Studio One, R009
The Custard Factory,
Digbeth Birmingham, B9 4AA
Getting to the venue by Car
Directions from the M6, Junction 6 take the A38(M) Aston Expressway signposted City Centre take the 3rd exit (before flyover) At the roundabout (fire station) take the 1st exit at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit. Bear left and follow Ring Road, at the Bull Ring island turn left for Digbeth follow the A41 south (Digbeth High Street) and stay in the left hand lane. You will pass the ”HMV Institute” and Floodgate Street, keep going to the traffic lights at The Old Crown Pub. Turn left at the traffic lights into Heath Mill Lane. Continue down Heath Mill Lane, The Custard Factory is on your left (Gibb Street, one-way road) Please note that Sat Navs will often take you to Floodgate Street, which runs parallel with Gibb Street.
From the M5, Junction 3 take A456 (Hagley Road) to the City Centre for approximately five miles to Fiveways Island. At Fiveways take the 3rd exist (Islington Row). Follow the dual carriageway over the traffic lights to the roundabout (Matthew Boulton College on the left, McDonalds on the right) . Continue straight ahead over the traffic lights until you reach the roundabout. Turn left at the island and stay in left hand lane until you reach the next roundabout. Turn left into Digbeth High Street and cross into the right hand lane keep going until you see The Rainbow pub, painted bright yellow. Take the next slip road on right hand side at The Old Crown Pub and straight over onto Heath Mill Lane. Continue down Heath Mill Lane, The Custard Factory is on your left (Gibb Street, one-way road) Please note that Sat Navs will often take you to Floodgate Street, which runs parallel with Gibb Street.
From the NEC/M42 Junction 6 take the A45 West sigposted City Centre for approximately 8 miles. Continue on A45 past the Citroen Garage to the roundabout at Bordesley. Take the 2nd exit (Coventry Road) and go under the railway bridge. Turn right onto Digbeth High Street and stay in the right hand lane. Take the next slip road on the right at The Old Crown Pub and straight over onto Heath Mill Lane. Continue down Heath Mill Lane, The Custard Factory is on your left (Gibb Street, one-way road)
Getting to the venue by Bus
The following buses 13, 17, 57, 58, 60, and 97 buses all stop on Digbeth High Street. For more information visit
Getting to the venue by Train
Both Birmingham New Street Station and Birmingham Moor Street Station are within easy walking distance of the Custard Factory.
Free parking is available in Bromley Street and other adjacent side streets. There is no available parking in Gibb Street. Although other cars may visibly be parked there, please note that clamping operates upon Gibb Street specifically under the bridge, please look for no-parking restriction signs carefully.There are three pay and display car parks in close proximity to the Custard Factory: Trinity Street car park on Heath Mill Lane, Zellig car park on Digbeth High Street and the North Yard car park on Gibb street.
Locating Studio One in The Custard Factory Complex
Upon entering the open site of The Custard Factory Complex please head towards reception, which is clearly signposted. With reception on your right hand side please walk towards the water feature, Bar 78 (formerly Medicine Bar) will be towards your left and the theatre to your right. At the back of the complex on the ground floor Studio One is clearly signposted.
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