The JQDT work with a broad range of partners to help deliver projects and secure investment.
Birmingham City Council - A key partner to the JQDT is Birmingham City Council who facilitate and support a large majority of the JQDT’s projects, including the JQBID’s Clean Team. The JQTH project and JQ Cemeteries project are both part-funded by Birmingham City Council. The success of the JQDT’s COVID-19 Response Plan also relies heavily on Birmingham City Council’s support.
Greater Birmingham Chambers Of Commerce - Our partnership with the local Chambers of Commerce has been integral during the year of COVID and has helped us to secure additional funding and access to grants for hundreds of JQ businesses.
National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) - An integral partner to the JQDT, the NLHF financially support both the JQ Townscape Heritage Project and the JQ Cemeteries Project. Their financial support is fundamental to the work of the JQDT in ensuring that the Jewellery Quarter’s heritage and legacy is protected for future generations.
West Midlands Growth Company (WMGC) - working WMGC and Visit Birmingham allows the JQBID to promote the Jewellery Quarter further afield and link in with partners including Visit Britain. Regular meetings with WMGC informs the JQBID’s destination marketing strategy as well as facilitates projects that brings investment and people into the Quarter, including the development of travel trade products and itineraries.
West Midlands Police - Whilst the Jewellery Quarter no longer has its own police station, the JQBID meet regularly with West Midlands Police at the Local Delivery Partnership Group meetings to discuss security and seek support. WMP are key partners in maintaining the safety and security of the Jewellery Quarter.
West Midlands Railway - A close relationship with the Jewellery Quarter station managers and Network Rail, enables the JQBID to carry out improvements that benefit the station. Working with WMR's marketing team also allows for further promotion of the Jewellery Quarter to increase footfall to the area.