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Map and Directions

Visitors to our music department should use these directions to reach our music building.

 From January 2022, the School of Acting will be moving to a new location, and will no longer be based in Millennium Point. Although not part of the University’s City Centre Campus, the new location will be in Birmingham city centre. However, the Production department is remaining at UNIT 3B Heneage Street, and the Stage Management course will still be based there. Further information will be made available on the website in autumn 2021.

How to get here

Directions by Car

Postcode for Sat Nav (Millennium Point NCP car park): B4 7AP

Millennium Point is clearly signposted from all main routes into the city – simply follow the brown tourist signs. Please note: do not follow the signs to City University since these may lead you to the wrong campus - please follow the Sat Nav postcode B4 7AP or signs to Millennium Point. Currently, there are major road works around the Millennium Point vicinity and access routes may change on a regular basis. You may need to follow diversion routes where indicated.

From M6, Junction 6 (Aston Expressway)

Follow signs to City Centre on the A38(M). After the first exit follow signs for Ring Road and Convention Centre. You immediately come to Dartmouth Circus roundabout. Take the first exit (Dartmouth Middleway, A4540). At the A47 junction, turn right onto A47 (Jennens Road.). Proceed until you reach Howe Street Pay and display car park at Millennium Point/Think Tank.

From M5, Junction 3 (Hagley Road)

Follow the A456 into Birmingham for approximately 6 miles, through the tunnel at Five Ways, onto Broad Street. Follow signs for the A38 (Aston Expressway) onto Great Charles Queensway. Proceed under the tunnel at St Chad's Queensway. Indicate left as you exit and go down to the roundabout at the bottom. Take the third exit onto James Watt Queensway. Take the second exit (Chapel Street) and follow the road onto Bartholomew Street. Take a left at the next junction onto Albert Street, which becomes Curzon Street. You will come to Curzon Street Station on your right. Pay and display car parking available via Cardigan Street on the left just passed Millennium point/Think Tank.

From M42, Junction 6 (Coventry Road)

Follow A45 City Centre for approximately 7 miles. You will then reach a large traffic roundabout (Bordesley Circus). Follow signs for the M6 into Watery Lane Middleway. Continue to follow signs for the M6 through the first roundabout. At the next roundabout, take the first exit into Curzon Street. Proceed until you reach Cardigan street on the right (entrance to pay and display parking). There are accessible parking bays on all floors of the car park.

Parking

Unfortunately the conservatoire does not have its own car park. There is a multi-storey car park owned and managed by Birmingham City Council situated adjacent to Millennium Point. The car park entrance is on Howe Street off Jennens Road. This car park is convenient for all of our facilities.

If you are using a sat nav please use the postcode B4 7AP.

Car Parking at Millennium Point Multi Storey Car Park:

Please retain your entry ticket on entering the Car Park. Payment is via machines located inside the car park building at the end of your visit. This car park takes cash and card payments. There is a cash machine available inside Millennium Point on Level 0. 

On exiting the car park you'll see our music building on your right when you take the exit towards Millennium Point. To reach our Acting Department enter the Millennium Point building and take the lift down to the ground floor.

Directions by Rail

Birmingham is served by two mainline stations – Birmingham New Street in the City Centre and Birmingham International for the airport and NEC. Snow Hill and Moor Street train stations are also in the city centre. New Street, Snow Hill and Moor Street are all less than a 15 minute walk from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Bus Routes

The 14, 55, 66 and 94 all go from Priory Queensway (B&M Bargains) and stop on Jennens Road. There is a stop almost opposite Royal Birmingham Conservatoire with a pedestrian crossing nearby.

Walking directions from Birmingham New Street and Moor Street rail stations

Walking from Birmingham New Street Station, leave the station heading towards the Bullring and walk along St Martin's Queensway, which is slightly to your left on exit from the station, to come out on the other side of the Bullring shopping centre (next to the iconic Selfridges building). Then:

To reach our Music facilities:
Cross the road towards Moor Street rail station. Once in front of the station turn left and walk straight ahead along Moor Street Queensway and keep left until it becomes Jennens Road. You will see the main reception for our music building on your right, approximately a ten minute walk once you have passed Moor Street station.

From the Birmingham City University City Centre Campus you can also access our music building by walking through and exiting out the back of Millennium Point, which brings you to the south entrance of our music building.