Friday, December 14, 2018

The place to be: Apple joins big retailers investing in Birmingham


An iconic six-storey Waterstones in Birmingham, the country‘s second largest and most populous city, is to be replaced by an Apple store.  

The tech giant‘s plans come just one week after Birmingham opened its Grand Central shopping mall, and the doors to a flagship John Lewis branch.  

The deal is currently unconfirmed, although the Birmingham Mail understands that Apple, Waterstones and Horton‘s Estate, the building‘s owner, have agreed the terms. 

In Birmingham, testing is to begin for the new Metro Line, which will connect customers from Snow Hill station, which is on one side of Birmingham, to New Street station, which is by Grand Central