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    I have a new job in Birmingham, but don't know the city at all. I will work in the city centre. So would like to move to a location near a train station to allow me to get into the city centre. (I would prefer to be a very close walking distance to train station)

    City centre seems expensive and I'm reluctant to rent there. What are some good and safe areas?
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    Longbridge, Kingshurst, Edgbaston, Selly Oak, Kings Norton, Northfield
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    (Original post by Abdukazam)
    Longbridge, Kingshurst, Edgbaston, Selly Oak, Kings Norton, Northfield
    How are Erdington and Yardley Wood? (Near the train stations)
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    (Original post by ice valley)
    How are Erdington and Yardley Wood? (Near the train stations)
    Both good places to live, I only listed those I know quite well and I've never had issues. Just be smart, don't offend the wrong people and that's life everywhere really

    Btw all the places I listed have stations really close.
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    Birmingham is as safe as any other city. The city centre is safe during the day but not in the evening onwards lots of crime going on. A few weeks ago someone got stabbed there and there was an incident a week ago near the German markets. Erdington is a high crime rate area, avoid it.


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