Erdington Local Information
Nexus Point is situated in the heart of Erdington which is within the suburbs of Birmingham City Centre, where local attractions such as The Bullring, Grand Central, Brindley Place and Broad Street can be found.
Recently named as one of the UK’s Top 10 Hipster hotspots, Erdington is experiencing growth thanks to inward investment. Boasting a vibrant High Street, as well 280 local businesses, Erdington is an up and coming area as well as an employment hotpot.
Sitting in the heart of the Midlands’ automotive industry, Erdington offers easy access to one of Jaguar Land Rover’s main operations and has also seen significant investment from investors looking to develop further automotive units near to the town centre.
Erdington also benefits from Birmingham’s wider investment plan and the area is set to develop further residential, retail and commercial space over the coming years.
Food and Drink
Birmingham plays host to multiple Michelin star restaurants which include: Simpsons, Purnells and Turners all of which are within close proximity to the development. Other attractions within half an hour of the development include The Sky Bar at the Park Regis Hotel which is situated on Five Ways Island and boasts stunning views and an impressive culinary experience.
Located on the adjoining road to the development is Erdington Leisure Centre which boasts a 70+ station gym, pool, sauna, steam rooms and varied group exercise programme.
Just a short distance from the development is the popular Broadway Plaza leisure complex, benefiting from a multiplex Odeon Cinema, Bowlplex bowling alley and arcade, RockUp indoor rock climbing centre and Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym.
The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham is located in Brindleyplace, as well as Ikon Contemporary Art Gallery, The Crescent Theatre and a range of bars and restaurants.
Shopping and Retail
Birmingham City Centre benefits from three large shopping malls. Grand Central at New Street Station includes the largest John Lewis store outside of London, as well as many other high street brands. There is a range of different culinary experiences within Grand Central, making it an ideal central meeting space. The Bullring Shopping centre has over 160 shops including Debenhams and Topshop and boasts luxury retail stores including Selfridges and Goldsmiths.
Closer to the development, Erdington boasts a thriving high street with the usual high street stores as well as some quaint and very unique stores. The Fort Shopping Park is also only a short drive away from the development and plays host to around 40 high street stores and eateries.
Pype Hayes Park is located very close to Nexus Point and is the perfect setting in which to take a scenic stroll through its ornamental gardens and also past the Grade II listed building, Pype Hayes Hall. The park itself covers over 100 acres of land and is a one of the largest parks in Birmingham. There are tennis courts and lakes located within the park which are accessible to visitors and fishing is also allowed (subject to the appropriate licences).
If a walk in the park isn’t for you, then located next to Pype Hayes Park is Pype Hayes Golf Course. The golf course has spectacular natural surroundings, an onsite club house, gym and a function suite.
There are a number of reputable schools, training centres and universities close to the development including: Erdington Academy, Erdington Skills Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University and Aston University.
For further information, please visit www.birmingham.gov.uk.