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20th August 2015

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West Bromwich In Business

West Bromwich has histrically been the beating heart of British engineering.  The West Bromwich area still supplies the world with goods from heavy industry to light and precision engineering ranging in applications from aerospace to automotive and the nuclear industries.



The Albion BID2 area of West Bromwich is home to over 250 businesses of various sizes employing over 3,000 people.  West Bromwich has a wealth of experience and skills that has kept it at the forefront of manufacturing since the early days of the industrial revolution.  Being a member of Albion BID2 means being part of a business community whose expertise has seen products exported all around the globe. The wealth of knowledge and skill found within West Bromwich means that a supply chain can be easily managed.


 Sandwell Location and Connectivity

Sleipnir - mythical 8 legged horse statue

Albion BID2 is located within the Industrial Area of West Bromwich, which is one of the six districts which comprise the Metropolitan Council of Sandwell.  As an authority, Sandwell is actively promoting and supporting business in the area and encouraging inward investment <read more>.

Sandwell and West Bromwich have excellent access to the UK motorway network being within minutes of five junctions feeding into the M5 and M6 motorways.  West Bromwich therefore enjoys ready access to the South West, South East and North West regions of the country.

The mainline train station at West Bromwich provides easy access to Birmingham International Airport and thus good access to international travel.

Albion BID 2 is actively working with Sandwell MBC to strengthen the West Bromwich business community through marketing the business district and seeking inward investment.  Having a supply chain 'on your doorstep' and a wide skills base of the local workforce is a major part of this.