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Alum Rock is an area within the inner-city suburb of Saltley in Birmingham. The district includes the connecting streets of the Alum Rock Road, starting from Saltley Gate and ending at Railway Bridge. Two Birmingham sub-areas - Pelham and Stretchford are situated nearby. The suburb is bounded by Bordesley Green to the south, Nechells to the west and Ward End to the north and east. It is part of the Washwood Heath ward and home to the Saltley Gate Peace Group. The Rockwood Academy is also based in the suburb. The founding member and vocalist of the band Duran Duran Stephen Duffy was raised here.