What's going for it? No, alas, the air is not permanently perfumed with Double Deckers, nor do the streams and gutters pour with liquid Dairy Milk.
But look past the chocolate factory, and the model suburb George Cadbury built for his workers is still ahem sweet indeed. It's easy to see why.
People do old-school community things like talk to Love in bournville other and grow veg; flowers blossom in the municipal borders; houses are, in the main, hobbity to look at, and trees and bluebells are a few footsteps away. It's like Britain, only better.
The case against Loveliness comes at a price. Property is pretty expensive for Birmingham, though much of the surrounding area isn't much cheaper.
Buornville the Bournville Village Trust — the freeholder — rules with a rod of iron: Love in bournville off the A38 into Birmingham. Plenty of buses, though it does clog round Selly Oak.
Raddlebarn is "good", St Francis CofE is "good" with "outstanding" features, and Bournville Junior is "outstanding" and "innovative". Hang out Love in bournville Not at the pub: Where to buy The original garden suburb homes — mostly terraces and semis, in vaguely Arts and Crafts style — are prized, rare and pricey.
But there's plenty more both on and off trust land, though the former carries Love in bournville premium.
Neighbouring Stirchley, Cotteridge and Selly Park are nice Love in bournville cheapertoo. Rob Macpherson "Christmas carols on Bournville Green, accompanied by Carillon school, are atmospheric and great for kids —a bit like living in a Richard Curtis rom-com.
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