Shopping in Birmingham
What are the items that I should bring with me because they’re not available (or are too expensive)?
This depends on the country you are coming from. Please be aware that there are restrictions on foodstuffs brought into the UK, so you are advised against importing such items.
Will anyone have particular trouble finding clothes that fit?
No, the UK's shopping allows for a variety of shapes and sizes. If you are looking for clothes or shoes, sizing will vary depending on the stores you visit and which brands you purchase.
What grocery stores do expats in your city shop at?
Asda, Sainsburys and Tesco and Morrison’s. Groceries can be ordered online fairly cheaply and delivered to most parts of Birmingham from these supermarkets.
Where can other household items (such as cleaning materials and home furnishings) be found?
At the supermarkets mentioned above, and specialist stores for home furnishings.
What are factors that might affect my shopping habits in Birmingham?
Parking restrictions! You will find there is a great deal of choice for shopping in Birmingham, with department stores, a wide range of specialist and designer stores, and 'high street' shops.
Crown Relocations has made every effort to present accurate information. However, regulations, rates and other variables are subject to change and Crown Relocations cannot accept responsibility for the errors that might result. Should you have any questions or need additional information, please contact your local Crown representative.