Situated in the West Midlands, Birmingham is the UK’s second largest city. Once a significant industrial hub, the city is now a major national and international commercial centre. Lying close to the centre of England, it is a major crossing point for both the railways and motorways, and ideally situated for travellers wishing to explore the surrounding countryside.
Birmingham’s bustling city centre is a magnet for visitors from both home and abroad. The city centre is more than just the Bullring with its 160 retail shops. Stroll through the famous New Street, Corporation Street and the High Street. Partake in a little retail therapy, linger in Victoria Square and enjoy the fountains, before stopping for a coffee or snack in one of the many cafes and restaurants.
For those wishing to explore the city area by car, an Enterprise Rent-A-Car office is situated in Suffolk Street, Queensway. Depending on where you are based, Suffolk Street is easily reached using Birmingham’s modern and clean public transport system. If you’re travelling by train, Suffolk Street is just a few minutes’ walk from New Street Station and just a short distance from The Bullring. The office is ideally suited to those who wish to pick up their hire car and get straight onto the Aston Expressway and through to the main A38(M) trunk road.
Enterprise provides some fantastic deals on a range of vehicles to suit all needs and requirements. While you won’t find cheaper car rental than Enterprise in Birmingham’s city centre, you can save even more money by booking your vehicle online. Enterprise’s range of cars and vans are modern, economical and comfortable. From city centre exploring, to cross-country touring, Enterprise can supply the vehicle to meet your needs.
In a city the size of Birmingham, with its high student population and variety of businesses, there is always something that has to be moved somewhere. Enterprise offers a range of smart, economical and comfortable commercial vans for all types of work. Their small vans are ideal for courier or parcel delivery services, while their medium vans easily transport tradesmen, tools and materials from one job to another. Larger vans, some with Luton bodies make flat moving, or furniture delivery/collection problem free. Whether short range operations or cross-country deliveries, a commercial van from Enterprise will let you complete the task in style and comfort. Learn more about Enterprise Van Hire.
Enterprise maintains a comprehensive fleet of modern economical vehicles of all sizes and types. From small to medium commercial vans for courier and parcel deliveries, through to larger vans for furniture and large goods transportation.
Enterprise’s car fleet includes small economical city cars ideal for inner city work and easy parking. The range of medium and large saloons will transport you in comfort as you tour the country north, south, east and west. For larger families and groups, people carriers are available, while for those who want to do it in style there is a range of prestigious luxury cars, coupes and convertibles. The Enterprise selection of cars provides something for all occasions.
Like all large UK cities, Birmingham city centre can become quite congested, especially during the morning rush to work, and the afternoon return home. If you are staying in a city centre hotel and have appointments in or outside the city allow a little extra travelling time. That said, Birmingham’s infrastructure is remarkably good. Even the city’s notorious spaghetti junction does its job without major problems, just keep a sharp eye out for your exit. Finding your way around the city shouldn’t prove problematic. Districts and places of interest are well signposted and the city has a number of large car parks totalling 25,000 spaces.
If you’re touring the country out of Birmingham, the Aston Expressway can have you heading up to the A38(M) in a matter of minutes to pick up the M6. Or, if you’re heading south, the M1 down to London is less than 30 minutes' drive from the city.