Visual Communication facilities and campus
The Curzon Building:
4 Cardigan Street
The Parkside Building:
5 Cardigan Street
The Joseph Priestley Building:
6 Cardigan Street
15 Bartholomew Row
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.
Walking from Birmingham New Street Station, leave the station from the Smallbrook Queensway exit (Boots will be opposite you) and turn left, walking down the underpass. Then, cross at the traffic lights, past Moor Street Station on your right, and follow the Moor Street Queensway road, turning right when you reach the Clayton Hotel. Follow the path across another crossing and you will be on BCU's City Centre Campus - carry on straight and you will pass Millennium Point, the Parkside Building, then the Curzon Building.
Directions by walking
Walking route from New Street Station: Exit the main entrance of the station and turn right. Walk up the walkway (approx 100m with Rotunda on your left), cross the road and continue under the tunnel and you will end up opposite
Walking route from Moor Street Station: Exit the main entrance of the station and turn right. Walk along Moor Street Queensway and continue to the crossroads of Chapel Street and Jennens Road. Turn right and cross over the road, walk down Bartholomew Road and cut through Eastside City Park to Curzon Street.
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 next roundabout take the third exit (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.
Clean Air Zone
Please note: The City Centre Campus falls within the Clean Air Zone (from 1 June 2021), where non-compliant vehicles will be charged to enter the zone daily.
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.
If you are using a sat nav please use the postcode B4 7AP.
If you are heading to the Parkside Building (for Birmingham Institute of Art and Design and School of Media), head towards Curzon Street when you leave the car park, turn left when you reach the East Side City park and walk along the front of the Parkside Building until you reach the main reception entrance.
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.