how to find us

The Hub is accessible by foot, bicycle, public transport and car. It is on two bus routes, has a bicycle shelter, and parking space for 16 cars, including disabled parking. The building is fully accessible by wheelchair, with additional disabled facilities. There is also additional ample free parking on Vicarage Road and surrounding roads.

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By foot / bicycle:
The Hub is situated on the junction between Vicarage Road, Fordhouse Lane and Allens Croft Road, on the border between Kings Heath and Stirchley. Find us on the north side of the road, alongside Hazelwell Church and opposite South Birmingham Community Care Enterprise.

By bus:
The Hub is on West Midlands Transport bus routes numbers 11 and 35; alternatively you can take the 50 from the city centre, along the Alcester Road, and pick up the 11 on the corner between Kings Heath High Street and Vicarage Road. Ask to be dropped off on Vicarage Road by the Hub, Hazelwell (next to Hazelwell Church) on the border of Kings Heath and Stirchley.

By train:
The nearest train station to the Hub is Bournville, just less than a mile away. Trains run between Bournville and Birmingham New Street station approximately four times an hour, and the journey takes fourteen minutes. Birmingham New Street station is approximately four miles away from the Hub and is a twenty minute taxi ride (the taxi rank is immediately outside the station). Alternatively, take the number 35 bus from the city centre.

By car:
From Birmingham City centre (north):
Follow the A435 southbound through Balsall Heath, Moseley and into Kings Heath. Continue along the high street (Alcester Road) and turn right on to the A4040 (Vicarage Road) by the All Saints Parish Church. Continue along Vicarage Road for just less than a mile, straight on at the traffic lights by the Red Lion pub which is on your left. The Hub is on your right, just past the shops, on the border of Kings Heath and Stirchley.

From Birmingham Airport / Birmingham International station (east):
Follow the A45 westbound for approximately three miles then take the A4040 (first exit, Stockfield Road) at the flyover. Continue along the A4040 for approximately two miles, into Kings Heath. Staying on the A4040, cross the A435 (Alcester Road) into Howard Road and turn left by the traffic lights at the Red Lion pub on to Vicarage Road.

From the M42 (south):
Leave the M42 at junction 3, taking the A435 northbound. Continue for approximately four miles, then, following the signs to Stirchley, take the A4040 on your left (Howard Road). Turn left by the traffic lights at the Red Lion pub on to Vicarage Road. The Hub is on your right, just past the shops, on the border of Kings Heath and Stirchley.

From the M5 (west):
Leave the M5 at junction 3, taking the A456 eastbound towards Birmingham city centre. Continue on the A456 (Quinton Expressway) for approximately one and a half miles, going straight on at the two roundabouts. At the crossroads, turn right on to the A4123 (Wolverhampton Road South) staying on the A4123 as you turn left into Court Oak Road after just less than half a mile. Once on Court Oak Road, continue for approximately one mile into Harborne, then turn right at the roundabout on to the A4040 (Harborne Park Road). Continue on the A4040, turning right briefly on the A38 (Bristol Road) by Sainsburys in Selly Oak and turning again immediately left at the next traffic lights to rejoin the A4040 (Oak Tree Lane). Continue along the A4040 (becoming Linden Road then Watford Road) into Cotteridge for approximately one and a quarter miles. Turn left at the double mini roundabout by Cotteridge Church on to the A441 (Pershore Road). Continue on the Pershore Road for about half a mile, then turn right on to Fordhouse Lane by the International Party Shop. Continue along Fordhouse Lane for another half mile and the Hub is on your left, on the border of Stirchley and Kings Heath.

We look forward to welcoming you!

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