Birmingham City Centre Estate Agent & Letting Agent Rouds Estate & Letting Agent are located in the heart of Birmingham City Centre, our Birmingham City Centre office sits in the famous Saint Pauls Square, surrounded by the astounding development. We are proud to be Birmingham City Centre's go to Estate Agent & Letting Agent. Being the UK’s second largest city, with a population of over one million people and one of the largest cities in Europe; there is never a quiet time on the property market. Team Rouds will use our local knowledge and professional expertise to help you, wether you are searching for your new home or investment in Birmingham City Cenre, interested in selling your property in Birmingham City Centre, Letting your house or Renting your first apartment. Our years of expereince since 1995, will give you the best expereicne, focusing on customer journey and satisfaction- the foundation Rouds is built on. In recent years, investors have transformed the cityscape within the centre to likeness that of Canary Wharf, moving headquarters of several corporations to Birmingham - transforming into a major business and tourist location. The Bullring alone attracts visitors from all over Europe. The Mailbox, Brindleyplace and Millennium Point contributing to the development of a vibrant, modern and diverse city centre bought to us by Waters Edge development giving London something to worry about.
Welcome to Birmingham City Centre Birmingham City Centre Sits in the heart of the midlands and the largest city outside of London, with the largest population outside of the capital. Birmingham was put on the map when it established itself internationally in the 18th Century as the first manufacturing town in the world and for one of the most important inventions in British history, the steam engine. Today Birmingham is a proud city for its employment in the service area; education, health, public administration and third largest for employment in the business and financial sector. Great sight to see for those that enjoy historical buildings is St Phillips Cathedral, St Martins and St Pauls church.
Traveling around Birmingham City Centre Birmingham is positioned in a central location and therefore a popular transport route for all travelling in and through the west midlands. Birmingham Airport is in the top 5 busiest airports in the UK, followed by New street station: the busiest train station in the UK outside of London. Exciting developments are underway and offers good links to the capital with the HS2 rail link in 2026. The popular New Street Station and the bright Grand Central complex is not too far and is home to fabulous restaurants, museums and shops, including the Bullring Centre and John Lewis flagship store. Birmingham City Centre links to all the main motorways (M5, M6, M40 and M42 via the Spaghetti Junction). Public transport being a paramount necessity in many lives means to get into Birmingham City Centre it’s easy as there are bus links, national train links and a tram system, linking Wolverhampton to Birmingham and plans to extend the line towards Brindley Place and Edgbaston. Finally, for well established businesses or new start-ups there are well designed and modern offices. We All know what it’s like travelling into the city centre, the main route via car you’ll find is “spaghetti junction”- however the once in Birmingham city centre- you will find no trouble parking as you have a choice of over 70 car parks and over 24,000 car spaces in Birmingham city centre. Birmingham City Centre is in constant development to ease residents living and public experience. On the other hand, if you don’t want the hassle of driving and parking- and you’re like our team at ROUDS, you will find public transport is the best way getting into Birmingham city centre. Trains into Birmingham city centre can be as quick as 4 minutes from your doorstep and 8/10 buses go into Birmingham city centre. Exciting news for Birmingham city centre residents is the tram lines are almost complete and therefore getting from one side to the other is no longer too much of a walk.
Birmingham City Centre Property Market We are proud that not only is Birmingham the second largest city, it comes in 3rd place for urban areas in the United Kingdom, housing over one million people with an rise of 96,000 over the last 10 years. Birmingham City is well known as the first manufacturing town in the world. Starting in 1791 and since then has continued to strive. The buildings include Baskerville House, The new Birmingham Library, Selfridges, The Bullring, The Mailbox and Rotunda, with masterpieces such as; Townhall, Civic Hall, Centenary Square and the financial heartbeat of Colmore Square. To accompnay all the great features of birmingham, the canals are known to be more miles of canal than venice.
Birmingham City Centre Office Our Birmingham office is located in the centre of Birmingham City Centre, on Saint Pauls Square- making us Birmingham City Centre's Local Property Agent. Suite2A, Blackthorn House St Pauls Square Birmingham B3 1RL
Business and Development The obvious one to begin with is the revamped bullring shopping centre, then followed by the water’s edge development, including the mailbox, packed with restaurants, bars and retail shops. Brindley Place, known for its great layout of bars and restaurants but also accompanied by the canals- known to be more miles of canal than Venice and to finish of Millennium point, located near to the Birmingham college and university- therefore a great spot for students. Birmingham is home to over one million people. Now famously known as the up-and-coming canary wharf alike business hub, with all the new developments going up and HSBC moving their headquarters to the Birmingham business hub. Birmingham’s Finance district closely follows the capital with many insurance and banking businesses. Colmore Row is the hub for the Finance district, near to Snow Hill station and is currently undergoing a £600 million redevelopment plan to bring up the area. The creative investment made into Birmingham city centre has transformed the location, attracting businesses and tourist.
Grand Central Station Included in the development of Birmingham city centre, is the very well know new street station- now known as “Grand Central Station”. The redesign on the station is mesmerising and elegant, making the old station unrecognisable. The main feature is the glass atrium roof, and because of that a very popular site for viral videos. Grand Central station has over 60 shops, restaurants and cafés, including the well know John Lewis Birmingham City Centre is well known for its 24 hours bus service, operated by national express west midlands, the most popular bus stops in Birmingham city centre are located on bull street, corporation street, Colmore row and Stephenson street. When travelling into Birmingham or to another city, new street station is the station to travel from or last stop. All regional, local and National services go through. On the other hand, the smaller stations in Birmingham city centre; Moor street and Snow Hill station are known for more local routes to areas such as Stratford, Malvern and Worcester. Five ways and Broad street are under construction currently, as plans are to extend the services; making getting around Birmingham city centre comfortable.
Eating, Drinking and Shopping The perks of living in the second largest city in the country is your never short of a good meal, news garments and a memorable night out. The new bullring shopping centre was established in 1960, and now consists of all the popular high street stores. To top it off, Selfridges is an option. Birmingham is well known for its diversity in culture, through its bars, restaurants and historical artifacts. When in need of a good meal, remember you are spoilt for choice, whether it’s an Indian, Asian or Caribbean meal you fancy. Adding to the variety Birmingham city centre offers, you can experience the traditional ways of shopping in the Birmingham markets, premium boutique shopping at the mailbox with large designer brands or treat yourself to jewellery from one of the 500 jewellery businesses in the Jewellery quarter. Birmingham is well known for a good night out, visitors from all over the United Kingdom enjoying exciting bars, restaurants, live music and entertainment. Areas to visit for a great time are Broad Street, Mailbox, Colmore Row, Balti Triangle, Chinese Quarter and Brindley Place. A lot of us enjoy a regular pub to go to, for this there’s no better place than Broad Street, relax and enjoy some quiet time in the busy city. As Birmingham city centre is known for its club scene by all around the United Kingdom catering for lovers of all musical genres. On the other hand, if you are looking for a chilled vibe don’t look further than the city’s cultural aspect. Two of the main Birmingham aspects are Birmingham Royal Ballet which sits in the Hippodrome, and Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Hall. Birmingham City Centre spoils you with beautiful theatres and galleries, just to name two Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and The Water hall Gallery of Modern Art boasting international and British art to all visitors. There’s always a new movie and if your one for the box office then try Star City, a popular complex with a choice of 30 Screens or you can visit the luxury Every-Man’s Cinema in mailbox- setting the mood for a cosy evening and drink. Live entertainment is a great evening for most and the privilege of living in Birmingham City Centre is we are home to National Exhibition Centre and National Indoor Arena. “Chocolate, I know I can’t stop, no matter how much I tell myself to stop”. Lucky for us we are home to Cadbury World a great family day out. Learning all about how chocolate is made and the Cadbury story. Another great place to visit for a stroll is Botanical Gardens, enjoy the beautiful landscapes on hot summers day.
Sports Now onto the important topic, Birmingham is home to two famous teams: Birmingham City Football Club and Aston Villa. Followed by the popular Edgbaston Cricket Stadium; second largest in the UK.
Main residential areas Birmingham is well known for its recent developments, for being modern and keen on the eye; with luxury apartments in the city centre near to the canals, jewellery quarter, new street, hill street and the Rotunda building. On the other hand, families who prefer the suburban lifestyle, we recommend a bunch of areas. Edgbaston and Moseley are known to be home to affluent and well-educated professionals, a modern and classy area, a well-maintained high street with a collection of vibrant bars and restaurants. For students we recommend Selly Oak as its more affordable when in comparison to Birmingham City Centre and near to university. When studying at the university, you don’t need to worry about getting into City Centre- within 8 minutes you can find yourself in the busy Birmingham City Centre.
For more information on where to Buy or Let in Birmingham get in touch with one of our team or browse at the current properties, we have on the market in Birmingham City Centre