Our Area Guides

Stourbridge is the home of AP Morgan’s third and latest high street branch, AP Morgan Stourbridge, located in the heart of Stourbridge town centre. Our Stourbridge branch is managed by Alex Ferguson...
Amblecote is a village just north of the centre of Stourbridge. Sharing much of its history with the wider town of Stourbridge, Amblecote has grown and thrived just as the area around it has, with its...
Lye, known to some as ‘The Lye’ is a historic village just outside of Stourbridge. Known for its strong sense of community, rich history, and the large concentration of traditional pubs and...
Norton is a small suburb of Stourbridge primarily just for residential purposes. A relatively new area of Stourbridge compared to many of the historic areas and suburbs, with their history dating back...
Oldswinford is a very historic area of Stourbridge, with a history dating back to ancient times. Oldswinford was once a large parish area, covering all of what is known in modern times as Stourbridge....
Pedmore is a residential area of Stourbridge with a rich history. Historically, Pedmore was a village in the countryside of Worcestershire until the 20th century, when, like much of modern...
Bromsgrove refers to both the market town, and the wider Bromsgrove district, which covers the nearby Worcestershire countryside and villages. Originally documented in the 9th century as...
Wollaston is a suburb of Stourbridge on the border between Stourbridge and Staffordshire. Despite its small size, Wollaston is a village with global reach. Wollaston is famous amongst locals for the...
Wordsley is an independent village considered by many to be part of Stourbridge due to it’s close geographic and cultural ties with the town. Wordsley has a rich history taking back centuries, and...
Whilst Hagley isn’t officially a part of Stourbridge, we believe it’s close enough both geographically and culturally to count as it! Also, it helps that our Stourbridge Branch Manager, Alex, is...
Having been in the industry for the past decade and working with AP Morgan for the past few years, Alex relished the opportunity to be able to take the helm of his own branch in his hometown of...
Batchley is situated in the north-west of Redditch and neighbours Redditch Town Centre, Enfield, and Webheath.The current area of Batchley was originally a housing estate built following WW2 in...
Webheath is the most westerly district of Redditch, and borders Batchley, Headless Cross, and Callow Hill.Formerly a village in its own right, Webheath became part of Redditch during the town’s...
Like many areas of Redditch, Headless Cross was once a village of its own. It is widely thought to be names after Headless Cross farm, which was located roughly where Vaynor Drive is now located. As...
Oakenshaw is a large residential area in south-west Redditch with a wide mix of available properties. It is thought to get its name from Oakenshaw Farm AKA Pheasant farm. It is home to the largest...
Winyates is a district in the east of Redditch consisting of Winyates West, Winyates East, and Winyates Green. As one of the largest residential areas in Redditch, Winyates is home to many local...
Astwood Bank is a village located just south of Redditch, along the A441 Evesham Road. The village consists primarily of a stock of semi detached cottages and houses. The property has seen recent...
Church Hill is the largest estate in Redditch and takes up a large portion of the north-east corner of Redditch. The majority of the residential roads in Church Hill are cul-de-sacs, with larger...