A powerful cluster

Within walking distance of one another, many of the organisations are at the cutting edge of world-class medical technology. There is a powerful cluster of advanced research centres, healthcare institutions and academic centres within EMQ.


World-class facilities

It boasts the state-of-the-art Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry, Birmingham Health Partners, The Institute of Translational Medicine, The BioHub Birmingham, The Accelerated Trials Programme, Centre for Defence Healthcare Engagement, as well the Rare Diseases and Personalised Medicine Centre – which is helping to improve the diagnosis, clinical management and treatment of rare disorders. Autumn 2019 will see the opening of a 19,000 sq m Circle Health private hospital at Pebble Mill.

Owing to its internationally-renowned clinical trial capabilities it is home to Cure Leukaemia and the Centre for Clinical Haematology, which are at the forefront of developing pioneering drug treatments and personalised medicine.

A collaborative community

The presence of so much knowledge and a well-connected community within a small area has enabled various bodies to unite on numerous collaborations, notably the relationship between the University of Birmingham with the West Midlands Genomic Medicine Centre and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust on the ‘100,000 Genome Project’.

Space to grow

EMQ has the space to grow and is able to offer a range of medical and clinical accommodation, ranging from new build operator-focused clinics, medical suites, individual consulting rooms, through to incubator space for start-up companies.

The area is home to Pebble Mill, a 27 acre world-class healthcare site, which has recently seen the opening of the award-winning Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry, followed by a new 62 bed Bupa Care home, they are set to be joined by a Circle Health private hospital and a specialist state-of-the-art medical facility of up to 9,000 sq m (96,875 sq ft) which Calthorpe Estates is developing on a speculative basis to accommodate additional medical specialists.

A centre of medical excellence

As a centre of medical excellence it offers some of the best places to be treated in the UK. Many of the clinics are located in both London and Edgbaston; for example Re:cognition, Care Fertility and BMI Healthcare; however EMQ can provide faster access to treatments, as well as deliver care at a great deal less than the cost of London without comprising on quality.

Specialist care

Specialist care centres include trauma, oncology, diabetes, addiction, fertility, orthopaedics, mental health and rehabilitation. EMQ is home to a wide range of other medical specialisms including cardio vascular, dentistry, osteopathy, plastic surgery, aesthetics, ophthalmics and physiotherapy.

Academia and skill base

Alongside its knowledgeable and collaborative skills base, its internationally-renowned training and educational facilities including The University of Birmingham and Birmingham City University, this unique location is rapidly establishing a strong reputation for healthcare and life sciences excellence at a regional, national and international level.

A vibrant and attractive location

Set within tree lined avenues with green open spaces within the Calthorpe Estate, the healthcare and medical facilities sit alongside a thriving commercial, leisure and lifestyle community. The area is home to Edgbaston Village, with its many character buildings, award-winning places to eat including Michelin-starred Simpsons restaurant and a growing choice of places to shop and relax. The niche retail and leisure businesses create a vibrant atmosphere which continues throughout the day, evenings and over the weekend. In addition, the area boasts a wide range arts, leisure and sports facilities including Edgbaston Cricket Stadium.

Creating exceptional places

Edgbaston Medical Quarter is on the Calthorpe Estate, a prestigious 640 hectare (1,600 acre) estate in Edgbaston, less than a mile from the city centre. Calthorpe Estates, a property investment and development company, manages the Estate and is focusing on creating exceptional places where people chose to live, work, be treated and relax. It is working with its communities and stakeholders to provide connected and evolving spaces for Edgbaston. The team are place-proud and motivated by its family values and 300-year heritage, it strives to deliver excellence and distinction for the long-term, whilst responsibly enhancing our environment and making the estate accessible, inclusive, vibrant and ultimately carbon neutral. For more information, click here

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