Situated around 9 miles from Birmingham city centre, Solihull is part of the West Midlands and is the administrative centre of the borough of Solihull. One of the most affluent and successful towns in the county, the area is thought to be around one thousand years old. The town has been home to a number of well known people over the years, including Richard Hammond, Felicity Kendall, and Karen Brady. It is also home to the massive Touchwood Shopping Centre, which is a haven for shopaholics and was opened by the Queen. You will find many local nature reserves and parks in the area, such as Bills Wood and Alcott Wood.
In addition to the many retailers that are located at the huge Touchwood shopping centre, you will find a variety of businesses and professionals taking up retail and serviced offices in Solihull. A number of major companies are based in Solihull, including Land Rover, which has a production in the town. Cooks the bakery has its headquarters in the area as does Enterprise Inns. The borough itself is home to the National Exhibition Centre as well as the majority of Birmingham Airport.
Entertainment And Dining Out
When it comes to entertainment, you will find plenty to enjoy in the centre of Solihull, which is lined with pubs, bars and clubs for those who enjoy a vibrant nightlife. Cineworld is the place to head to catch the latest movies or visit the NEC to enjoy one of the events and exhibitions that take place over the year. You can sample all sorts of cuisine in Solihull, with food from all around the world on offer. If you enjoy Indian cuisine you can head to The Delhi Restaurant, alternatively try Giovanni’s for fine Italian cuisine. Peels Restaurant offers an elegant setting to enjoy fine British cooking while the Miller & Carter Bar and Grill is popular for those who love juicy steaks.
Solihull is well connected in terms of road links, which means that driving is a convenient option for those in the area. A number of buses serve the town and taxis are readily available, providing alternative means of transport. Rail links can be accessed via Solihull railway station.