Smith's Wood an aa haes several pairks that are being redeveloped. The Smith's Wood estate is the steid o the auncient 'Smith's Wood'- a historical woodland which wis ance pairt o the forest o Arden. It wis offeecially designatit a Local Nature Reserve in 2004 an is going tae be enhanced as pairt o the regeneration project alang wi ither green spaces.
Mony flats an houses are being demolished an rebuilt in Smith's Wood as pairt o the regeneration o North Solihull. New features will include a heich street, a community hub, an a new private hoosin estate on Burton's Farm Park. The Woodlands campus o Solihull College wis completit in 2006.
Education[edit | edit source]
There are five primary schuils; an aw a special an a seicontary schuil (Smith's Wood Sports College) on adjacent steids.
Ethnicity[edit | edit source]
At the 2001 Census, Smith’s Wood haed the 6t heichest proportion o non-white residents (Black, Asian, Mixed Race an Cheenese) in Solihull (6%), although aw wards in the Borough are belaw the Wast Midlands average o 11%. Smith’s Wood haes the Borough’s heichest proportion o mixed race (3%) an black residents (3%). Syne the 2001 Census, the proportion o non-white residents in Solihull haes risen significantly. Experimental statistics frae mid-2007, estimate that the proportion o non-white residents in Solihull rose tae 9%. Ward level figures are no available, but it is likely that Smith’s Wood will hae seen a proportional rise in non-white residents as well.
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