Handsworth is also believed to be the base of operations for the infamous "Burger Bar Crew" who have been well documented to have a long running feud with rivals "The Johnsons", who reside in nearby Newtown, Lozells and Aston.
Cetain areas in Handsworth are known for the notoriety of their residents and many people choose not to visit them for fear of physical violence against their person, such places include "Raleigh Close" and "Centenary Drive"
"This place has nearly as many immigrants as Handsworth"
A common perseption that it is the roughest area around but its really a area full of Gz and so on =]
It aint dat dangerous unless u luk abit dodgy and der aint as many roberies/break ins as outsiders think =]
Raj- And why is that?
Bob- Well..you live in Handsworth dont no...
Raj- And your point being...
Bob- Handsworth is not the soundest place in Birmingham is it...full of Druggies,Freaks and Gangs.
Raj-whispers bloody bastaaaard