Useful Information


Hotels in the Edgbaston area:

These hotels are within walking distance from the University campus:

Edgbaston Park Hotel – 11 minutes
53 Edgbaston Park Rd, B15 2RS

The Edgbaston Hotel – 30 minutes
18 Highfield Rd, B15 3DU

Hotels in the city centre: 

These hotels are in walking distance of the city centre’s train stations:

Premier Inn Birmingham City Centre New St Station 
Exchange Buildings, Stephenson St, B2 4PY

Ibis Birmingham New Street Station Hotel 
21 Ladywell Walk, B5 4ST

Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre 
Smallbrook Queensway, B5 4EW

Britannia Hotel Birmingham
New Street, B2 4RX

Premier Inn Birmingham 
20 Bridge Street, B1 2JR

Travelodge Birmingham Central Bull Ring Hotel 
Upper Dean St, B5 4SG

There is also the option of an Airbnb.

For general travel and tourist information about Birmingham, please see,

Eating & Drinking

University Campus

There is a Food Fellows coffee shop in the Bramall Music Building which serves hot drinks and an assortment of sandwiches. To find other places to eat on campus please visit:

Selly Oak

This area, 5 minutes’ walk from the University and centering around Bristol Road, has several places to purchase food and drink, including supermarkets, convenience stores, pubs, cafés and restaurants.

Venue & Travel

Bramall Music Building

University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

For an online interactive version of the Edgbaston Campus Map, please see:

Disabled access

Please note that the Bramall Music Building has direct from the street access to the auditorium for wheelchair users. All of the other floors are accessible from one of two lifts.

Getting Here

The Edgbaston campus is easily accessible from central Birmingham via bus or train to University Station ( a few minutes walk from the venue). Travellers arriving at Birmingham International Airport can transfer at New Street Station, or take a taxi (approximately £20- 25).

For detailed information on all forms of travel please see:

Car parking

A list of nearby car parks located on campus:

North East Car Park Multi Storey
Floors 1-5, access via Pritchatts Road
B15 2SA
(Please note that this car park does not have a lift)  

Pritchatts Road Car Park
At the junction with Vincent Drive
B15 2QU  

Pritchatts Park
Next car park along after Pritchatts Road car park
B15 2QX  

The North East car park is five-minutes’ walk away from the Bramall Music Building. Charges apply Monday to Friday, 08.30 – 16.30. Free parking is available outside of these times.