B26 Postcode Area Information

Population
33,728
Avg Annual Income
£37,963
Full Time Employees
27.02%
Average Age
39.67

Solihull, B26 Postcode Area Overview

The B26 postcode area is located in the Solihull, Birmingham, Solihull, Birmingham postcode town, in the West Midlands, England region.

The B26 postcode area, also known as the Sheldon postcode area, is located in the city of Birmingham, England. This postcode area covers parts of Sheldon, Lyndon Green, and other nearby areas, encompassing both residential and commercial districts.

B26 is well-served by a range of amenities. It boasts a selection of supermarkets, independent shops, restaurants, and comprehensive health services including the Sheldon Practice and several dental clinics. Schools in B26 include Sheldon Heath Community Arts College and Mapledene Primary School, ensuring comprehensive educational facilities.

The geographical terrain of B26 is largely urban, shaping part of Birmingham's expansive metropolitan landscape. This area is mostly flat, facilitating easy accessibility for residents and visitors. Green spaces such as Sheldon Country Park offer opportunities for outdoor recreation and a touch of tranquil nature amidst the urban environment.

In terms of transportation, B26 provides excellent connectivity. Served by National Express West Midlands bus routes, residents and visitors can easily travel to and from the city centre and surrounding areas. Birmingham International Airport is also nearby, offering a host of national and international travel options. For car users, the area's proximity to the M42 and A45 highways ensures easy access to the wider road network. The nearest railway stations are Lea Hall and Marston Green, offering regular services to Birmingham city centre and other locations.

Overall, B26 offers a well-connected urban experience, marrying a host of amenities with efficient transportation and a touch of nature.

A Major part of this postcode area has a quiet community of older adults and couples, mainly homeowners in houses, working in professional jobs.

Residents:

  • Mostly married couples or in civil partnerships, with many residents over retirement age.
  • Large Indian and Pakistani communities.
  • Less likely to follow Christian religions.

Housing:

  • Mainly owned houses, not many flats or terraced houses.

Lifestyle:

  • Many residents have college degrees and work in management or professional roles.

Overall: a big area of B26 postcode district district represents a stable community with established residents enjoying spacious, owned housing and good careers. While there are fewer young families and students, it offers a quiet and settled environment for older adults and professionals.

It's important to note that this description generalizes the area and individual experiences may vary.

Electoral Wards

The B26 postcode area covers Bickenhill, Garretts Green, Sheldon, South Yardley, Yardley East electoral wards.

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B26 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of B26 postcode area is 33,728. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the area is White: English, with a total of 21,955, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 3,600. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (15,165), followed by No religion (9,651).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (6,882), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (5,641).

Economic Status

Most people in the B26 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (10,955), while 6,453 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 6,943 adults have Does not apply education, while 4,746 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations in the B26 area are

  • Professional occupations (2426)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (1796), and
  • Elementary occupations (1776)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode B26 is 40 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (13369), Between 25 to 34 (9645), and Between 45 to 54 (8749).

NS-SEC

The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in B26 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (4,606) followed by Routine occupations (3,723), and Semi-routine occupations (3,722).

Postcodes in B26

There are total 3 postcode sectors present in the B26 (listed below). The postcode B26 has a total of 703 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of B26
NameType
AreaB26
Ward

Bickenhill

Garretts Green

Sheldon

South Yardley

Yardley East

LTLA22Solihull, Birmingham
UTLA22Solihull, Birmingham
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland

Solihull, B26 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Solihull, B26 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

22

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

4

Other crime

56

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

26

Public order

13

Robbery

30

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

48

Vehicle crime

139

Violence and sexual offences

38

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

16

Burglary

26

Criminal damage and arson

13

Drugs

9

Other crime

58

Other theft

13

Possession of weapons

33

Public order

8

Robbery

52

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

96

Vehicle crime

141

Violence and sexual offences

42

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

23

Burglary

41

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

8

Other crime

65

Other theft

8

Possession of weapons

39

Public order

17

Robbery

49

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

53

Vehicle crime

158

Violence and sexual offences

30

Anti-social behaviour

16

Burglary

27

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

6

Other crime

41

Other theft

8

Possession of weapons

27

Public order

13

Robbery

34

Shoplifting

6

Theft from the person

75

Vehicle crime

153

Violence and sexual offences

39

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

18

Burglary

31

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

9

Other crime

71

Other theft

12

Possession of weapons

30

Public order

8

Robbery

32

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

59

Vehicle crime

119

Violence and sexual offences

45

Anti-social behaviour

6

Bicycle theft

17

Burglary

25

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

4

Other crime

45

Other theft

12

Possession of weapons

20

Public order

4

Robbery

40

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

46

Vehicle crime

140

Violence and sexual offences

56

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

19

Burglary

32

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

6

Other crime

39

Other theft

10

Possession of weapons

22

Public order

8

Robbery

77

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

53

Vehicle crime

130

Violence and sexual offences

42

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

19

Burglary

36

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

8

Other crime

58

Other theft

12

Possession of weapons

25

Public order

10

Robbery

40

Shoplifting

8

Theft from the person

59

Vehicle crime

134

Violence and sexual offences

38

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

18

Burglary

30

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

4

Other crime

45

Other theft

11

Possession of weapons

19

Public order

11

Robbery

60

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

64

Vehicle crime

151

Violence and sexual offences

35

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

19

Burglary

27

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

9

Other crime

37

Other theft

9

Possession of weapons

26

Public order

12

Robbery

52

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

53

Vehicle crime

157

Violence and sexual offences

29

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

28

Burglary

34

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

11

Other crime

34

Other theft

13

Possession of weapons

31

Public order

6

Robbery

30

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

57

Vehicle crime

129

Violence and sexual offences

26

Anti-social behaviour

44

Burglary

28

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

6

Other crime

45

Other theft

9

Possession of weapons

38

Public order

4

Robbery

27

Shoplifting

6

Theft from the person

54

Vehicle crime

144

Violence and sexual offences

15

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

24

Burglary

32

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

3

Other crime

43

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

28

Public order

5

Robbery

34

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

47

Vehicle crime

162

Violence and sexual offences

13

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

27

Burglary

27

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

9

Other crime

42

Other theft

11

Possession of weapons

36

Public order

11

Robbery

41

Shoplifting

7

Theft from the person

54

Vehicle crime

118

Violence and sexual offences

12

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

23

Burglary

32

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

15

Other crime

54

Other theft

7

Possession of weapons

40

Public order

5

Robbery

32

Shoplifting

5

Theft from the person

34

Vehicle crime

160

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in B26 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in B26 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£242,250.00£219,000.00 - £265,000.004
Terraced£195,000.00£195,000.00 - £195,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£79,000.00£53,000.00 - £105,000.002
Semi-Detached£252,500.00£252,500.00 - £252,500.001
Terraced£225,700.00£84,000.00 - £305,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£230,928.57£185,000.00 - £255,000.0015
Terraced£202,000.00£85,000.00 - £310,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£260,000.00£225,000.00 - £330,000.003
Flat£103,200.00£83,000.00 - £120,000.005
Semi-Detached£234,828.12£175,000.00 - £290,000.0018
Terraced£224,166.67£49,000.00 - £335,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£261,250.00£172,500.00 - £350,000.003
Flat£135,000.00£135,000.00 - £135,000.002
Semi-Detached£239,714.29£160,000.00 - £323,000.0021
Terraced£194,775.00£82,150.00 - £258,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£327,500.00£327,500.00 - £327,500.001
Flat£108,000.00£108,000.00 - £108,000.001
Other£211,500.00£211,500.00 - £211,500.001
Semi-Detached£260,750.00£236,500.00 - £285,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£295,000.00£285,000.00 - £305,000.002
Flat£131,250.00£106,000.00 - £150,000.004
Other£225,000.00£225,000.00 - £225,000.001
Semi-Detached£248,706.07£180,000.00 - £340,000.0015
Terraced£188,437.50£75,000.00 - £265,500.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£302,275.00£207,500.00 - £380,000.004
Flat£181,250.00£142,500.00 - £220,000.002
Other£235,000.00£235,000.00 - £235,000.001
Semi-Detached£250,357.14£146,000.00 - £280,000.0010
Terraced£224,300.00£120,000.00 - £310,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£333,000.00£333,000.00 - £333,000.001
Semi-Detached£176,230.77£102,000.00 - £325,000.0014
Terraced£260,687.50£191,000.00 - £370,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£129,166.67£87,000.00 - £168,500.003
Semi-Detached£222,964.29£107,500.00 - £312,000.0016
Terraced£177,250.00£152,000.00 - £252,500.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£135,344.50£80,378.00 - £183,000.003
Semi-Detached£226,500.00£203,000.00 - £265,000.009
Terraced£263,333.33£190,000.00 - £300,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£205,000.00£205,000.00 - £205,000.002
Flat£162,044.87£60,000.00 - £208,000.0016
Other£290,000.00£230,000.00 - £350,000.002
Semi-Detached£229,435.71£165,000.00 - £328,000.0040
Terraced£223,428.57£165,000.00 - £256,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£245,000.00£245,000.00 - £245,000.001
Flat£107,699.00£39,995.00 - £150,000.005
Other£189,999.00£189,999.00 - £189,999.001
Semi-Detached£240,408.33£188,000.00 - £315,000.0013
Terraced£170,000.00£170,000.00 - £170,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£319,500.00£290,000.00 - £349,000.002
Other£1,050,000.00£1,050,000.00 - £1,050,000.001
Semi-Detached£170,625.00£100,000.00 - £272,500.003
Terraced£260,000.00£260,000.00 - £260,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£295,000.00£295,000.00 - £295,000.001
Flat£135,250.00£107,000.00 - £177,000.004
Other£249,000.00£249,000.00 - £249,000.001
Semi-Detached£254,221.36£129,970.00 - £315,000.0022
Terraced£180,000.00£180,000.00 - £180,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£317,750.00£305,500.00 - £330,000.002
Flat£90,500.00£75,000.00 - £106,000.002
Other£196,000.00£147,000.00 - £245,000.002
Semi-Detached£216,955.88£130,000.00 - £328,000.0018
Terraced£200,269.95£55,399.00 - £305,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£299,665.50£249,331.00 - £350,000.002
Flat£106,584.67£66,000.00 - £143,754.003
Other£266,000.00£266,000.00 - £266,000.001
Semi-Detached£259,191.18£150,000.00 - £320,000.0018
Terraced£236,400.00£160,000.00 - £310,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£308,500.00£252,000.00 - £365,000.002
Flat£129,900.00£96,000.00 - £178,000.005
Other£370,000.00£370,000.00 - £370,000.001
Semi-Detached£202,738.89£80,000.00 - £315,000.0029
Terraced£240,300.00£177,500.00 - £305,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£305,250.00£91,000.00 - £385,000.004
Flat£129,875.00£118,500.00 - £140,000.004
Semi-Detached£252,789.58£150,000.00 - £365,000.0015
Terraced£187,425.00£119,950.00 - £290,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£306,000.00£220,000.00 - £360,000.004
Flat£107,142.86£37,500.00 - £173,000.007
Other£293,750.00£227,500.00 - £360,000.002
Semi-Detached£244,791.67£120,000.00 - £391,000.0025
Terraced£225,488.64£153,500.00 - £305,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£340,833.33£270,000.00 - £447,500.003
Flat£129,625.00£103,000.00 - £156,500.004
Semi-Detached£261,409.38£198,000.00 - £535,000.0018
Terraced£222,187.50£164,000.00 - £285,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,010,000.00£295,000.00 - £1,725,000.002
Flat£103,055.56£60,000.00 - £137,000.009
Other£175,000.00£175,000.00 - £175,000.001
Semi-Detached£209,860.00£70,000.00 - £327,000.0030
Terraced£195,316.67£94,000.00 - £262,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£319,312.50£262,500.00 - £370,000.005
Flat£125,000.00£120,000.00 - £130,000.002
Other£120,000.00£120,000.00 - £120,000.001
Semi-Detached£183,850.00£73,500.00 - £325,000.0023
Terraced£193,318.18£160,000.00 - £240,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£430,000.00£430,000.00 - £430,000.001
Flat£115,200.00£100,000.00 - £134,000.005
Semi-Detached£267,320.24£173,000.00 - £360,000.0023
Terraced£229,066.67£165,000.00 - £370,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£307,500.00£285,000.00 - £330,000.002
Flat£131,987.50£45,000.00 - £185,000.006
Other£205,000.00£205,000.00 - £205,000.001
Semi-Detached£215,573.15£100,000.00 - £300,000.0030
Terraced£200,072.70£159,672.00 - £230,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£282,500.00£240,000.00 - £325,000.002
Flat£126,875.00£95,000.00 - £145,000.003
Semi-Detached£212,911.65£94,050.00 - £315,000.0028
Terraced£179,100.00£90,000.00 - £349,500.0011
Schools in the B26 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Garretts Green Nursery SchoolNursery, Outstanding73 2-5B262JL
Gilbertstone Primary SchoolPrimary, Good425 3-11B261EH
Lyndon Green Junior SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement368 7-11B261LU
Lyndon Green Infant SchoolPrimary, Good282 5-7B261LZ
Stanville Primary SchoolPrimary, Good249 3-11B263YN
Yardley Primary SchoolPrimary, Good837 4-11B261TD
Mapledene Primary SchoolPrimary, Good334 4-11B263XE
King Edward VI Sheldon Heath AcademySecondary, Good1182 11-18B262RZ
East Birmingham Network AcademyPRU, Good1 13-16B261AL
Cockshut Hill SchoolSecondary, Requires improvement947 11-18B262HX
Brays SchoolSpecial, Outstanding93 2-11B261NS
St Thomas More Catholic Primary SchoolPrimary, Inadequate352 4-11B263HU
Amenities in the B26 Postcode Area
  • Tri Star House Hotel, B26 3QR
  • Birmingham East Travelodge, B26 1DS
  • Blue Bell Guest House, B26 1DD
  • Central Guest House, B26 1DD
  • Gables Nest Guest House, B26 1DD
  • Brad 55.Co.Uk - Your Local Convenien, B26 2TE
  • Card Factory, B26 3JB
  • Costcutter, B26 2RU
  • Costcutter Supermarket, B26 2RL
  • Drinks Buster, B26 3SG
  • The Mount Tavern, B26 3BP
  • All Bar One, B26 3QJ
  • The Factory, B26 3QY
  • Arden Oak, B26 3LU
  • Birmingham Co-Operative Sports And S, B26 1SA
  • Bottega, B26 3QY
  • Clubrooms By No1 Lounges Ltd, B26 3QY
  • Costa, Arrivals Landside, B26 3QY
  • Emirates Lounge Birmingham Airport, B26 3QJ
  • Soho Coffee Co, B26 3QZ
  • Aldi, B26 3HP
  • Co-Operative Retail Services Ltd, B26 3JE
  • Co-Operative Retail Services Ltd, B26 3YH
  • EUROPEAN MARKET (2232/2234), B26 3JH
  • Farmfoods Ltd, B26 1AD
  • Balti Raj, B26 1AL
  • Bhajee, B26 1HH
  • Broadstone Chinese Takeaway, B26 2BY
  • Pizza Bank, B26 2UB
  • Pizza Hut, B26 3JH
  • Louise Chambers, B26 2LN
  • Lyndon Kidzone, B26 1LU
  • Mencap, B26 3TW
  • Mencap, B26 3TW
  • Mucky Pups Day Nursery Ltd, B26 2JN
  • Kustas Burger Van, B26 3TB
  • M.A.D Catering, B26 3QT
  • Catercater Ltd., B26 3QN
  • Laura Erin Brownies, B26 1NE
  • Mitie Catering Services Ltd, B26 3RZ
  • St Bernards Grange, B26 1QJ
  • Territorial Army Centre, B26 3BE
  • Alliance in Partnership, B26 2RZ
  • Brays Road Special School, B26 1NS
  • Cockshut Hill Technology College, B26 2HX
  • Gilbertstone Primary School, B26 1EH
  • Lyndon Green Junior School, B26 1LU