Birmingham New Street's grand opening

The new station at Birmingham New Street opens today after a building project that lasted five years, and together with the Grand Central shopping complex, cost around £750million to build.

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Grand Central ideal for local graduates to build careers

A fashion graduate of Birmingham City University says the new development of New Street station and Grand Central will be a great opportunity for other graduates to work in the city they graduated from.

Jeanette Wong at work for Steel Jelly Credit: ITV News Central

Jeanette Wong now works for a local business which is opening up its first shop in Grand Central this week.

She says the development bringing more businesses to the city will help keep graduates in Birmingham, rather than continuing their careers in London or abroad.

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