Solihull is a town 9 miles south east of Birmingham city centre, located in the West Midlands, England. Populated by approximately 200,000, Solihull is in the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull.
Solihull is well known for its cosmopolitan lively atmosphere, attracting shoppers with its wide offering of store choice. The town centre is home to luxury designer stores including Prada, Dolce and Gabbana and hundreds more high street brands. The only John Lewis store in the Midlands is based in Solihull.
Touchwood Shopping Centre is an award winning modernized mall 650,00sq ft in size. Within the mall there is a nine screen cinema and Solihull Arts Complex which offers a mixture of musicals, poetry and community art. Restaurants, bars and cafes are in abundance, offering a wide choice of cuisines to suit every taste.
Millions of visitors travel to Solihull every year to attend events at The NEC and LG Arena. Major concerts and exhibitions are held at these venues and bring a continuous flow of footfall through Solihull throughout the year. The NEC is one of the busiest centres in Europe and is host to some of the biggest names in the music industry every year.
Solihull also has some of the greenest and most pleasant countryside in England. Its charming villages and stunning parks are award winning. Solihull’s town heritage has been preserved wonderfully in the 15th Century Manor House and medieval parish church of St. Alphege. The Stratford upon Avon canal runs through the borough linking rural villages to country footpaths and towpaths.
Solihull has three business parks, namely Monkspath, Blythe Valley and Birmingham Business Park. Land Rover have had a permanent base in Solihull since 1978. Solihull is well connected to many transport links, including two railway stations and five motorways all within close proximity. Solihull is just over an hour away from London by train with connections to both London Euston and London Marylebone station. The nearest airport is Birmingham Airport,