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Solihull Railway Station

Solihull train station has regular direct trains to London and good bus links to Birmingham International train station.New faster Mainline trains mean journey times take from just 1hr 22mins and stop only once on the way.

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Birmingham International Airport

Birmingham International Airport provides a wide range of facilities including those for business, children and the disabled. Public transportation to and from the airport is reliable and frequent with a choice of trains, coaches, buses, taxis and car hire. Those wishing to drive to the airport will find it easily accessible and well sign posted from the access roads. The airport offers a range of both short and long stay parking. Birmingham airport has two terminals and serves over 50 different airlines to over 100 destinations. The Airport is also the first in the world to have the new SkyRail people mover linking the passenger terminals with Birmingham International rail station next door.

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National Exhibition Centre Birmingham

The NEC (National Exhibition Centre), Birmingham, is Europe's busiest exhibition venue, staging around 200 trade and consumer shows each year. Its programme of activity attracts four million people and profiles 45,000 exhibiting companies annually. The complex offers 200,000 square metres of space in 21 inter-connecting halls, located in the heart of the UK, alongside national road and rail networks and Birmingham International Airport. Up to four million people visit the centre each year. With 21 halls totalling 200,000 square metres (two million square feet) it is also the biggest exhibition centre in Britain and seventh largest in Europe.

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South Birmingham College - Bordesley Green Campus

South Birmingham College is based in Birmingham and offers education and training to its students, that is primarily vocational. It provides both full-time and part-time programs via a number of learning centers offering education to several students. The College delivers a wide range of professional, academic and vocational programs in the fields of Accounting, Administration, Business Studies, Catering & Hospitality, Childcare, Construction, Fashion & Textiles, Hair & Beauty, Health & Safety, Health & Social Care, etc.

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Birmingham and Midland Museum of Transport

The Birmingham & Midland museum of Transport was founded in 1977 and its two large halls house a broad collection of around 100 buses, coaches, fire engines and battery-electric vehicles from all parts of the Midlands and beyond. Birmingham and the Black Country especially are featured, and the museum has a unique collection of buses and coaches designed, built and operated by "Midland Red", a company which pioneered many technical innovations over a 50 year manufacturing period. Of particular appeal to families is the miniature steam railway, constructed and operated by the Elmdon Model Engineering Society to demonstrate the finest examples of model engineering on three gauges.

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Birmingham City Football Club

It is only in the last few seasons that the Blues have began to rid themselves of the tag of 'perennial under-achievers'. Birmingham's history is littered with disappointments and near-misses, and 1963's League Cup success stands out not because they defeated arch-rivals Aston Villa in the final but because it remains the only time they have won a major trophy. Promoted to the Premiership via a penalty shoot-out in 2002's Division One Play-Off Final after a 16-year absence from the top-flight, the Blues performed creditably last season and avoided the drop comfortably. Backed by David Gold's millions, it remains to be seen whether they can match or beat their highest top-flight position (sixth in 1956), but at least they're finally getting closer...

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Birmingham Wheels Raceway

Guaranteed first class racing entertainment in the heart of the the UK's second city. This state of the art 330m asphalt Oval provides the ultimate driver's arena - from the fast and furious F1 Stock Cars to the legendary Demolition Derbies, it's the greatest show in town. Many meetings feature pre-race entertainment. Drivers Licence:To drive regularly at our tracks you will need a full INCARACE Licence. This entitles you to race at all ORC tracks in the UK, Belgium and Holland. Licenced drivers get their own racing number, log book, newsletters and grading lists;they may race at all relevant Incarace meetings and qualifiers attend championships at other Oval promotions. Day Licenses are also available from the office, at least 7 days in advance.

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Cadbury Sixth Form College - Kings Norton

The College is situated in a pleasant campus with good recreational facilities and plenty of open space. The buildings are compact and well maintained and the facilities within provide an adult purposeful environment ideally suited to teaching and learning at this level.In recent years the college has invested over seven million pounds in considerable improvements and new buildings. The most recent is a purpose built Art and Textiles block incorporating three large studios, a print room, a darkroom and a kiln. The Design area has also been extensively refurbished and enlarged with state of the art equipment and machinery.


Birmingham New Street Railway Station

Birmingham New Street is a major railway station located in the centre of the city of Birmingham, England. New Street is Birmingham's main railway station, and is a major hub of the British railway system. Due to its central location, railway lines from all over Great Britain run into it including lines to London, Manchester, Scotland, Wales, Bristol, Penzance, Nottingham, Leicester, Shrewsbury and Newcastle. The station is also a terminus for many local services from throughout the West Midlands conurbation. Including the local Cross City railway line, servicing Lichfield, Redditch and stations in between. Direct trains run to more stations from New Street than from any other station on the British railway network.

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International Convention Centre

The key to a successful event is a successful venue. One that fits your budget, supports your efforts and understands your requirements. One that promotes your values and enhances your reputation with superb surroundings and high quality presentations - that's The ICC. At The ICC, we offer all the key elements to deliver a successful event. These include professional advice and support in planning, logistics, catering staging and AV technology. Having 11 halls and 10 executive meeting rooms with dedicated registration and foyer areas, we offer one of the UK's largest selection of facilities under one roof - with the support of a dedicated team of planners and presentation specialists to ensure everything runs smoothly from start to finish.

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Mander Portman Woodward Birmingham

Mander Portman Woodward Birmingham is part of the MPW group of independent fifth- and sixth-form colleges founded in London in 1973. The Birmingham College was opened in 1980 and accepts up to 160 students each year preparing for GCSE, A level and Oxbridge Entrance. The College offers courses in accounting, art, biology, business studies, computing, economics, English, film studies, government and politics, history, information communication technology, languages, law, mathematics, philosophy, psychology, religious studies, sociology and science.


International College of Excellence

ICE College is committed to providing professional teaching in an environment conducive to learning, offering unsurpassed opportunities for students across the world with a single minded drive of attaining the highest academic standards across all subjects. Our team of academic staff are experts in their respective fields, dedicated to conducting and disseminating world-class tuition. Here at ICE we seek to make a valuable contribution to the public welfare through the work of our staff, graduates and partners in education, enriching and advancing culture, education, engineering and technology.Through our strong presence in the West Midlands we seek to make a majorcontribution to the economic and cultural life of our metropolis, through involvement and commitment to our students, staff and community.We aim to represent nationally and internationally the highest standards and enduring values of the college, including academic freedom, intellectual integrity and equality. We are proactive in maintaining a pioneering role in extending knowledge, within a multi-cultural environment.

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Aston Villa Football Club

Formed in 1874 by cricketers from the Villa Cross Wesleyan Chapel in the Aston area of Birmingham - hence the name! Founder members of the Football League in 1888, by the turn of the century Villa had won the league championship four times and the FA Cup twice. But following their sixth title triumph in 1910, the club stagnated and had to wait until 1981 for their next championship. But this was Villa's golden period, and in 1982 came the club's greatest achievement - winning the European Cup. Fact:Villa legend David Platt was once the world's most expensive footballer, his combined transfer fees topping 22million pounds.

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Henley Golf and Country Club - Henley-in-Arden

The Golf and Country Club is situated at the heart of the Warwickshire countryside, yet is only a short drive from the M40 and M42 motorways, and just 15 minutes from Birmingham International Airport and the National Exhibition Centre. Opened in 1994, the golf course has matured well, and has recently undergone significant improvements with the addition of new tees and water features. The par 73 course can be played at varying lengths up to the full championship measurement of approximately 6900 yards, and is complemented by a par 3 academy course, that is popular with beginners and juniors.

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Birmingham City University - Birmingham

Birmingham City University is a large, multi-cultural university with 23,000 students which is committed to continual improvement, and offers an innovative and practical approach to teaching.As a city, Birmingham boasts three well-established universities and is rapidly gaining a reputation as the youngest city in Europe. We've teamed up with Aston University and the University of Birmingham to launch the interactive Live & Learn website dedicated to promoting what Birmingham has to offer students.


The Newman University

The Newman University College was founded in 1968 and its campus is located at Bartley Green, South West Birmingham, UK. Students can choose from undergraduate, postgraduate, research, foundation, and short courses. Subjects offered include teacher training, art and design, creative writing, drama, English, History, media and communication, Mathematics, Education and Professional Studies, Management studies, information technology, theology, PE and Sports Studies.

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West Bromwich Albion Football Club

One of the oldest clubs in England, West Bromwich Albion were founder members of football league and have won all the domestic trophies on offer in England, including the League title in 1920. However, they have struggled to reach the heights in recent years and securedpromotion to the English top flight in 2003/4 for the first time since 1986. Producing the likes of Bryan Robson, Cyrille Regis and Lawrie Cunnigham, the latter two pioneers for black footballers in the game, West Brom last enjoyed success when the late Jeff Astle scored the Cup winning goal against Everton in 1968. Fast Fact:Founded in 1878 as the West Bromwich Strollers, they changed their name to West Bromwich Albion within a year.

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North East Worcestershire College

North East Worcestershire College is a large General Further Education College situated at Worcestershire, UK. The College is based on two campuses at Bromsgrove and Redditch, and also offers courses in over 80 community and employer premises across the Worcestershire area. Foundation degrees, part time, recreational and community courses are offered in a wide range of subjects like art and design, construction, management, performing arts, etc. The majority of the College?s 11,000 enrolled students are engaged in part-time opportunities that range from apprenticeships and vocational courses to higher education and adult recreational programmes.

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Nearby

Station Approach is ideally located for visiting attractions such as Stratford-Upon-Avon and Warwick Castle. The N.E.C and Concert Arena are a few minutes drive, and the city of Birmingham only 8 miles away which includes the N.I.A and Symphony Hall. Numerous other attractions include, Cadbury World, Drayton Manor Park, The National Motorcycle Museum and Blenheim Palace.All major credit cards accepted.

Listed bellow are some websites of the attractions you may enjoy during your stay.

Touchwood Shopping Centre
Mell Square Shopping Centre
Solihull Online
Solihull Council Website
The National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham International Airport
The National Motorcylcle Museum
Black Country Museum
Blenheim Palace
Cadbury World
Drayton Manor Family Theme Park
Hatton Country World
Severn Valley Railway
Shakespeare Country
Stratford Upon-Avon Council
The Think Tank
Birmingham Tourist Information
National Sea Life Centre
Birmingham Hippodrome
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Canal Trips in Birmingham
Umberslades Children's Farm
Weston Park
Warwick Castle
West Midlands Safari Park
National Trust Properties
Heart of England Tourist Board
English Heritage


Arden Tennis Club

Solihull Arden Club is a great place to enjoy leisure time with a wide range of racquet sports and state-of-the-art fitness facilities. We also have a variety of social activities and a comfortable lounge bar for relaxing in the evenings and at weekends. In addition, there is a function room available for hire if there is a special event you would like hosted. Whether you are already a member or if you are thinking of joining us, here you will find a wealth of information about the club, including the latest news regarding our facilities, coaching and teams. We are located in the West Midlands, England.

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Copt Heath Gold Club

Copt Heath represents an enjoyable and challenging test for golfers of every level, requiring strategic thinking as well as some power and finesse.

The course maintains an enviable reputation for play on full greens throughout the year. A natural sandy sub-soil, good drainage and a full course irrigation system helps ensure the course is at its best whatever the weather.

Many of the original features of the Harry Colt design, most notably his renowned deep bunkers and subtle greens, are still evident today.

The opening is tough with the first six holes requiring either length or accuracy to ensure a solid start to your round. From the 7th tee onwards the course opens up a little and players have the opportunity to build a good score as thecourse becomes a little friendlier.

“Copt Heath is the home of to die for greens”said ‘Todays Golfer’Magazine in November 2013. We are understandably proud of our greens which play consistently well, with subtle breaks catching out any lapses in putting concentration. With extended run-off areas surrounding the greens your short game will certainly need to be sharp to score well.

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