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School of Art Library

Visit by car

Postcode for Sat Nav is B3 3BX

From M6 South or North West:

Leave the M6 at Junction 6 and follow the A38(M). Follow signs to ‘City Centre, Bromsgrove A38’. As you come off the flyover keep left on St Chads Queensway/A4400. Continue to follow A4400 under the railway bridge, where the A4400 becomes Great Charles Street, Queensway. After about 350 metres Margaret Street is on your left, turn in here. Birmingham School of Art is on your left, directly after the junction with Cornwall Street.

From M5 South West:

Leave the M5 at Junction 3 and travel towards Birmingham City Centre along the A456 (Hagley Road) for five miles to the Five Ways roundabout. At the roundabout take first left onto Ladywood Middleway/A4540. At the roundabout, take first exit onto Icknield Street/A4540. After approx 300m turn right into Carver Street, then first left into Warstone Lane, continue along Warstone Lane (which becomes Hall Street) until you get to the junction of Great Hampton Street/B4100. Turn right and follow Great Hampton Street/Constitution Hill for half a mile. Take a slight right on Great Charles Street Queensway/A4400. After about 350 metres Margaret Street is on your left, turn in here. Birmingham School of Art is on your left, directly after the junction with Cornwall Street.

From M40 Oxford and South:

Turn off on the M42 and travel north towards the M6. Travel north on the M6 leaving at Junction 6. (Read directions ‘From M6 South or North West’).

From M42 East Midlands:

Join the M6 heading towards Birmingham Central and leave the M6 at Junction 6 (Read directions ‘From M6 South or North West’).

Parking:

There is metered parking around Birmingham School of Art. The closest multi-storey car park is on Livery Street. Livery Street is immediate left after the railway bridge. A large multi-storey car park is situated on the left hand side of Livery Street. From there it is a short walk straight along Edmund Street to Margaret Street.

Visit by public transport

Birmingham School of Art is situated about ten minutes walk from both New Street and Moor Street Stations, where there are regular train services to and from all parts of the country. Trains run every half hour from London Euston to New Street Station - the journey time is approximately 100 minutes.

From New Street station:

Exit the station onto Hill Street. Turn right and continue walking up Hill Street until you get to Victoria Square. Keep going alongside the Town Hall through Victoria Square until you see the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery on your right. Walk past the main entrance and turn right onto Edmund Street. Walk along until you see Margaret Street (first left). Birmingham School of Art is situated on the right hand side. Walking route from Snow Hill station Exit the station onto Colmore Row. Turn left and follow Colmore Row towards the Council House. Cross Newhall Street and continue along Colmore Row until you get to Eden Place on your right. Walk down Eden Place and cross Edmund Street, turn left then first right onto Margaret Street. Birmingham School of Art is on your right.

From Moor Street station:

Exit the main entrance of the station and turn left. Cross the dual carriage way at the traffic lights and walk through the tunnel to the right of the Bullring. As you leave the tunnel cross the road and follow the path to your left towards the Stephenson Street entrance of New Street Station. Follow Stephenson Street along until it becomes Navigation Street and continue to the crossroads with Hill Street. At the crossroads turn right and continue up Hill Street until you get to Victoria Square. Keep going alongside the Town Hall through Victoria Square until you see the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery on your right. Walk past the main entrance and turn right onto Edmund Street. Walk along until you see Margaret Street (first left). Birmingham School of Art is situated on the right hand side.