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BEP’s office is located at The Arch on Floodgate Street, off Digbeth High Street/B4100, near the Custard Factory.

Birmingham Education Partnership
The Arch
Unit G4-G5
48-52 Floodgate Street
Digbeth, Birmingham
B5 5SL

By car

  • M42 – If you are coming from the M42, take the A45 towards the city centre. When you approach Bordesley Circus take the 3rd exit onto Watery Lane Middleway/A4540. At the next roundabout take the first exit onto Great Barr street then a right onto Fazeley Street followed by an immediate left onto Floodgate Street. The Arch will be on your left.

  • M6 (S) – If you are traveling from the M6 (S), follow signs for Birmingham/M5. Take the A38(M) exit and continue to follow signs for the A38(M). Merge onto the A38(M) and the follow signs to the A4540. Continue on the A4540/Lawley Middleway until you reach Great Barr Street. Turn on to Great Barr Street, then turn right on to Fazeley Street followed by an immediate left onto Floodgate Street. The Arch is on your left.

  • M5 – If you are travelling from the M5 exit at junction 3 on to the A456. Continue to follow the A456/ Hagley road W. Once you come to the end of Hagley road you will come to a roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Islington Row Middleway/A4540. Continue following the A4540 until you reach Garrison Circus. Take the 1st exit onto Great Barr Street, then take a right onto Fazeley road followed by an immediate right onto Floodgate Street. The Arch will be on your left.

    The Postcode for The Arch is B5 5SL and is opposite the Fazeley Social Café. Once you have passed the green entrance gates follow the signs to units G4/G5.

Car parking nearby

1. Fazeley Street Car ParkB5 5RS£1.80 / 24 hours
2. Bordesley Street Car ParkB5 5BL£0.70 / 1 hour
3. New Canal Street Car ParkB5 5BL£0.70 / 1 hour
4. Coventry Street Car ParkB5 5NY£0.70 / 1 hour
5. Connaught Square Car ParkB12 0RP£2.30 / 24 hours

BEP’s office is in between Birmingham Moor Street station and Bordesley station. Both stations are within a 10 minute walk to the office.

  • Moor Street station – From Birmingham Moor Street the easiest way to reach us would be to either walk down Fazeley Street (11 min/ 0.6 miles) or walk down Digbeth High Street (14 min/ 0.8 miles).

Fazeley Street route – Once you walk out of Moor Street station take a right and walk until you reach Seymour Street (which turns into Fazeley Street). Turn right on to Seymour Street and walk 0.4 miles. Once you walk past both The Bond Company (right-hand side) and Fazeley Studios (left-hand side) you will see Floodgate Street on your right. Walk down Floodgate street and The Arch is on your left-hand side.

Digbeth High Street route – Once you walk out of Moor Street station take a left onto Moor Street Queensways, follow the road around as it becomes Moor Street. Once you approach Moor Street car park take a right on to Park Street. Continue walking on Park Street as it becomes Digbeth High Street/ B4100. Continue walking down Digbeth High Street for 0.3 miles, walking past Cow and The Institute, until you reach the South & City College. Take a left down Floodgate Street and walk 500m, The Arch will be on your left-hand side.

  • Birmingham New Street Station – When coming out of New Street Station walk towards New Street, continue to walk towards the Bull Ring. One you have reached the Bull Ring, walk down the slope, passing FiveGuys and Starbucks, towards the Rag Market. Walk past Handmade burger Co wards Digbeth High Street. Walk down Digbeth High Street for 0.3 miles until you reach the South & City College, then turn left onto Floodgate Street and walk 500m. The Arch will be on your left.

By bus

You can also reach The Arch easily by bus. The closest bus stops are listed below, with directions to The Arch.

  • 17, 34, 37, 58, 59, 60, 73, 97, 97A, 900, 957, X20 – Digbeth High Street stop near The Institute.
  • 2, 3, 5, 31, 35, 50, 150, X50 – Rea Street opposite/outside the National Express Coach Station.

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