Sheldon is a convenient location, with easy access to Birmingham, Solihull and Coventry. Sheldon is within close proximity to major motorway networks and public transport. Birmingham International Airport and Birmingham International Train Station are both close by.
It is thought that Sheldon dates back to the 1300’s and was a small agricultural village up until the early 1930’s. In 1931, much of the parish was incorporated into Birmingham, with smaller parts going to Solihull and Coleshill. Sheldon Hall, located off Gressell Lane, is thought to be the oldest building in Sheldon. Originally a manor house, it was saved from demolition in 1997, when it was turned into a restaurant.
Houses in Sheldon primarily date back to the 1930’s, however, there is an array of property from small apartments through to large family houses. On the outskirts of Sheldon, you can find Yardley and Marston Green, with modern family houses and many character properties.
Sheldon itself boasts a variety of shopping facilities, with Wells Green Shopping Centre being popular with the local residents. There are also three major supermarkets serving the area.
Sheldon Country Park and Elmdon Park, with it's beautiful nature reserve, are both close by. There are a variety of eateries in Sheldon, serving both traditional and international cuisine. In terms of entertainment, the National Exhibition Centre, Genting Arena and Resorts World are located just off the A45, offering numerous events, concerts, dining and shopping.