Location & regeneration

Bright lights, big city

In Birmingham, you will find everything you need to make your company successful and to make locating here worthwhile.

Birmingham offers you a deep pool of intelligent, well-trained and highly motivated staff. The city has three world class universities producing 97,000 graduates each year. There’s a full range of supporting services, from lawyers and accountants to marketing, I.T. and telecoms.

The city is also home to the National Exhibition Centre and the International Convention Centre, which host over 200,000 conferences and 320 exhibitions every year. The newly opened Library of Birmingham offers an extensive range of services and resources for both learning and leisure pursuits.

When it comes to places to eat, you’ll be spoilt for choice in Birmingham. From award winning Michelin-starred restaurants, Asian cuisine in the famed Balti Triangle, hip cafés and nightspots in Chinatown; to Brindley Place, The Mailbox and The Cube on the canalside which offer some of the most desirable eateries in the city.

Shopping opportunities range from the 850-year old markets to sophisticated centres like The Mailbox, The Pavilions and The Bullring. Birmingham is also a centre of jewellery design and production; a stroll round the Jewellery Quarter is a fascinating experience.

The city’s cultural scene is driven by outstanding venues, world-renowned performers and enthusiastic audiences. The Hippodrome Theatre is the most popular in the UK and Symphony Hall is home to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy Test cricket, Premiership football and golf at The Belfry.