Useful Info



Thursday 26 September, Glenn Howells Architects

2:30-5:30 Design Quality Summit

6:00-6:30 Urban Design Group AGM

6:30-10:00 Urban Design Fest


Friday 27 September, Millennium Point

9:00-5:00 Conference

5:30-6:15 Walk Millennium Point to Zellig with Joe Holyoak

7:00-10:00 Conference Dinner Zellig


Saturday 28 September, Walks

10:00-11:00 Birmingham Guided Walk and Sketching with Mark Kelly meet at Birmingham Library on Centenary Square, and finish at Centenary Square

10:00-12:00 Central Birmingham Guided Walk with Joe Holyoak meet at St Martin's church in the Bull Ring, and finish outside the Mailbox, two minutes walk from New Street Station



Glen Howells Architects: 321 Bradford Street Birmingham B5 6ET

Millennium Point: Curzon St, Birmingham B4 7XG

Zellig (Old Custard Factory):  Gibb St Digbeth, Birmingham B9 4AA


Getting to Millennium Point:

Walking/ Cycling: approximately a ten-minute walk from the main commercial and retail city centre. Around Millennium Point are cycle stands.

Rail: the nearest train stations are Moor Street Station and New Street Station. We’re also within walking distance of Snow Hill Station.

Bus: from the city centre to the Millennium Point entrance on Jennens Road, catch numbers 14 (stop BS7), 55/55A 90 or 94 (stop BS9).

Car: here is a multi-storey car park owned and managed by Birmingham City Council situated adjacent to Millennium Point. The car park can be accessed via Jennens Road and Millennium Point is clearly signposted from all main routes into the city, simply follow the brown tourist signs. The nearest motorways are the M6, M5 and M42 if using sat nav please use the following postcode – B4 7AP.