Charles Church


Looking for a new home in Birmingham?

Dominating the West Midlands, Birmingham is a major international commercial centre. This cosmopolitan city just keeps on giving, with exceptional facilities and amenities that make it a fabulous location for a new home. The Birmingham Royal Ballet, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and the Barber Institute of Fine Arts add to its reputation as a cultural capital. The city’s other highlights include the Birmingham NEC Arena, the Bullring shopping centre, and the Birmingham Thinktank science museum, as well as the many bars and restaurants of well-known Broad Street.

Living in Birmingham

Travel and transport

Birmingham has an excellent transport infrastructure. Trains, trams, buses, and an airport ensure that you are well-connected when it comes to travelling to, from, and around Birmingham. The M5, M6, and M42, as well as easy access to the M1, keep up with the city's pace of life. 

Local information

This is a city of parts, each with its own local facilities and services, but all together, it's the largest metropolitan area outside London. It's towns include Wolverhampton, Walsall, Dudley, Solihull and Sutton Coldfield. The M5, M6, M6 Toll and M42 create the local motorway network. The Bullring is the city's iconic shopping complex, and Birmingham New Street Station is the focus for national train travel. The National Exhibition Centre and Birmingham Airport, are side by side to the east of the city.

Local schools

Each of the towns making up the Greater Birmingham area, has its own group of schools and there are therefore excellent options depending on your catchment area. There are three universities and two university colleges within the city, making Birmingham the largest centre for higher education outside London.