Shenley Green is an area of Birmingham. It is located in the south-west of the city, between Weoley Castle and Northfield.
Shenley Green was a post war development built on the location of Shendley Green Farm and by 1958 there were around 8,000 residents.
The centre of Shenley Green comprises a shopping area, the Shenley Centre and St. David's Church. It is part of Bournville Village Trust.
The Shenley Green Centre was conceived by local people and built in 1965 as a youth club. St. David's Church was opened in 1970 and its prominent feature is the large lantern tower. The former church building became the community hall for the new church.
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“All in green went my love riding”
—E.E. (Edward Estlin)