How to Find Us
by carOur Birmingham office is located in the city centre and can be reached by entering B3 2JA in a sat nav. On-street parking is available directly outside the office and is payable using the parking meters. Alternatively, Snow Hill Station multi-storey car park is a two minute walk from the office.
by trainThe two nearest train stations to Rutland House are Birmingham New Street and Snow Hill.
parkingStreet parking on Edmund Street and surrounding streets is available for a maximum of two hours, and is almost always available. Payment is made in cash via the ticket machines or by credit card by calling the dedicated telephone number provided on the parking meters or the 'Parkmobile' app can also be used. There is alternative multi-storey parking at Snow Hill Station, a 5 minute walk from Rutland House, and again payment is made in cash via the ticket machines or by credit card by calling the dedicated telephone number provided or the relevant app. For satellite navigation purposes use postcode B3 2JA
Birmingham is the city where it all began.
In 1884, Charles Ketley established our firm here in the West Midlands – in the UK’s second city. Birmingham – then (as now) a significant industrial presence, and at the forefront of scientific and technological advancement – was to provide the firm with solid foundations, on which was later built the sizeable and well-respected business that we now are.
Birmingham was the birthplace of one of the most important inventions in British history – the industrial steam engine – and it is still home to a number of world-renowned manufacturing companies, in the automotive, confectionery and engineering fields, to name but a few.
Over recent years, Birmingham has evolved as a vibrant city with a strong service sector, too – but its manufacturing roots (and those of its neighbouring regions, such as the Black Country) remain strong, and we are proud of our significant links to its industrial heritage.
On a cultural note, Birmingham is also home to a number of world-class institutions, including The Birmingham Royal Ballet and The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra – and its local population, known fondly as ‘Brummies’, have a deserved reputation as some of the UK’s friendliest.
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