Dudley – not just any borough, this is Dudley borough
Whether you are from the borough, live in a neighbouring area or are from miles away, we want you to know a bit about the council and the borough it serves.
Firstly Dudley Council is one of the top performing local authorities in the country according to the Audit Commission.
The top rating status reflects the council’s excellent adult social care and housing service, its good children’s services and the good progress it has made in regeneration, with ambitious plans for millions of pounds worth of investment across the borough.
The council has also been praised for its work with diverse communities to strengthen community cohesion and significantly it was noted that Dudley Council has good capacity, with its partners, to make future improvements.
Working with partner agencies is very important to Dudley. If you join our 15,000 plus workforce you’ll find an ethos of partnership working with the common goal of making the borough a good, healthy and safe place to live, work and visit.
Once at the heart of the Industrial Revolution, Dudley borough consists of four main towns: Brierley Hill, Dudley, Halesowen and Stourbridge. Each has a wealth of heritage, from Stourbridge’s Glass Quarter to Dudley’s 12th century castle, from Halesowen’s historic Leasowes Park to Brierley Hill’s modern retail delights. The towns contribute their own different qualities to the borough making it a special and fascinating place.
If you’re new to the area then you’ll be impressed with what we have to offer. Already rich in history the borough has a distinctive character with plans to make it even better for our 300,000 residents. With an estimated £3billion investment over the next 20 years, we aim to create a borough where people want to live and companies want to do business.
We are incredibly proud of our council and the borough it serves; it’s a unique and very special place. We know that if you come and join us at the authority you’ll receive a warm welcome, work with some very loyal and committed colleagues and contribute positively to making life better for our residents, business and visitors.