Find us

We are located near the centre of Birmingham, UK at the northwest corner of the Edgbaston campus of the University of Birmingham.

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 the newly named Brailsford Drive, which junctions with Vincent Drive at the corner of the School of Economics and across from the ICT Centre.

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


There is a small parking area and a disabled parking spot in front of the NMR building, and more further down Brailsford Drive (which require a University parking permit). Paid parking spaces can be found at the Pritchatts Road & Vincent Drive car parks. Short term parking is also possible along Farquhar Road and Pritchatts Road. Note that cars parked illegally along Brailsford Drive may be ticketed or towed.

Physical Address

Henry Wellcome Building for Biomolecular NMR Spectroscopy
Brailsford Drive (off Vincent Drive)
School of Cancer Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
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.


The University's Conference Park is located 10 minutes away on foot, registration is at Lucas House which is shown as building G16 in the green zone. They can be contacted at:, T +44 (0)121 625 3383, F +44 (0)121 414 6339