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Shopping in Birmingham 

The landmark Selfridges department store building makes a bold statement about Birmingham's intentions to attract consumers to the city centre, and has helped to create a buzz about the place that is mirrored by other outlets.
 
With other luxury stores such as Harvey Nichols and a variety of smaller boutiques, Birmingham is a great place for a spot of retail therapy. Check out the Custard Factory Arts Complex for independent clothing and fashion shops, or the Great Western Arcade for Victorian elegance and niche shopping.
 
Shopping in Birmingham:

Selfridges Birmingham
Selfridges is an upmarket department store specialising in representing famous brands, where you can pick up everything from a pair of Levi's to perfume, bags, household goods and men's suits and shirts. 

Selfridges Birmingham Address: 
Selfridges Birmingham
Upper Mall East
Bullring
Birmingham
B5 4BP
England, UK

Opening Birmingham Times:
Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 10.00 pm
Saturday 9.00 am to 8.00 pm
Sunday 11.00 am* to 5.00 pm
*half an hour browsing time
Note: Pret a Manger is open from 8.00 am Monday to Saturday.

Admission:
Free
 

Bullring Birmingham
The Bullring covers every aspect of shopping from retail fashion to electronics, from restaurants to travel.

Bullring Birmingham Address:
Bullring
Birmingham
B5 4BU
England, uK

Bullring BirminghamOpening Times:
Monday to Friday, 9.30 am to 8.00 pm
Saturday 9.00am  - 8.00pm
Sunday 11.00am  - 5.00pm

Bullring Birmingham Admission:
Free

T  +44 (0)121 632 1500
 

The Mailbox Birmingham
A variety of stores including; Harvey Nichols, Emporio Armani, Gieves & Hawkes, Hugo Boss, Jaeger, Nicky Clarke Salons, The Aga Shop, Bang & Olufsen, Malmaison.

The Mailbox Birmingham Address:
The Mailbox
Wharfside Street
Birmingham
B1 1XL 
England, UK

The Mailbox Birmingham Opening Times:
Monday to Wednesday, 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Thursday to Saturday, 10.00 am to 7.00 pm
Sunday, 11.00 am to 5.00 pm

Harvey Nichols Birmingham Opening Times
Monday to Saturday, 10.00 am to 7.00 pm
Sunday 11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Restaurant opening times*
10.00 am to late
*Times may vary
Please check with individual stores  and restaurants for opening times

Admission:
Free

T  +44 (0)121 632 1000
 
The Custard Factory Arts Complex Birmingham
Built over 100 years ago the Custard Factory Arts Complex is the original former home of the famous Bird's Custard. It is now home to an inspiring hive of young creative companies, galleries, fine artists, independent shops and terrific restaurants.
 
Custard Factory Arts Complex Birmingham Address:
The Custard Factory
Gibb St
Birmingham
B9 4AA
England, UK

Custard Factory Arts Complex Birmingham Opening Times:
9.00 am to 6.30 pm, daily.
 
Facilities
Gallery,Theatre, Office and Artist Studio Space to Hire. The Medicine Bar, Lakeside bandstand, Retail Outlets, Bistro and Vegetarian Restaurant.
 
Custard Factory Arts Complex Birmingham Admission:
Free 

T  +44 (0)121 224 7777

F  +44 (0)121 604 8888
  
W  Custard Factory  
 
The Great Western Arcade Birmingham
Situated at the retail heart of the UK’s second city, the Great Western Arcade is renowned for offering more choice and a ‘niche’ retailer experience.

Elegant and overflowing with Victorian charm, the Great Western Arcade is a favourite destination for city centre professionals and everyday shoppers alike. Whether it is to purchase a unique, high quality gift for that special someone or to simply ‘grab a sandwich’ at lunchtime, the Arcade has something for everyone.

Great Western Arcade Birmingham Address:
Great Western Arcade
Colmore Row (opposite Snow Hill Railway Station)
England, UK
 
Great Western Arcade Birmingham Opening Times:
Monday to Wednesday, 9.00 am to 6.00 pm
Thursday and Friday, 9.00 am to 8.00 pm
Saturday, 9.00 am to 6.00 pm
Sunday, 11.00 am to 5.00 pm 

Great Western Arcade Birmingham Admission:
Free

T  +44 (0)7791 250 827
 
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