Sandwell Overview

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The Big Picture

Sandwell is an urban local authority located in the West Midlands region of England, with a population of around 328,000. Housing in Sandwell consists of a variety of types, from traditional terraced houses to modern apartments, with many properties available for social housing tenants. The community in Sandwell is strong, with several initiatives and festivals, such as the Sandwell Arts Festival and the Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust’s community health and wellbeing events. The quality of local entertainment is high, with venues such as the iconic Alexandra Theatre and the West Bromwich Albion Football Club’s Hawthorns stadium hosting numerous events throughout the year. The local economy in Sandwell is supported by a diverse range of employers, including major corporations such as Amazon, Tarmac, and Jaguar Land Rover, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises across various sectors.

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Sandwell Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in Sandwell’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

Sandwell Diversity

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