Cooperatives West Midlands

Welcome to Cooperatives West Midlands, the representative body of cooperative enterprise in the region. Our ethical values of honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring for others resonate well in today’s society as a better way of doing business. As the West Midlands regional arm of Cooperatives UK we are proud to promote all aspects of cooperative enterprise in our area.

From cooperative shops, football supporters’ trusts, housing coops, credit unions, telecommunications suppliers, care services and Fairtrade there are plenty of opportunities for you to do business with the cooperative. You can learn more about them here.

Nick Matthews

Chair, Cooperatives West Midlands

Nick Matthews

“Stay safe, cooperators”

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Book for our latest events here.  Includes online events.


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Find a Cooperative

You can buy all kinds of goods and services from cooperatives in the West Midlands.


John Boyle

What is a Cooperative?

A cooperative is an autonomous association of people united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise.


Jacqui and Margaret


The Cooperative Pioneers podcast.  Modern-day cooperative pioneers share how they are building a democratic and equitable economy.