Senate Chamber

Attending an event at the Senate Chamber? Here’s all the information you need.

If you’re an event organiser and would like to hire the Senate Chamber for your event, please visit our Conference venues page or get in touch with a member of our experienced team.

How to find us

The Senate Chamber can be found at: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT.

On arrival at the University of Birmingham campus, make your way towards the clock tower, affectionately known as ‘Old Joe’, which you can easily see from most locations on campus.

When you are at the foot of the clock tower, you will have reached the Aston Webb semicircle of red-brick buildings. The Senate Chamber can be accessed through the large wooden doors beneath the central dome.

Parking

Guests arriving before 18.00 Monday to Friday will need to park in the University’s North East Car Park on Pritchatts Road, B15 2SA. This is a Pay and Display car park.

Parking is available around the university campus free of charge after 18.00 on weekdays, and all day on weekends. This is accessible via the university’s East Gate, on Edgbaston Park Road.

Accommodation

Our bed and breakfast accommodation is located at the Conference Park, just a short walk from the main campus. There are 65 en-suite bedrooms, available all year round, along with the Lucas Restaurant, a bar for residents and a 24 hour reception. For more information about our accommodation and other on-site facilities, please visit our Accommodation pages.