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The Queen's Foundation
Tel: +44 (0)121 4541527
For information about accessing the Queen's site, please click here.
Arrive at Birmingham New Street, and look for trains stopping at University. This is two stops on the local line toward Longbridge. Trains are normally every 15 minutes. From University it is a 10 minute walk to Queen’s.
Exit University station and turn right. At the pelican crossing, turn right again down Vincent Drive. Go across the next mini roundabout on to Farquhar Road, and at the next junction turn left into Somerset Road. After 50 yards, the main entrance to Queen’s is on your left. Follow the signs to Reception.
For all timetable information visit National Rail Enquiries.
We are next to the Edgbaston Hospital which is quite well signposted once you get close to Edgbaston.
From the South West
Leave the M5 at Junction 4. At the roundabout, take the third exit onto A38 Birmingham Road for 7.6 miles.
Continue on the A38, going through Longbridge, Northfield and Selly Oak. You will pass Selly Oak station on your right, and continue through a shopping parade. After leaving this you will pass the main University gates on your left and immediately afterwards turn left onto Edgbaston Park Road. After about 0.5 mile turn left onto Somerset Road. The entrance to the Queen's Foundation is 200 yards on the left (after the turning to Farquhar Road).
From the South East (or you can continue on the M6 to junction 6 and follow the directions below from the North)
Leave the M42 at Junction 3. At the roundabout, take the third exit onto A435 Alcester Road for just over 6 miles. Turns left onto Queensbridge Road for half a mile and then continue straight ahead onto Russell Road for half a mile and at the roundabout, take the first exit onto B4217 Edgbaston Road. After 1 mile turn left onto Edgbaston Park Road. After half a mile turn right onto Somerset Road. The entrance to the Queen's Foundation is 200 yards on the left (after the turning to Farquhar Road).
From the North
Leave the M6 at Junction 6 and follow the A38(M) Aston Expressway into the city. After the two tunnels turn off onto the slip road leading to the roundabout, turn right onto the B4127. After 600m turn left onto Wheeley’s Lane, follow this road, which becomes Arthur Road, over the dual carriageway for 1.3 miles. Turn right onto Somerset Road and the entrance to the Queen's Foundation is 200 yards up the road on the left (after the turning to Farquhar Road).
From the City Centre opposite New Street Train Station, next to Boots, nos. X20, X21 and X22 take you to the corner of Pritchatts Road and Farquhar Road (after the University North Gate and over the bridge). You then cross the road and take a right into Farquhar Road. Walk 100 yards down Farquhar Road, turn left at the crossroads into Somerset Road, and the entrance to the Queen's Foundation is immediately on your left.