From high street chic and vintage clothing to designer labels, the latest digital gadgets and locally made jewellery, you will be spoilt for choice on a shopping trip in Birmingham.

Top 5 shopping facts

  1. Grand Central, Birmingham’s newest shopping attraction, boasts more than 60 stores, restaurants and cafes, and was built as part of the £750 million redevelopment of New Street station.
  2. The Bullring Birmingham has more than 160 stores and 35 food outlets – guarded by the famous five-tonne Bronze Bull.
  3. The city’s big name department stores include Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, John Lewis and House of Fraser.
  4. The Custard Factory, in Digbeth’s creative quarter, has more than 30 cool independent shops selling everything from vintage clothing and urban indie labels to art and funky furniture.
  5. The historic Jewellery Quarter, a short walk from UCB, is home to more than 100 craft outlets and specialist shops – and 40% of British jewellery is made here.