July 2006 No. 15

Directions to Birmingham Voluntary Service Council (BVSC)

Birmingham New Street Train Station
1 Exit in to the main station through the ticket barriers and bear left past WH Smiths and Marks & Spencer.
2 Cross the road at the traffic lights ahead of you and enter the Bull Ring Shopping Centre. Take the escalators down one level to the ground floor and continue straight ahead until you reach the exit on your right (next to Burger King).
3 Exit the Bull Ring shopping centre and continue down the slope keeping St Martin’s church on your right, cross at the traffic lights and BVSC is 20 metres to your right just past the Royal George public house.

Moor Street Station
Local and some long distance trains stop at Moor Street. Left out of the station exit and then follow the footpath round left again. As you walk you'll want to keep the new Selfridges store (building with silver disks all over it) on your right hand side. Walk down the hill and cross straight over the road by the traffic lights. Turn right at the car park straight in front of you. Soon you'll come to the Royal George pub on your left follow around to the left and BVSC is two doors down.

Car, Motorcycle & Cycle
There is a fee-paying car park by the rear entrance to 138 Digbeth on Well Lane, with access from Allison Street(all day parking available at £4 per day). There are several other public car parks close by as well as on-street parking.

Disabled Parking
We have 2 spaces at the rear of 138 Digbeth for disabled people visiting by car. From
Birmingham city centre, turn left from Digbeth into Allison Street then left again into Well Lane. Our entry is right at the end of Well Lane. You should call to book well in advance.

Motorcycles & Cycles
We have cycle parking by the rear entrance to the building (see above).

For the latest information about bus services, call Centro Hotline on 0121 200 2700.

Digbeth Coach Station (National Express) is a short distance from BVSC. From the station entrance, cross the main road and walk about 400 yards up the hill towards the city centre. You’ll pass the Police Station (corner of Allison Street/ Digbeth) to your right - BVSC is a little further up on the same side.