The Bull Ring is a shopping centre in Birmingham, England, which opened on September 4 in 2003. The current shopping centre is one of the largest in the United Kingdom, and with an average of 36.5 million visitors a year, it is Britain's busiest. It was designed and constructed by Benoy. It features a dramatic landmark building, housing a branch of Selfridge’s department store to a design by the Future Systems architectural practice. The store is clad in 15,000 shiny aluminium discs and was inspired by a Paco Rabanne sequinned dress. The building is comprised of two main parts, which are connected by an underground passage. The shopping centre has got 140 stores including the department stores Selfridges, Debenhams, TK Maxx and is managed by Tim Walley. Numerous pieces of artwork are located in the grounds of the centre.