Contact & Location Information

This page is intended to provide you with all the neccessary information for you to contact the group and to help make your journey to the group as easy as possible. There is also a basic guide to entertainment that is available in Birmingham during your stay.

Postal Address

Astrophysics and Space Research Group
School of Physics and Astronomy
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom


Astrophysics and Space Research Group Enquires : +44 (0)121 414 7434
School of Physics and Astronomy: +44 (0)121 414 4564 University Switchboard : +44 (0)121 414 3344


Astrophysics and Space Research Group : +44 (0)121 414 3722
School of Physics and Astronomy : +44 (0)121 414 4644


The E-mail address for the Astrophysics and Space Research Group is username[at] Specific usernames are listed in the Who's Who section of the website. For enquiries about this website please use webmaster[at]


Getting to the University - Directions for travel by car, plane, train, coach, bus and taxi

Birmingham International Airport

Rail timetable - Enter `UNI' as the destination

National Express - Coach tickets and enquires


Local area - City centre, Edgbaston, Bournville

University campus - With index of locations (large image)

Finding the School of Physics - Highlighted on a section of the campus map

Physics West




Local Information - Art & Musuems


The University's Edgbaston campus houses its very own art gallery, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, which was declared 'Gallery of the Year' by the Good Britain Guide 2004. The gallery contains a fine selection of influential European art dating back as early as the 13th century. The collection compromises a variation of drawings, paintings, prints and scultptures. Some of the many artists represented include Boticelli, Degas, Magritte, Matisse, Monet, Picasso, Rembrandt and van Gough.


There are many other galleries to be found in the second city, including the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and Gas Hall (Chamberlain Square), Ikon Gallery (Oozells Square) and mac (Cannon Hill Park).

Birmingham also has a wonderful science museum known as Millennium Point. This encompases Thinktank, the Birmingham Science Museum, and the IMAX Cinema.