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Coordinates: 52°23′28″N 1°52′41″W / 52.391°N 1.878°W / 52.391; -1.878

Hollywood
Douglas Road, Hollywood - geograph.org.uk - 175732.jpg
Douglas Road
Hollywood is located in Worcestershire
Hollywood

 Hollywood shown within Worcestershire
Population 4,279 [1]
Hollywood and Majors Green
OS grid reference SP081772
Parish Wythall
District Bromsgrove
Shire county Worcestershire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BIRMINGHAM
Postcode district B47
Dialling code 0121
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
List of places: UK • England • Worcestershire

Hollywood is a village in the Bromsgrove district of Worcestershire, England, contiguous with and to the south of the city of Birmingham. The village lies within Hollywood and Majors Green Ward.[2]

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History

Up to the 1950s, Hollywood was a rural area with many fields and farms. Extensive postwar development saw these fields and farms give way to housing estates, shops and schools.

Geography

Hollywood is served by the A435 Alcester Road South, nearby settlements include Kings Heath, Kings Norton Shirley and Wythall.

Amenities

Hollywood is home to several schools, including Hollywood Primary School, The Coppice Primary School and Woodrush High School. It is also home to the Gay Hill Golf Club, which has existed since 1921.

Notable residents

References

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