Local issues


Welcome to students living in our area.  This section provides local information for you about the area and local services.   > Students


NHW Crime data

View graphs on crime statistics just for our Neighbourhood Watch Area (Warwards Lane, Darris Road, and Woodside), by year.   NHW Crime data



Birmingham City Council's consultation on Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO's).  As part of their consultation the council have produced a short guide to the planning process and Article 4, in the form of FAQs.


A guide for landlords with Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO's) has been published in the West Midlands.  This guide covers licensing for landlords; find out more about the regulations and what licences are required.


A meeting held in February 2016 with Cllr John Cotton, highlighting issues affecting Selly Oak.


This meeting on 7/11/2015 was organised by our local MP; Steve McCabe, who wants to introduce tougher enforcement of permitted development within Selly Oak and other parts of the UK where rogue builders and landlords are blatantly flouting the existing building regulations.