COVID-19 Hub Advice Centre

Welcome to the dedicated information hub designed to keep you up to date with the latest on COVID-19 within the Town Centre. The hub is the go-to site for Government updates. You can also see the latest store openings by clicking on the 'Store Reopening Tracker' in the menu at the top of the page. Please support us where you can and get in touch via

COVID-19 Advice Centre

NEW Updates

- Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that outdoor markets and car showrooms will be able to reopen from 1 June. All other non-essential retail will be expected to be able to reopen from 15 June. More information here.

- The Government have produced new guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to read it.

- Solihull Council has suspended parking charges in Council car parks and on-street parking bays in Solihull town centre. People can still access these car parks.

Click below to view these updates and much more information

COVID-19 Advice Centre

It's a huge Yes to BID Term 3!

Solihull BID has secured a new five-year term representing the town centre following a successful renewal ballot of 457 member businesses. The confidential postal ballot conducted by UK Engage closed on October 31. 

A total of 90.35% voted in favour of the Solihull BID continuing, with 96.27% in rateable value. The turnout was 56.89%.

A big thank you to all of the businesses that returned their votes and continue to support our work in the town centre.

Official Ballot Result Declaration

About the BID

The Solihull Business Improvement District is the foundation on which we can build an even greater town centre for all. For the past ten years, we’ve grown, inspired and innovated. Resulting in a reduction in crime, increase in footfall and the introduction of a thriving independent scene, plus much more

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Upcoming events

Boosting both footfall and visitor spending. Events play a key role in putting Solihull and its businesses firmly on the map. Head over to the Events page to find a variety of different things to do

Store Reopening Tracker

26 May - 31 August 2020

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Solihull’s Jingle Bell Jog 2020

13 - 13 December 2020

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Latest news

Find out about all of the current events and happenings from around the Solihull area below. If you would like news about your business featured on our website, please contact us

Lee with his painting of Captain Sir Thomas Moore

Touchwood displays local tribute to Captain Sir Thomas Moore

POSTED: 2 June 2020

A local artist from Dickens Heath in Solihull has painted a tribute to fundraising hero, Captain Thomas Moore, which is now on display at Touchwood Shopping Centre.

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British delicatessen set to open in Mell Square

POSTED: 28 May 2020

Solihull-based shopping centre, Mell Square, is proud to welcome new gourmet delicatessen, Tastes of Britain, which specialises in craft gin and spirits, as well as British deli produce including artisan cheeses, quality charcuterie, and other deli favourites.

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Thursfields Louise Jones v3

Reopening of property market welcomed by Thursfields

POSTED: 26 May 2020

The beginning of a relaxation of lockdown restrictions to help reopen the property market has been welcomed by Thursfields Solicitors.

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