Getting here

Venue:

Impact Hub Birmingham

Walker Building, 58 Oxford Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 5NR

E: birmingham@impacthub.net

This is the room we’ll be in:

impact hub

Disability access:

If you have special requirements that arise as a result of a disability, medical condition, or specific learning difficulty, please contact me so that the appropriate arrangements can be made prior to the workshop. You may also request for the presence of a deaf interpreter, usher (for people who are blind or visually impaired and require assistance), and/or relevant equipment (e.g. wheelchairs, remote microphones). If there are any specific requirements or questions, please just ask Kayleigh.

Getting to Impact Hub Birmingham from Birmingham New Street station (approximately 12 minutes’ walk)

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If you’d rather take a taxi

A taxi journey from New St station takes approx. 6 mins

Leave the station from the exit, next to the Oliver Bonas shop.

You’ll exit into a plaza and will see the Bullring shopping centre ahead (GAP, Boots, Debenhams). For the taxi rank, bear right. A black cab to the Impact Hub from New Street Station is likely to cost £5-£6, depending on traffic.

Taxi journey times should reduce from 10 to approx. 6 mins after 9am

Getting to Impact Hub from Birmingham Moor Street station (approximately 8 minutes’ walk)

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If you’d rather take a taxi

Taxis wait just outside the station.

Journey time from Moor station to Impact Hub approx. 4-5 mins, depending on traffic.

Arriving to Impact Hub by Car

There are two large Pay & Display car parks very close to the Walker Building. All-day parking costs £2.80 at both.

  • Digbeth Car Park on Oxford Street – view in Google maps
  • Bordesley Street Car Park, on the corner with Oxford Street – entrance is off Bordesley Street.

If driving, please be aware that current redevelopment work in the Paradise Circus area of Birmingham city centre is causing some traffic route changes that may not be taken into account by Google map directions. You may wish to allow a little extra time for your journey.

By bus

The 13, 17, 57, 58, 60 and 97 buses stop on Digbeth High Street. For more information visit

http://nxbus.co.uk/west-midlands

Birmingham itself:

If you decide to spend some time seeing a bit of Birmingham, this is a great site for local independent places:

https://www.independent-birmingham.co.uk/

This zine (Brum secrets, below) was made by Ellie Munro, a researcher at University of Birmingham, and has loads of tips for good restaurants, cafes, pubs, and art and culture in the city – it’s definitely worth checking out!

Brum secrets 2018

Some of my favourites include:

Cherry Red’s (craft beer and good vegan options)

Faculty (great coffee and just opposite New Street station, in the lovely Piccadilly arcade)

Cafe Artum (cafe, records, and art)

Kilder (craft beer and cider, natural wines, and locally cured meats and cheese)

The Karczma (Polish restaurant with a great interior!)

Purecraft Bar and Kitchen (craft beers and close to Premier Inn Waterloo St if you’re staying there)

Pint Shop Birmingham new craft beer place, food is supposed to be really good too – on my list to try!

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