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Scott Arms - Birmingham Road shops

The Scott Arms shops are centered around the junction of the A34 and A4041. This page will concentrate on those near to the Scott Arms on the Birmingham Road, up to and including those in Cross Lane. Another page covers shops further along the Birmingham Road towards Walsall. Scott Arms shops are also on Shopping Centre and Walsall Road pages.

Postcode is B43 6NR.

2 Birmingham Road

Aldi Supermarket at Great Barr (Anthony Parkes) / CC BY-SA 2.0
  • Aldi (2004-) Supermarket
  • Reg Vardy plc Nissan
  • Caledonia Honda
  • Great Barr Garages Ltd (c.1963) Ford dealer

The site was occupied by Great Barr Sawmills who moved to Queslett and are still in business there. Before that GBS shared the site with another motor dealer namely, Rushton and Wilson who were Rootes Dealers. Rushton and Wilson moved to a site in Old Walsall Road between the Railway bridge and the River Tame bridge. (Almost opposite Birfield Extrusions) [information courtesy of Richard Peckover]


 

Telephone Exchange

BT Telephone Exchange - Great Barr Area Telephone Exchange is located in Birmingham Road, Great Barr, Birmingham and is part of the Birmingham Director area. Great Barr also serves parts of Hamstead, Perry Barr and Walsall. The number ranges currently used are 0121-357 and 0121-358

Telephone Exchange


 

 


 Birmingham Road shops in 1950's
Picture courtesy of Paul Moore (by Matthew Anderson)

4 Birmingham Road

  • Machine Mart
  • Walsall District Co-Operative Society


    Picture courtesy of Paul Moore (by Matthew Anderson) 

 

6-32 Birmingham Road

photo - Birmingham Road shops - 1950s

photo - Birmingham Road shops - now

6

  • Fairytales nursery (2014)
  • Sportswise - (Moved from number 12, 2010)
  • Shepherds - Solicitors(-2009)

8

  • Jhoots Pharmacy (1/9/14-)
  • Lloyds Pharmacy (-31/8/14)

10

  • Shika - Takeaway (28th September 2010-)
  • Scott Arms Balti Takeaway(-September 2010)

12

  • Goodchilds - Estate Agent (26th April 2010-April 2014)
  • Sportswise (September 2007-2010)
  • Central Pulse

14

  • Marchella - hair stylist

16

  • Aesthetica - Beauty Clinic (2014)
  • Express Ink Ltd, computer ink (29th October 2005-)
  • World Wallett Travel (to 2005)
  • AlphaTax
  • Lloyds Bank

18

  • Wine Bin
  • Douro - Wines and Spirits

20

  • New Sandwell Cantonese Take-Away
  • R.W. Smith - Photographers
  • R.W. Smith - Builders

22

  • The Beauty Rooms (2014)
  • Daniel Fox, Property Agent, (December 2009-)
  • J7 Sport Trophies (Sept 2006-2009)
  • Attewell - Opticians (to March 2006)
  • Vincent C. Williams - Optician

24

  • Express Ink (2014)
  • Gigabytes (2009)
  • Classic Bathrooms & Plumbing
  • Sun Spots Abroad
  • Standon Designs
  • The Floral Shop (M Chant) - Florist

26

  • Scott Arms Fish Bar (M. Symeou)
  • Gas Service shop

28

  • Perico Pizza (Aug 2013-)
  • Tankys Pizza (-2013)
  • Classic Bathrooms
  • J Webb, Lawnmower Services (c. 1998)

30

  • Bucks - Chicken take-away (April 2019-)
  • Bay Leaves - Bangldeshi Restaurant
  • Raj Indian Restaurant (-2013)
  • J.Poynton

32

  • Esquires, hairdresser

26-32 Birmingham Road shops

The shops continue round the corner into Cross Lane (Scott Arms - Cross Lane)

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