A location to invest in
Dudley is the historic capital of the Black Country, a region located in the heart of the West Midlands, in the centre of the UK. It is close to the M5 and M6, just eight miles from Birmingham City Centre and within easy reach of Birmingham International Airport.
Dudley and the Black Country have a long history of providing world-class manufacturing and engineering and continue to provide the perfect economic conditions for advanced manufacturing. DY5 will create new creative and technological zones, bolstering the borough’s strong manufacturing infrastructure, which employs 14.8% of the workforce (national average 8.5%).
Unique tourist attractions
With a rich industrial heritage, Dudley borough's tourist attractions boast: 400 years of glass making in Stourbridge Glass Quarter, 11th century Dudley castle at the Zoological gardens, open air Black Country Living Museum, underground limestone mines at Dudley Canal and Tunnel trust and so much more. So why not Discover Dudley?