Birmingham attracts millions of shoppers every year, and it’s not hard to see why. The city centre has plenty on offer for those seeking some retail therapy.
Bullring & Grand Central, B5 4BU
Between them Bullring and Grand Central offer 200 shops covering everything from gifts, cards and accessories to clothes, jewellery and technology.
The most famous of Birmingham’s retail centres, the Bullring is anchored by department stores Selfridges and Debenhams.
Grand Central is linked to Bullring via a glass covered walkway, and is home to many well known stores including John Lewis, Fat Face and Holland & Barrett.
Nearby, the retail offer continues along High Street, New Street and Corporation Street which are home to Boots, Marks & Spencer, H&M, New Look, Superdrug and the world’s largest Primark.
Great Western Arcade, Colmore Row, B2 5HU
Independent retailers can be found in this stunning Grade II listed Victorian arcade which runs between Colmore Row and Temple Row. A stylish place to discover something different. As well as shops you’ll find alternative food and drink outlets.
Piccadilly Arcade, New Street, B2 4EU
Another historic shopping destination, the Arcade was built in 1910 and features classic architecture and artistic ceiling murals. Independent retailers include Petals of Piccadilly, Onyx and Smithsonia.
Bull Ring Markets, Edgbaston Street, B5 4RB
At The Rag Market you’ll find the latest fashions, fabrics, gifts and household goods.
The Indoor Market sells fish, fresh meat and poultry, exotic fruit and vegetables, clothing and household goods.
The Open Market has fresh fruit and vegetables, fabrics and household items.
The award-winning B4 Car Park is within walking distance of Birmingham’s retail centres and is a clean and safe place to leave your car while you hit the shops. The entrance is on Weaman Street, B4 6DG, just off the A38(M).
Half Price Parking at Weekends
The car park is open to everyone, but B4 members get great benefits and it’s FREE to sign-up. Membership gives you a massive 50% discount off the standard tariff at weekends, and a generous 20% off the standard tariff during the week.