The village is adjacent to Birmingham International Airport and the National Exhibition Centre. It lies on the Birmingham loop of the West Coast Main Line railway, Marston Green railway station is served by local trains to Birmingham and Coventry, and a small number of semi fast services to Northampton. Notable features of the area include a number of shops, the Marston Green Tavern, St Leonards Church and Marston Green Infant and Junior schools.
There was a Canadian airforce base in Marston Green during the Second World War. Afterwards, the buildings were used as a maternity hospital and then a psychiatric hospital. They were demolished in the 1990s.
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