Visiting Solihull

Solihull has been voted the best place to live in the UK. Boasting quiet leafy streets with excellent transport connections to the whole country, Solihull is an attractive option for people looking to downsize and bank a substantial amount of change or indeed for people looking for a larger property at prices far low than the London area. For more reasons why to move to Solihull click here.


The closest and best option is an AirBnB that is located 10 minutes walk from the Shul.

The property has 3 double beds (sleeps 6) and is all located on one level on the ground floor, there is off road parking for 2 vehicles at the front of the property. It also has a separate area with a kosher microwave and crockery. To book go to

There are also two good quality Bed & Breakfasts within reasonable walking distance of the Shul.
Leaded Lights is the closest (about 15 minutes walk).
0121 707 8408 or 0779 948 4660
Station Approach on Streetsbrook Road is slightly further away (about 20 minutes walk)

 0121 240 4888 or 07968 910 613

The two closest hotels are
Travel Lodge Solihull which is a newly built budget hotel opening (about 20 minutes walk)
St John’s Hotel which is a 4 star hotel (about 30 minutes walk)
0121 711 3000

Shabbat Meals

If you require hosting for Shabbat meals please contact Rabbi Pink 0121 706 8736 or 07973 955 232 or

Kosher Food

We can provide a variety of frozen kosher meals (Soups, main courses, desserts, bread rolls) that are double wrapped and can be heated up in microwaves or regular ovens contact Rabbi Pink for. more information.
There are a number of online retailers who will deliver food to Solihull including and, Ocado also have a large selection of kosher food available via their website.
There is also a small well stocked kosher Deli  about 25 minutes drive from Solihull in nearby Birmingham, located at:
Birmingham Central Synagogue, 4 Speedwell Road, Birmingham, B5 7PR

Opening Times (During Jewish Holidays or Bank Holidays call first to confirm opening times)

SUNDAY 9am 1pm
TUESDAY 10am 2pm
THURSDAY 12noon 7pm
FRIDAY 9am 1pm


The closest mikveh is located a short drive away in neighbouring Birmingham. The mikveh is also available for tevilas keilim on Friday morning from 10.00 – 10.30 am or at other times by appointment via the Central Shul Office, 0121 440 4044.

Birmingham Communal Mikveh is located on the campus of  Birmingham Central synagogue 4 Speedwell Rd B5 7PR
The mikveh is open by appointment only. To make an appointment please send a text or call Rivki Cheruff on  07805 367 672 or Dinie Pink on 07773 215 013  Please try to give 48 hours notice.
The mikveh is under the halachic supervision of Rabbi Y Pink and is inspected annually by the National Council of Mikvaos

Birmingham Jewish Housing Association

There is a sheltered housing complex managed by Birmingham Jewish Housing Association

Chabad on Campus – Birmingham Universities

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Birmingham Hillel House

Birmingham Hillel House provides self-catering single room (each has its own fitted kitchen, with an oven, fridge, sink and storage facility plus shared freezer space) accommodation for up to 41 residents studying at the Universities of Birmingham, Birmingham City and Aston as well as further education colleges in the city. 11 of the rooms have en suite facilities.  Approximately 35 places are allocated to first year students with the remainder available for 2nd and 3rd year students, subject to ballot. Rent includes accommodation, heating, lighting, use of laundry facilities and Wi-Fi connection.

Hillel is situated in the pleasant, leafy suburb of Edgbaston. The Birmingham campus is a mere 10-minute walk away whilst Aston and University College Birmingham can be reached by bus in approximately half an hour. The Selly Oak and Harborne shopping centres are each about a 20-minute walk away and the nearest synagogue, a walk of about a half-hour. Birmingham Hillel plays a major role as a centre for all Jewish students and regular Friday night meals and J.Soc meetings are held there. The House is very popular and often over subscribed.

Contact Information:
Accommodation Manager:
Ms Bella Lupasco
Tel: 0121 471 4370

House committee chair Mrs Ruth Jacobs  tel 07768761930

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