
Located in a pleasant residential corner of Northfield, Birmingham, Miller Central presents an exciting selection of houses and apartments in a spacious landscaped setting lined by trees and featuring private parking, an open public space and a children’s play area. Offering a secluded ambience with attractive streetscapes, the development is just 20 minutes drive from central Birmingham and only around three miles from both the M5 and the M42.
The homes at Miller Central are just a few minutes walk from the River Rea Heritage Trail, a fascinating waterside walk that runs for around eight miles from the Wasely Hills down to Cannon Hill Park, one of Birmingham’s most popular venues for family outings. The Trail passes through many historic and recreational areas including Daffodil Park, close to the development, and provides a habitat for a rich variety of wildlife. The nearby Bartley Reservoir, home of the Bartley Sailing Club, is also an important site for bird life.
Sport and leisure
Miller Central is just 15 minutes walk from Northfield Pool and Fitness Centre, a recently refurbished facility with a gym, sauna, steam suite and a dance studio. Birmingham Great Park, one of the city’s newest leisure venues, is set in pleasant landscaping around two miles away and includes a health and fitness club and a bowling alley. There is also a nearby Community Leisure Centre at Turves Green, with a wide choice of indoor and outdoor sports clubs and activities, and the local golf clubs include the North Worcestershire, just five minutes away. For spectators, Birmingham offers many opportunities to watch sport at the highest level, with two Premiere League football clubs and the Warwickshire County Cricket Ground at Edgbaston.
The Birmingham Great Park complex includes a 13-screen Empire cinema, and Frankie and Benny’s and Chiquito’s restaurants. Miller Central is also within walking distance of a good selection of cafes and pubs, including The Woodpecker which serves meals and has a beer garden. There are regular public transport links with Birmingham city centre, providing access to world-class art galleries and museums and a vast choice of live entertainment.
There is a small shopping centre in Turves Green that including a convenience store, a Somerfield supermarket and some food take-aways, and a wider choice of high street names around 15 minutes walk away in Bristol Road South, Frankley Beeches Road and the covered Northfield Shopping Centre, where there are more than 40 retailers. There is also a traditional farmers’ market held periodically in Kings Norton Green. The diverse attractions of Birmingham city centre include the impressive Bullring, opened in 2003, which draws visitors from throughout the world to a selection of more than 160 exciting and stylish shops.
There are five primary schools within a mile of Miller Central, and single-sex secondary schools at Turves Green. There is also a mixed sex specialist sports and science college around 20 minutes walk away in Rednal.
Local health care facilities in Northfield include several GP practices. The Northfield Health Centre houses two separate practices with a total of 12 doctors, and dental surgeries can be found in Bristol Road South and West Heath Road.
Northfield railway station, on the Cross-City Line running from Redditch to Lichfield via Birmingham New Street with services approximately every 10 minutes, is within a short walk of the development, and Northfield also has good bus links with the city centre. The A38 allows rapid access to central Birmingham, and Miller Central is conveniently situated for access to the M5, M42 and M6. Birmingham Airport is just half an hour’s drive away.