The Berkswell Society

THE BERKSWELL SOCIETY

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The Berkswell Society was originally formed in 1973 as the residents’ association for Berkswell Parish.  In the 1980’s it lead a fight to stop a coal mine being developed in the parish, a fight that was won.

In 2015/16 it lobbied for improvements to the planned HS2 by presenting its case to a House of Commons Select Committee and a key Solihull Council committee....

WHAT WE DO

The Berkswell Society was originally formed in 1973
Amongst many other activities The Berkswell Society install and maintain flower planters in urban settings and fruit trees, spring bulbs in the surrounding verges and green spaces.
We also work closely with the Parish Council to ensure on-going conservation and enhancement of our community assets for the benefit of all who enjoy Berkswell Parish.

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Berkswell Society install and maintain flower planters in urban settings
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The Parish of Berkswell

The Parish of Berkswell includes Berkswell village, Berkswell railway station, most of the eastern part of Balsall Common including Meeting House Ln, Station Road west of Kenilworth Rd, the recent housing developments off Hallmeadow Rd and a number of number of surrounding hamlets. (see map below).

Berkswell's toponym is derived from the Berks Well, a 16 ft (5 m) square, stone-walled water well just outside the churchyard.

The Village of Berkswell


Berkswell village is the archetypal English village. It has umpteen listed buildings, a beautiful church dating from Norman times, a typical pretty village green and a rare animal pound.
It also has a large open well filled by an underground spring from which the village and parish get their name.
You can get a good beer/lunch/dinner in the pub and a cup of tea or coffee at the village shop (closed Sundays).
The post code to find the village is CV7 7BJ


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Berkswell village is the archetypal English village

Key Dates & Activities


Updated  July 2022

Programme of Events in the Balsall Common Library

- Thursday 4th August

– Craft afternoon to celebrate the library’s 20th birthday.
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- Wednesday 10th August –

Play in a Day
SMBC is working with Birmingham REP on a Summer School experience.
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There are a number of sessions, at various locations, shown in the leaflet. The session at our library is on the date above.

- Thursday 11th August & Tuesday 23rd August


Two events under the “Art at the Heart’s Summer HAF Programme, being held in the library.
HAF – “Solihull Holiday Activities & Food”
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- Tuesday 16th August

– Gadgeteers Crafts.
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