At the venue
Please arrange your travel so that you arrive at the venue and the course room no less than 15 minutes before the scheduled session start time. Please see your personalised joining instructions for details of the scheduled start and end times.
When you arrive at the venue, please refer to the venue signage or ask at reception for the location of training course. Please check-in with the course tutor and obtain your name badge and any course materials.
The dress-code is business casual.
Dietary and/or mobility considerations
If you have any out of the ordinary dietary or mobility considerations that we should be aware of then please get in contact with the British Safety Council Customer Service Team on [email protected] stating the nature of the consideration and making sure to tell us the title and date of the course you are attending.
- Catering – The course agenda includes a mid-morning and mid-afternoon refreshment break and light lunch
- Course materials - The British Safety Council will provide relevant course notes and handouts for you to keep. Please note, depending on the course these can be quite bulky. You will also receive a pen and delegate name card from the course tutor
- Use of laptops/tablets – The use of laptops and tablet devices during sessions is solely at the discretion of the course tutor. There is no access to power for devices in the room so please ensure that any permitted devices are fully charged prior to the start of each day.
Complimentary WiFi is available in the hotel’s conference and meeting facility, please see documentation onsite for usage Ts&Cs and how to access the service.
Travelling to Birmingham by rail
From Birmingham New Street Station
Take the exit from New Street Station on to Stephenson Street, crossing the road with your back to the station and walk up Lower Temple Street. You will pass ‘The Shakespeare’ public house on your left, continue up and across New Street. Continue up on to Temple Street. At the top of Temple Street you will see St Phillips Cathedral, turn right on to Temple Row and keeping the Cathedral on your left, pass 43 Temple Row building on your right. Continue towards and through ‘The Minories’ shopping arcade and as you emerge you will see Maple House on the right hand side of the Round-about (you will see a Tesco Express on the ground floor). Using the pedestrian crossing, make your way to the other side of the roundabout. The entrance to Maple House is on Corporation Street, opposite the Post office.
From Birmingham Snow Hill Station
Exit the station and cross on to Colmore Row. Continue heading through the walkway under the tall glass building directly opposite the station. Carry on through the shops for around 300m and then bear left in to The Minories Shopping Centre. Upon exiting The Minories walk across the pedestrian crossing, past the Tony Hancock statue in Old Square, across the next crossing and directly across the road to your right is Maple House, adjacent to Tesco Express.
From Moor Street Station
Exit the station and turn right along Moor Street Parkway. Continue for around 300m and then turn left up the hill on to The Priory. At the top of the hill go over the crossing toward Tesco Express, follow the footpath round into Corporation Street and Maple House is directly on your right adjacent to Tesco Express.
Travelling to Birmingham by road
By Road - From The M1/M6
Exit at Junction 19. Take the M6 toward Coventry (North)/Birmingham. At junction 3a exit toward Birmingham/M42/M5, merge onto the M6 motorway. Exit the M6 at junction 6, exit toward A38 (M)/Birmingham (Cen). Merge onto A5127/Aston Expressway. Take the exit toward Lancaster Circus Queensway, City Centre. At Lancaster Circus Queensway, take the 1st exit on to James Watt Queensway. Take the first right at Newton Street, turn left in to Dalton Street. Maple House located on Corporation Street adjacent to Tesco Express.
From The M5/M6 Southbound
Exit at Junction 1 of the M5. Exit the M6 at Junction 6, exit towards the A38 and following instructions as above.
The nearest NCP’s (National Car Parks) are: Birmingham Londonderry House NCP on Dalton Street Postcode: B4 7LX (2/3 minute walk from the venue) (Maple House has reduced parking rates agreed at Londonderry House NCP)
Birmingham High Street NCP (Also known and signposted as Albert Street NCP) Postcode: B4 7LN (4/5 minute walk from the venue) (Maple House has reduced parking rates agreed at High Street/Albert Street NCP). For height restrictions, please visit www.ncp.co.uk
Contact venue for daily tariffs and discounted rates Parking subject to availability.
Travelling to Birmingham by air
Birmingham International Airport is approximately 15 miles from the venue – this journey will take about 30 minutes by car/taxi.
The airport is directly connected to the Birmingham NEC train station where frequent trains make the 15 minute journey into Birmingham and New Street Station. www.birminghamairport.co.uk
Please Note: All journey times are estimates only and subject to service issues and congestion.
We very much look forward to seeing you at your course.
If you have any questions or queries please feel free to contact our customer service team at [email protected] or call us on +44 (0)20 8741 1231.