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The historical capital of the Black Country, Dudley's rich industrial heritage was at the heart of the industrial revolution. The borough is a now a vibrant, multi-cultural hub with strong communities, beautiful parks and open spaces and a mix of shops and restaurants.

There has never been a better time to live and work here...

Currently at the heart of a multi-million pound regeneration plan there is significant investment in the borough with a number of key projects including; regeneration of Dudley Town Centre, the creation of DY5 - a brand new Business and Innovation Enterprise Zone and a major new Midland Metro infrastructure.  

Also coming to the town of Dudley is a new institute of technology and a very light rail development centre, which will see a future of fulfilling career opportunities and new skills development at the forefront of advanced manufacturing and digital technologies.

Our vision is to leave a legacy of a better future for the borough that reflects Dudley’s potential and harnesses the ambitions of the people we serve

About the borough

The borough is easily accessible by road and rail at only 30 minutes by train from Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Worcester stations.

The four main towns of the Dudley borough include:

  • Dudley - home to the famous 12th century castle
  • Brierley Hill - home to the Merry Hill Shopping Centre
  • Halesowen - home to the historic Leasowes Park
  • Stourbridge - home to the Glass Quarter

Each town contributes to the wider patchwork of our borough, bringing across different qualities and diverse communities making Dudley the unique place that it is.  We have a wealth of affordable housing and some of the most desirable housing in the region - there is something to suit everyone. You can find out more about the population of Dudley including info graphics and reports on All About Dudley Borough.

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