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Birmingham : car and public transport

  • Birmingham has the highest proportion of rail commuters in England outside London.
  • 1 metro line with further plans to extend the system across Birmingham and the West Midlands.
  • Birmingham is planning to introduce a clean air zone in January 2020, which will involve charging polluting vehicles to travel into the city centre (all roads within the A540 ring road).
  • 12 200 bus stops across Birmingham's region (84% of public transport use in the West Midlands is by bus).
  • Black Cab taxis can be flagged down anywhere in the city or can be found waiting at designated taxi ranks in the city centre such as Broad Street, New Street, Corporation Street etc.
  • Birmingham is at the hub of the country's canal network. Canals run 35 miles (56 km) within the city, of which most are navigable.


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Some information on the quality of life in Birmingham

  • Advantages:

    Birmingham is the cultural, social, financial and commercial centre of the Midlands.

    Birmingham is frequently referred to as the United Kingdom's "second city"

    It is well-placed and well-connected. Just 100 miles from London and 90 miles from Europe’s busiest airport at Heathrow.

  • Culture and life:

    6 million trees, more parks than any other European city, a record-breaking 14 consecutive gold medals form the Chelsea Flower Show.

    5 universities and over 450 schools in the City

    The city has five Michelin-starred restaurants, more than any other UK city outside of London.

  • Events:

    The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) and International Convention Centre (ICC) host over 850 events per year.

    The city also hosts over 50 festivals each year, including the Moseley Folk Festival and Flat Pack film festival.

    The Birmingham Hippodrome is the busiest theatre in the UK with over 520,000 visitors a year.

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