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Explore Westside / Mailbox
  • Why live in Birmingham Mailbox / Westside

    The Westside has been transformed in recent years and is now Birmingham’s primary destination to work, live or play. The Westside is renowned for its restaurants and and bars where diners can enjoy views of the beautiful canal side, it also hosts some great festivals and has top entertainment venues such as the Barclaycard Arena, The REP Theatre and Symphony Hall.

    When it come to living here there are many luxury apartments and flats available to rent or buy with most offering views of the canal. Property types range from newly built apartment complexes to more unique offering such as converted Victorian Warehouses, if you fancy something with a little more character.  

    Living in The Westside there’s the added benefit of being in easy reach of Birmingham City Centre. Birmingham New Street Station is roughly a 20 minute walk from the Westside as well as the City Centre’s shopping centres, entertainment and high streets being the same walking distance.

  • What’s been happening lately

    There’s continuous funding into Westside. The most recent £188 million investment is the recently opened Birmingham Library. It has a rooftop garden, and houses over 400,000 books.

    Paradise Circus is taking on a whole new look. It is to be transformed into a vibrant mixed-use development of commercial, civic, retail, leisure and hotel space. The redevelopment will provide major improvements to pedestrian access and greatly enhanced public realm, befitting this exemplary historic setting.

    With the next plan for the area being the transformation of Ladywood into a much improved livable family neighbourhood, Westside has got lots to look forward to.


  • Things to do Birmingham Mailbox / Westside

    Westside has something to offer everyone; Brindleyplace has one of the best choices in restaurants in Birmingham whether you’re looking for fine-dining or more family-friendly options. There’s also a selection of bars and cafes where you can take in the canal side views.

    If you’re looking to explore there’s plenty to discover within Westside with a number of attractions and galleries. You can spend the day browsing through the renowned Ikon Gallery and the independent Number Nine Gallery which are open to public with regular changes to the programme and exhibits. Theatric fans also have The Crescent Theatre for film festivals, theatre productions and musicals.

    The Mailbox is the prime destination for the most stylish shopping stores, you will find stores such as Harvey Nichols, Paul Smith, Hugo Boss and many more easily being able to spend a whole day there shopping. Also the iconic Broad Street which is one of Birmingham’s most famous Streets, offers some of the best venues for Birminghams bustling nightlife scene.


Your Guide to Westside / Mailbox

  • A safer and cleaner business environment for Birmingham

    The Westside Business Improvement District (BID) is constantly working towards creating a more attractive, better marketed, brighter, safer and cleaner business environmen

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  • The best attractions in Westside Birmingham

    There’s lots to do in Westside. Home to the Mailbox, the Cube and Broad Street there’s something for everyone

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  • Where to eat in the Mailbox – Birmingham

    Whatever your tastebuds fancy, Westside will have something to leave you fully satisfied.

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