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Birchills Leamore

For an asset map of this ward please click here.

Active Black Country have identified this area as a priority ward. Over the coming months we will be engaging with residents and deliverers to understand local wants and needs with a view to tackling inactivity. The project is called Black Country Moving. Click here to view the latest learnings that our Connectors have collated.

Key Networks and Initiatives

  • Walsall Public Health
    • Provide social prescribing programme via community hubs
  • One Walsall
    • Manage health-based social prescribing programme via Walsall CCG 
  • Black Country Fund
    • Sport England funded pilot into 8 priority wards

Health Centres

  • Beechdale Centre
  • Birchills Health Centre
  • Jubilee House (Walsall CCG)
  • St Peter’s Surgery (located just outside ward)

Education Centres

  • Castle Business & Enterprise College (Special)
  • Croft Academy (Primary)
  • Birchills CofE Community Academy (Primary)
  • St Patricks Catholic Primary School

Faith Centres

  • St Chad’s CofE Church
  • Beechdale Evangelical Church
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  • Green Lane Baptist Church
  • Shri Guru Ravidass Temple

Places to be Active

  • Reedswood Park
  • Odell Park
  • Ryecroft Community Centre (located just outside ward)
  • Wyrley & Essington Canal