With a population of sixty seven thousand, Walsall is a town mainly used for industrial purposes, based in the West Midlands. The town is based only eight miles from Birmingham and six miles from Walsall, making it ideal for commuters to the cities.
Walsall is known worldwide for its football club Walsall FC. The team was formed in 1888, going on to win their first game against Aston Villa. The team are currently playing in League One.
In recent years, the town has undergone several redevelopments to modernise the area. Renovations include a £174 million contribution to the Walsall Manor Hospital, Walsall College and the construction of Waterfront South development. £500 million was plugged in to ensure high-speed fibre optic broadband was available for all businesses nearby. The town has been able to offer more job opportunities since the completion of the Walsall Transport Package which included a multi-million pound supermarket development.