Find us

We are located near the centre of Birmingham, UK at the northwest corner of the Edgbaston campus of the University of Birmingham.
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HWB•NMR is conveniently located near University Station, with trains every ten minutes from New Street Station in the centre of Birmingham. We are thirty minutes by taxi from Birmingham International Airport (BHX).

The building is located on Brailsford Drive, which junctions with Vincent Drive across from the ICT Centre and Birmingham Research Park.

The nearest intersection is Pritchatts Road to the north and to the south is University Station and the Medical School.

Physical Address

Henry Wellcome Building for Biomolecular NMR Spectroscopy (HWB-NMR)
Brailsford Drive (off Vincent Drive)
University of Birmingham
B15 2GN
United Kingdom

General directions to the University of Birmingham and a campus map can be found here.

The location of HWB•NMR is indicated as B8 in the blue zone of the campus map.


There is a small parking area and a disabled parking spot in front of the NMR building which requires a University parking permit or blue badge, respectively. Paid parking can be found at the Pritchatts Road (under construction until Autumn 2023), Prichatts Park Village (SatNav: B15 2QX), and North East multi-storey (SatNav: B15 2SA) pay and display car parks. Short term parking is also possible along Farquhar Road and Pritchatts Road during quieter periods. Note that cars parked illegally along Brailsford Drive may be ticketed or towed. For cash-less parking using the RingGo mobile payment app, the location for on-campus parking is 15677.


The University's Hotel and Conference Centre is located 15 minutes away on foot. Lucas House is shown as building G16 in the green zone of the campus map, and the hotel is on the opposite side of the road, at 53 Edgbaston Park Road. They can be contacted at:, T +44 (0)121 414 8888