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The UK’s most liveable city could soon be Birmingham. This is why

Birmingham is the UK’s second-largest city and has a history of transformation. Image: Unsplash/Adam Jones

John Bryson

Professor of Enterprise and Competitiveness, University of Birmingham

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Birmingham has had a huge funding injection and lots of new infrastructure as it hosts the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Image: Unsplash/Korng Sok.

Retail and leisure development is attracting more major companies to relocate to Birmingham. Image: Unsplash/Gabriel McCallin.

Birmingham was able to replace its old, much criticised library building with a more vibrant design Image: Unsplash/Paulina Milde-Jachowska.
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