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CURDWORTH and MINWORTH
Curdworth is a village and civil parish in the North Warwickshire district of the county of Warwickshire.
Curdworth is 11 miles east of the centre of Birmingham. North Warwickshire borders the Warwickshire borough of Nuneaton and Bedworth to the east, the county of Leicestershire to the north-east, Staffordshire to the north-west and Birmingham in the West Midlands to the south.
The village is sandwiched between Junctions T1 of the M6 Toll and Junction 9 of the M42 motorways and the busy A4097 Kingsbury Road.
Hams Hall road freight terminal (on the site of the old Hams Hall power stations) and The Belfry Golf Courses and Hotel are also close by.
In 1995 and 2000 Curdworth earned the title of Best Kept Village in Warwickshire, in the large village class. The village also earned the title in 2007 of Best Kept Village in North Warwickshire, in the medium-sized village class.
Curdworth is close to Drayton Manor Theme Park, Kingsbury Water Park and Ash End House Children’s Farm.
Curdworth is home to The White Horse pub and restaurant and the Beehive Inn, It also has a Village Hall located in the heart of the picturesque village.
Minworth is a village contiguous with Curdworth, Water Orton, Castle Vale, Walmley, Wishaw and Sutton Coldfield.
A large Asda Supermarket is situated on the Minworth border with Walmley. It opened in 1977 as a Carrefour hypermarket and following various take overs is now owned by Wal Mart. The original store remains and has been remodelled with the exterior refreshed in 2008, the store signage was changed to Asda Supercentre.
The site also has a Wickes and there is a B&M store on the adjacent site.
There are 2 pubs in Minworth, the Hare and Hounds and The Boat, which lies on the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal. There are also a variety of local convenience stores and takeaways.
On Forge Lane and Maybrook Road there are industrial units, home to Cadbury, Hozelock and various other companies.
The East of Minworth is home to the Water Treatment Works of Severn Trent. It is their largest treatment works, treating the waste from the equivalent of 1.7 million people from across Birmingham and the Black Country. The site includes a digester plant to generate biogas, fuelling the plant.
Minworth’s main public transport links consist of the one bus line that serves the village and 5 bus routes that serve the ASDA centre. All bus routes serve Sutton Coldfield with one bus to Chelmsley Wood, Wylde Green, Erdington and Birmingham.