Birmingham City University
sports hall


Located just three miles north of the city centre, it’s simple to get to and has on-site parking, and you’re only minutes from the Perry Barr train station and major bus routes.  The Doug Ellis Sports Centre is a brand new £7m leisure facility featuring a fitness suite, sports hall, workout studio’s and team changing facilities.


The Doug Ellis Sports Centre
150 Wellhead Lane,
B42 2SY

By Road:

Post code for Sat Nav: B42 2SU

From M6 South or North-West

Leave the M6 at Junction 7 and follow the A34 (Walsall Road) towards Perry Barr (Birmingham City Centre). After about 2½ miles when the Greyhound Stadium is on your left, filter left in the outer of the two filter lanes. When you arrive at Aldridge Road (A453), take a left then the first right into Wellhead Lane. The first right turn along Wellhead Lane is the entrance to the student car park while all other car parks are accessed by means of Franchise Street which is farther along on your right.

From M5 South-West

Leave the M5 at Junction 1 and follow the A41 towards Birmingham City Centre for about ½ mile before forking left along the A4040 (Outer Ring Road) towards Perry Barr. After about 2½ miles you will arrive at the main Perry Barr traffic island. Go straight over this island then take the first left into Wellhead Lane. Birmingham City University campus is on your left and the staff and visitor car parks are the first turning on the left (Franchise Street). The student car park is farther along Wellhead Lane on the left.

From M40 Oxford and South

Arrive on the M42 and travel west towards the M5. Travel north on the M5, leaving at Junction 1. Follow directions ‘From M5 south-west’.

From M42 East Midlands

Join the M6 heading towards Birmingham Central and leave the M6 at Junction 7. Follow directions ‘From M6 south or north-west’.

By train:

Birmingham New Street station to Perry Barr station then a short walk from Perry Barr station to City North Campus (the campus is located over the road from the station).


Travelodge (0.6 miles from venue)
Birmingham Perry Barr
Aldridge Road
Perry Barr
B42 2SP
08719 846258

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