Accommodation, transport and social


The city of Birmingham located in the west midlands region hosts several hotels. A non-exhaustive list of nearest hotels to the venue of the conference is given below:

Edgbaston Park Hotel & Conference Centre

You may book by emailing or by ringing 0121 414 8888 (Option 1), please quote your given promotional code (CEUOB24).

All room bookings are subject to availability, and will be available on a first come, first serve basis. 

Please note that this code is valid for Standard rooms only and the given code must be applied at the time of booking to guarantee the agreed discounted rate. Additional fees are applicable should you wish to upgrade to an Executive or Deluxe Room, subject to availability. All standard rooms have a maximum occupancy of 2 persons per room. Additional camp beds can be provided within all Executives and some Deluxe rooms at a charge of £30.00 per bed. Additional beds must be requested in advance and are subject to availability. 

Please note that any bedrooms not reserved by 9.6.24 will be releasedback on the system for general resale to the public. Guests will not be able to book using the code after this date but may be able to book at the standard rate if there is availability.

STAY WITH US | The High Field, Edgbaston (

Hotel in Birmingham City Centre | Clayton Hotel Birmingham

Book – Edgbaston House

Birmingham Central Hotel – Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham Brindleyplace

Birmingham City Centre Hotel | AC Hotel Birmingham (  

Hotels in Birmingham City Centre | Premier Inn

Park Regis Birmingham | 4-Star Luxury Hotel in City Centre

Business Hotel in Birmingham | Delta Hotels Birmingham (  



Local taxi number: +44 (0)121 222 2222 or download the Uber app


University train station is approx. 10 minutes’ walk to the Edgbaston Park Hotel.

To get to Birmingham City Centre, take the train towards New Street, Lichfield Trent Valley, Lichfield City or Four Oaks.

Note: You can purchase your ticket from the self-service machine, via the help counter or via the trainline website. You only need to purchase a ticket from University to New Street and it’s often cheaper to buy a return ticket rather than two singles.

From Birmingham City Centre to University, take the train towards Redditch or Bromsgrove (Get off at university station)

Birmingham International Airport

The address for Birmingham International Airport is Birmingham International Airport, West Midlands, B26 3QJ, United Kingdom

You can get a train from New Street station to Birmingham International station and walk approx. 11 minutes to the terminal.


You can hire a bike from West Midlands Cycle Hire around the City Centre and around campus.

Click here to find out more about West Midlands Cycle hire

Click here to find out where you can cycle in Birmingham

Restaurants, bars and nightlife:

Dilshad Restaurant

Giggling Squid – Thai Restaurant on Harborne High St for Eat-in & Takeaway

WokChi Oriental Kitchen


The Ivy Brasserie

Hotel du Vin


Brindley Place

Broad Street

Colmore Row

New Street


Birmingham Gay Village (LGBTQ+)

Jewellery quarter


Things to do on campus:

What’s on campus – University of Birmingham | Conferences & events (

Winterbourne Gardens

Lapworth Museum

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Things to do in Birmingham:

Visit Birmingham – Official website for Tourism, events and Information

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Cadbury World

National SEA LIFE Centre

Black Country Museum

Botanical Gardens


Accessing emergency care (A&E):

Should you require emergency medical treatment, and you are able to get yourself to hospital, the nearest one is located next to the University campus.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (Referred to locally as QE Hospital) Edgbaston

Birmingham B15 2TH

Or City Hospital, Dudley Rd, Birmingham B18 7QH (3 miles from university campus)

Accessing urgent treatment centres (Walk-in centres) Click here to find your local urgent treatment centre

Contacting emergency services

The UK telephone numbers for Emergency Services:

  • 999 – For an emergency (Fire brigade, ambulance, or police)
  • 111 – NHS provide a free telephone advice service 24/7. This is appropriate for non- emergency health issues.