About Wolverhampton

A vibrant and multi-cultural city in the heart of the West Midlands, Wolverhampton was named after Lady Wulfrun c.985. Originally a market town, Wolverhampton later became renowned for its contributions to the industrial revolution and was granted city status in 2000. Today Wolverhampton still contributes greatly to industry (in particular, the aerospace sector) and recently Jaguar Land Rover along with MOOG and Eurofins moved to the new i54 development on the border of Wolverhampton and South Staffordshire, creating approximately 6,000 new jobs within the city.

Alongside industry, Wolverhampton has many historical places of interest including The Art Gallery, Bantock House Museum, Boscobel House, The Grand Theatre, Moseley Old Hall, St. Peter’s Church and Wightwick Manor to name a few. The city is also home to Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. and the city centre itself boasts of 2 shopping centres (Mander Centre and the Wulfrun Centre) along with its university, The University of Wolverhampton.

Holding a central location and with numerous transport links, Wolverhampton is also ideal for commuting to many areas of the West Midlands including Birmingham, Dudley, Walsall and West Bromwich. Staffordshire, Shrewsbury and Worcester are also within easy travelling distance.

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