The 2017 RSGB Analysts Conference will be held at the IET Austin Court in Birmingham (2 March 2017)

IET Birmingham: Austin Court is located near the centre of Birmingham, in the heart of the UK.
Getting there couldn’t be easier with Birmingham’s motorway links, direct public transport and extensive car parking adjacent to the building.

IET: Austin Court
80 Cambridge Street
Birmingham B1 2NP
United Kingdom
Tel: 020 7405 3474


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By Rail

The nearest stations are Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham Snow Hill.

To New St Station

Leave the platform at the North (Wolverhampton or Bristol) end and take the stairs to the “Way out to Victoria Square”. When outside, cross the road (Navigation St) and continue directly ahead up Pinfold Street. At the top of the hill the Council House with its clock tower (“Big Brum”) can be seen.

As you enter Victoria Square, on your left is the Town Hall (modelled on a Grecian Temple). Follow the signposts for Paradise Forum, Convention Centre and National Indoor Arena. Continue straight on and the Town Hall is ahead on the opposite side of Chamberlain Square and the Council House.

Follow the ramp around the edge of the arena and just to the right hand side of the Town Hall, a signpost to Convention Centre and National Indoor Arena points to the entrance to Paradise Forum.

Walk through the Mall and exit over the footbridge into Centenary Square, passing the Hall of Memory on your left and the Birmingham Library on your right.

Continue towards the ICC and Birmingham Repertory Theatre, turn right in front of the International Convention Centre to meet Cambridge St. Turn left, follow the road until you reach IET Birmingham: Austin Court on your left. Allow 15 – 20 minutes to walk this route.

To Snow Hill Station

(Chiltern Railways, some Centro services from Hereford, and Metro service from Wolverhampton). Ascend into Colmore Row and turn right. At the end of Colmore Row, across Victoria Square, is the Town Hall (modelled on a Grecian Temple).

Turn right at the Council House; follow the ramp around the edge of the arena, a signpost to Convention Centre and National Indoor Arena points to the entrance to Paradise Forum.

Walk through the Mall and exit over the footbridge into Centenary Square, passing the Hall of Memory on your leftand the Birmingham Library on your right.

Continue towards the ICC and Birmingham Repertory Theatre, turn right in front of the International Convention Centre to meet Cambridge St. Turn left, follow the road until you reach IET Birmingham: Austin Court on your left.

By Bus


Leave the bus in the City Centre. Ask for directions to the “Town Hall”. A signpost to Convention Centre and National Indoor Arena points to the entrance to Paradise Forum.

Walk through the Mall and exit over the footbridge into Centenary Square, passing the Hall of Memory on your left. Continue towards the ICC and Birmingham Repertory Theatre, also passing the new Birmingham Library, turn right in front of the International Convention Centre to meet Cambridge St. Turn left, follow the road until you reach Austin Court on your left. Allow 15-20 minutes to walk this route.

(If your bus enters the City via Broad St, get off at “Symphony Hall”, then walk past the front entrance (leaving the Birmingham Repertory Theatre on your right), to meet Cambridge St. Turn left, follow the road until you reach IET Birmingham: Austin Court on your left.

Parking


There is very limited parking at IET Birmingham: Austin Court. If the car park is full, the nearest parking is at the National Indoor Arena. It is Pay-and-Display.

There is limited street parking (meters) in side streets opposite the NIA, also on the south side of Broad St (A456).

Other car parks are just past the Birmingham Rep between Cambridge St and Broad Street, and at the end of Cambridge St at the junction of Summer Row (A457), the entrance is in Brindley Drive.

As well as being further away, these are generally more expensive than the NIA car park.