Getting to the conference centre
The County Road
There is a useful routing website / phone app called Citymapper which covers Birmingham: citymapper.com/birmingham
Here is an example route, which shows different options from Birmingham New Street station to Edgbaston Stadium.
The closest train station is Birmingham New Street, which is 2 miles from the venue.
Conference shuttle bus
A free 'GeoPlace' coach will go to and from Leeds station to the venue at the times given below.
Locate the Leeds station shuttle stop: as you come out of the station platforms and through the ticket barriers, go to your left (in stead of going straight ahead). There is an exit onto the street near the wetherspoons. The pick up point is on Aire Street at stop S13 (a five second walk from the exit).
Locate the stadium shuttle stop: The coach will leave from Elland road, just outside the stadium.
Timings: The coach will leave the station at the following times:
The coach will go from the conference venue to the train station later in the afternoon at:
There are convenient bus stops near Birmingham New Street and Moor Street stations and Edgbaston Stadium. From Birmingham New Street, it's recommended to take the number 45 or 47 which goes frequently from Station Street, and alight at ‘Priory Road' for the Stadium. The bus ride is about 10 minutes, but we recommend leaving 30 minutes to be safe.
Taxi's should usually take 10 minutes to and from the station, but at rush hour it's wise to leave 30 minutes to be safe.
A recommended taxi company that services the local area:
Telephone: 0121 444 1111
There is ample free car parking on site.