Grand Designs Live sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements takes place at NEC Birmingham and has easy access to public transport, ample parking and plenty of places to eat and drink.

Venue Address

The NEC,
Pendigo Way,
Marston Green,
West Midlands
B40 1NT

0121 780 4141

Travel Information

Transport By Road

The NEC is in the perfect location for car travel - 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre, and at the heart of the UK motorway network.

B40 1NT

With 16,500 spaces available we've got plenty of room for you. Follow the electronic signage or directions provided by our traffic team to get you to the right car park area for your event. Once you've parked you can either take a free shuttle bus or walk to the halls using our sign posted footpaths. Click here for parking options.

Transport By Train

The NEC is right next to Birmingham International rail station. You can get to any of our halls quickly and conveniently, without having to step outside!

The NEC entrance is on the right hand side as you exit the station, and clearly signposted.

Many services run direct to Birmingham International. If yours doesn't, you can catch a connecting train at Birmingham New Street. There are regular services, and the journey only takes 10-15 minutes. Buses to the NEC can be caught at Birmingham Moor Street and Solihull stations. For further information call National Rail enquiries on 08457 484950 or visit

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