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Located in the industrial and historic Black Country area of the West Midlands, the town of Willenhall is nestled between Walsall and Wolverhampton. Once known for the manufacture of keys and locks, Willenhall used to be full of locksmiths, which is reflected in the town’s coat of arms. The history of the area is thought to date back to Saxon times. Modern day Willenhall has undergone extensive regeneration and a lot of its town centre is a designated conservation area. Landmarks in the area include the Locksmith’s House Museum, the Clock Tower and the marketplace.
Setting up your business here
You will find a number of different types of businesses and professionals operating in Willenhall, with many taking up retail space and office space in and around the town. Discount retailer Poundland has its head offices in Willenhall. Among the other businesses that are situated in Willenhall are marketing consultants, internet marketing agencies, advertising agencies, manufacturing companies, couriers, recruitment agencies, photographers, and website design firms.
Culture and Entertainment
If you enjoy going out for a drink, whether in a lively atmosphere or somewhere that is quiet and laid back, you will find a variety of pubs in which to do so when you are in Willenhall. Close proximity to Walsall and Wolverhampton means that you also have easy access to numerous cinemas, nightclubs and casinos.
You can look forward to a variety of dining experiences in the area, with options such as contemporary Indian cuisine at The Jewel Restaurants, traditional British dishes at Ye Old Toll House, or great value meal deals at The Broadway.
You will find reliable and convenient transport links in Willenhall. The area is well served by buses and there are plenty of taxis available. The town is also within easy reach of the M6 motorway, which offers links to many other parts of the country for drivers. Wolverhampton train station is located nearby, providing connections to National Rail services.