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Explore Digbeth / Eastside
  • Why live in Digbeth / Eastside?

    Previously the industrial heart of Birmingham, Digbeth is the most recently developed area of the city. Situated just a five-minute walk from the Bullring Shopping Centre, it boasts warehouse conversions, nightclubs and music venues. It is considered Birmingham’s answer to Shoreditch, being the epicentre for the young, cool and creative.

    Properties can vary from warehouse conversions to sleek, modern and affordable apartments. As Digbeth is up and coming the rent is relatively low and there are many new developments to choose from if you are looking to rent or buy an apartment. Prices are currently still very reasonable on that side of the city, with apartments in Digbeth selling from £96k to £135k on Bradford Street in 2016.

    Eastside is situated at the northeast side of Digbeth and has also seen a drastic change over recent years. Birmingham City University has spent millions of pounds redeveloping their city centre campus, giving the city a greener feel with newly planted trees and water fountains.

     

  • What’s been happening lately?

    The Custard Factory continues to be one of Digbeths main attractions this The Custard Factory has recently seen a new addition. The Mockingbird Cinema and Kitchen is a fully independent cinema and kitchen, offering a very different experience to that of the city’s multiplexes.  As well as showing the latest releases, the cinema offers the chance to see much older films on the big screen. The venue is also available for private hire, allowing you to throw a party with a real twist!

    There’s also big development plans for digbeth if proposals for the Beorma Quarter scheme are approved. A part of this is the tallest office/residential tower in Birmingham – a 30-storey skyscraper overshadowing St Martin’s Church and Selfridges. This project will be bringing plenty of job prospects and luxury apartments to rent or buy in the Digbeth area for anyone wanting live and work in the city.

     

  • Things to do Digbeth / Eastside 

    Digbeth boasts a range of attractions, from quirky restaurants to late night clubs. Spotlight is held on Trinity Street every Friday and showcases the best street food talent the Midlands has to offer. Next door you have the incredible Momma Roux. Many up-and-coming bands from around the country can be found playing here and, on a Saturday night, it turns into a glamorous club with dim lights, red velvet sofas, burlesque dancers and DJs. There is also The Night Owl, a club famous up and down the country for specialising in the best of Northern Soul. Around the corner is the Rainbow and the Rainbow Warehouse, where you will find live music and late night DJs.

    If you head over to the Custard Factory you will discover a hub of creative offices, galleries, independent shops and cafes. The Custard factory has more than 30 unique, fun shops where  you’re likely to find something there no matter what your age or budget is. If you’re into art Eastside Projects is an ever-evolving space run by practising artists showcasing unique and progressive work. Digbeth has something for everyone, living there you won’t ever struggle for things to do.  

     

     

Your Guide to Digbeth / Eastside

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    In the centre of Digbeth, you’ll find the Birmingham Coach station.

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  • The Digbeth Dining Club Birmingham

    The Digbeth Dining Club Birmingham will become your new Friday night treat.

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Brindleyplace

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Chinatown /
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Westside /
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Westside has been transformed in recent decades and is now the city’s primary business and leisure destination, making the perfect place to work, live or play.

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