The Games Partnership

The Commonwealth Games is being created by several different partners all focused on creating an exciting 11 days of sport and a last legacy for Birmingham. Below showcase the key partners working together, striving for the same goal.

The Games Partners

Organisations Core responsibilities
Birmingham City Council (BCC);

The council’s role is to prepare ‘the stage’ and deliver tangible benefits for the city and its citizens for generations to come.

The council has a dedicated team all working together to achieve for the citizens.

Commonwealth Games Association of England (CGE) Commonwealth Games England is the host association which leads and manages the participation of the English team, Team England, at the Commonwealth Games.
Birmingham 2022 Organising Committee The OC is an arm’s length body of DCMS established for the purpose of organising and delivering the Games.
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) DCMS provide oversight of Games preparations.
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA)

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is the executive body of the WMCA responsible for coordinating transport services across the region.

TfWM and its constituent authorities including Birmingham City Council will provide and facilitate transport services for the Games workforce and volunteers, spectators, and everyday users, such as local residents, commuters and businesses. Responsibilities will vary between authorities and include delivering infrastructure improvements to provide additional capacity, encouraging the use of sustainable transport, and implementing measures to manage traffic.
Other key partners There are numerous other key organisations such as West Midlands Police, national bodies and neighbouring host local authorities involved in delivering a successful Commonwealth Games and legacy for the region.