Symphony Hall is one of the finest concert venues in Birmingham and over the world. Officially opened by the Queen in 1991, it is also the home of the city symphony orchestra. With its capacity of 2262 seats, this wonderful hall presents you the majesty of rock, jazz, pop, dance, comedy and everything else you can possibly imagine in its full glory. World-known events such as Tchaikovsky’s Sixth, Henry V and Scheherazade have been hosted in the concert venue.
The venue is located in The International Convention Centre, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA, and there are several ways of getting there:
By train and tube: Birmingham New Street is the nearest station – about 10 minutes from the building. After you exit the station head west on Station St, until you meet a junction with Hill St. Switch streets and keep walking to the north. You will see Broad St, and after a minute the venue will appear on your right.
By bus: buses 9, 10, 22, 23, 24, 120, 127, 128, 129, 140, 141 can drop you off on the same street as the hall – just a minute walk to the west.
By car: check for Symphony Hall or International Convention Centre to get directions from your map and reach the venue. A457 route should take you to Broad St.
International: take a rail from Small Heath, Stechford or Witton. Exit at Birmingham New Street and walk to the hall (directions shown above).
Check out The Holliday Street and Town Hall car parks for free spots to leave your vehicle. Both of them offer places for Blue Badgers and are a minute away from the venue. Additional free parking for people with special needs is available on level 0 of the North Car Park.
Accessibility for people with special needs
Symphony Hall offers a memorable experience for all of you, no matter the needs you have. There are free assisting companion tickets, wheelchair seating with various positions, step-free access and disabled toilets for everyone’s necessity.