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 melanie@solihullbid.co.uk

COVID-19 Advice Centre

NEW Updates

- Solihull has been placed into Tier 3 under the new local restriction tier system coming into place from Wednesday 2 December.

- The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is being extended until March 2021. Workers in any part of the UK can retain their job, even if their employer cannot afford to pay them, and be paid at least 80% of their salary up to £2500 a month.

The new #NHSCOVID19app, now available in England, is the fastest way of knowing when you’re at risk from coronavirus. The app has a number of tools to protect you, including contact tracing. Click here for more information and to download.

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

November Store Tracker

05 November - 02 December 2020

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Solihull Business Expo 2021

12 - 12 March 2021

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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

Christmas at Touchwood

Touchwood reopens just in time for Christmas

POSTED: 27 November 2020

Touchwood Solihull is set to reopen its doors on Wednesday 2nd December, just in time for shoppers to bag the perfect gifts to ‘wow’ their loved ones this Christmas.

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Mark Booth Hayfield MD

Hayfield on track to double turnover to £100m in 2021

POSTED: 27 November 2020

Hayfield has forecasted it will hit the £100m milestone in 2021, by delivering over 300 luxury homes across middle England. The multi award-winning housebuilder’s turnover for the current calendar year is in excess of £50m.

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phoebus v5

Phoebus Software climbs Mount Everest at home for children’s charity during lockdown

POSTED: 18 November 2020

Staff at Phoebus Software have been keeping busy since lockdown earlier this year and have just completed their second virtual Mount Everest climb as we enter a second national lockdown.

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