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Current City Centre Traffic Restrictions
Birmingham is connected to the rest of the UK via the M5, M6, M40 and M42. Follow signs to Birmingham City Centre then follow the brown tourist signs to the ICC/International Convention Centre and NIA. (Symphony Hall is not featured on road signage)
The most convenient parking facilities for Symphony Hall are:
- Q-Park Brindleyplace (1 Brunswick Street, B1 2JF)
- Pay & Display car park underneath the National Indoor Arena (NIA) (B1 2AA),
- Paradise Circus multi-storey car park (formerly Brindley Drive) (B1 2NB)
CBSO Concert Package Bookers receive discounted parking at Q Park.
For information about the Drop Off Facility and Parking for Blue Badge holders at Town Hall and Symphony Hall, please visit the THSH website.
There is a taxi rank on Broad Street, along the southern edge of Symphony Hall - underneath the blue bridge connecting Symphony Hall to the Hyatt Regency Hotel.
Birmingham New Street and Snow Hill stations are within walking distance of Symphony Hall. Moor Street and Five Ways are slightly further away but still within walking distance.
Symphony Hall is easily accessible by bus from around the West Midlands. Visit Network West Midlands to plan your journey and see route updates and diversions during works around the city.
Useful information for your concert trip
Doors open 30 minutes before the concert. There is usually a 20 minute interval for CBSO concerts, although we recommend double-checking with venue staff if unsure.
The Symphony Hall bars will be open from 45 minutes before the concert where you will be able to pre-order your interval drinks.
There are many restaurants in the vicinity of Symphony Hall including in the ICC complex, Brindleyplace and the Mailbox.
During your visit
If you have any queries during your visit, a member of CBSO staff will be available at the CBSO Information Desk on Level 3 from 30 minutes before the concert and at the interval.