The Exchange is located at 3 Centenary Square, Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2DR. It sits opposite the Library of Birmingham, with HSBC’s UK Headquarters to its left and the Hyatt Regency Birmingham to its right.
Due to its city-centre location, it’s easy to get to and from The Exchange from campus.
Travelling by train
University Station operates a high-frequency service to and from Birmingham New Street in just seven minutes. From here, The Exchange is just a 10-minute walk away.
Alternatively, hop on to the West Midlands Metro, which will take you directly to Centenary Square in two quick stops (stop Library).
Travelling by bus
From Chamberlain Hall, take the 1 bus, changing after four stops (Embassy Drive) to the number 23 bus. After four stops, you’ll arrive at the metro stop outside the Library of Birmingham (stop Library). From here, The Exchange is just a two-minute walk away.
Travelling from the Vale Village? Catch the X21 bus from Edgbaston Park Road and stay on the bus for six stops, before alighting at Granville Street. You can walk to The Exchange from here in approximately 10 minutes.
Travelling by car
Centenary Square cannot be accessed directly by car. Therefore, we recommend putting the postcode of your chosen car park into your satnav, rather than The Exchange’s postcode.
There is no on-site parking at the venue, however, you’ll find plenty of pay-and-display parking nearby. The nearest multi-storey car parks are Paradise Circus, Town Hall, and Navigation Street, just a five-minute walk away (0.3 miles). Street parking is also available at Bridge Street, just five minutes away.
The nearest car park to The Exchange with designated Blue Badge parking bays is Cambridge Street. From here, the venue is just 192 yards away. A good alternative is Paradise Circus multi-storey car park (243 yards away).
The Exchange lies within Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone. You can find out if you need to pay for your vehicle via the GOV.UK website, as well as pay the daily fee (if eligible) after or before your journey.