Back to Backs

Location Details

Address

50-54 Inge Street / 55-63 Hurst Street
Birmingham
B5 4TE

Access in Summary

Transport

New Street train station is 400 metres from here and there are bus stops in both adjoining Streets.

Car Park and Drop Off

There are two accessible spaces directly outside the Back to Backs location, these are not, however, exclusive to visitors to the attraction. There is no dropped kerb available from the accessible spaces. There are plenty of City Centre car parks very close by on Pershore Street.

Access at Entrance

Entry is directly from the pavement on Hurst Street into the Reception Office. It has level access as does the Sweet Shop on the corner.

Reception

The Reception area is busy but there is plenty of information available and staff are very helpful. Tours can be booked from here.

Guided Tour

Admission to the property is by guided tour only. These start every 15 minutes. It is essential to book tours in advance to avoid disappointment by telephoning 0121 666 7671. An alternative tour on the ground floor only is frequently available when booking in advance.

Exhibition Room

This room is available for all visitors but is on the first floor and is accessed by steep stairs only. An alternative smaller interactive room is available on the ground floor.

Access to all areas

This is an historical building and accessibility is limited to the ground floor area only. Every effort has been made to ensure as much as possible can be accessed by all customers.

Facilities

Toilets are available in the Courtyard area.

Access Symbols Explained:


  • Facilities for partially sighted or blind people We provide facilities for people who are visually impaired. For example: Braille formats, large print, audio tapes etc.
  • Assisted wheelchair access Wheelchair access into our premises is possible with assistance.
  • Non assisted wheelchair access Full, non-assisted, wheelchair access into our premises is possible.
  • Facilities for the mobility impaired We provide facilities for people with a mobility impairment. For example: A seating area, hand rails etc.
  • Customer toilet facilities We provide customer toilets.
  • Accessible toilets We have fully accessible toilets installed at our premises.
  • Sign language for deaf people We offer a sign language service; please ask our staff for full details.
  • Facilities for hard of hearing people We offer facilities for hard of hearing people.
  • Induction loop available An induction loop has been installed to benefit our hard of hearing customers.
Transport links.
Accessible Spaces.
Entrance.
Reception.
Tours.
Exhibition Room.
Access all areas.
Toilets.
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