Birmingham, United Kingdom

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The Birmingham graticule is at latitude 52, longitude -1. It is the only UK graticule with neighbours that are mostly dry land.

Local Geohashers


  • jamesl lives in Anstey, Leicester, will use bike and public transport. Is also on IRC with the same nick. Has a two-way radio and GPS.
  • kimble lives in Birmingham. Has bike, will travel.
  • omniscient resides in Leicester and will attempt Saturday meetups when possible. Bike, bus or rail powered with benefit of GPS.
  • archiewood will try to get to weekend meetings when doable. Car and now GPS!
  • jwalton on foot, anywhere near Derby City
  • Nickholden on foot or bike, in or around Leicester.
  • JohnOldman lives in Leamington Spa and has a car.
  • pbro lives in Coventry and picks the low-hanging fruit (easy hashes).
  • Chadders66 studies at the University of Birmingham. On foot, will travel.
  • Hedgepig S. Leicester based exiled Brummie, most likely to attempt rural non-trespassy hashes.


See Birmingham, United Kingdom/Inactive Users

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Currently Planned

  • 2019-04-22 52 -1 Monday: Hedgepig hoping to waddle to this hashpoint assuming I don't expire of over consumption of Easter eggs over the weekend ...




  • 2016-02-12 52 -1 Friday: Pbro detoured on his bicycle commute to this central divider in Coundon, Coventry.


  • 2015-12-23 52 -1 Wednesday: Sourcerer visited a field, east of Solihull, West Midlands, UK.
  • 2015-12-09 52 -1 Wednesday: Chadders66 visited a grassy verge on Nobel Way in Witton, Birmingham for his first Geohash.
  • 2015-09-19 52 -1 Saturday: A field of very tall sweetcorn a little off the M42, near Hockley Heath. Benjw visited on the way from Cambridge to Hereford.
  • 2015-02-13 52 -1 Friday: Sourcerer visited a technology park where the M1 crosses the A52, between Nottingham and Derby, Derbyshire, UK.







  • 2009-11-02 52 -1 Monday: Kim took a detour from her regular cycling route to visit this one.
  • 2009-10-07 52 -1 Wednesday: Joe went to this one near Shawell.
  • 2009-09-30 52 -1 Wednesday: davidc, on loan from Berlin, Germany, visits a field near Banbury and enjoys the English countryside.
  • 2009-08-13 52 -1 Thursday: A school in Earl Shilton. Joe headed over there and walked down the track/footpath by the side of the playing fields, getting as close as was possible
  • 2009-08-02 52 -1 Sunday: Field near the M1, footpath from Willoughby Waterleys. Joe went using new GPS.
  • 2009-03-24 52 -1 Tuesday: The entrance to a park in Oadby. Benjw visited from the Cambridge graticule and was at the hashpoint from 3:50pm until 4:45. Joe had said that he would "be there around 4pm" but didn't show up.