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The NEC, North Avenue, Marston Green, Birmingham, B40 1NT

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Car Parking Information

Parking (Perimeter Road - Disabled Parking for Piazza)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located off Perimeter Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does have a barrier control system.
    • There is a touchscreen at the barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac and block paving.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • There are additional car parks for visitors.
  • Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 370cm x 600cm (12ft 2in x 19ft 8in).
    • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
    • For visitor requiring assistance there is a shelter with a call point, which can be used to request assistance. The height of the call point is 100cm.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the car park.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located in the Atrium and Piazza.
    • Payment term signs do not make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Payment machines are located in the Atrium and Piazza.
    • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
    • To see the parking charges please click here (opens new tab).
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • There is some tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the car park and the entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The car park is shared with VIP pass holders.

Parking (North 1b Opposite Hall 12 - Disabled Parking for Atrium)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located off North Avenue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • There are additional car parks for visitors.
    • For visitor requiring assistance there is a shelter with a call point, which can be used to request assistance. The height of the call point is 100cm.
  • Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 380cm x 490cm (12ft 6in x 16ft 1in).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the car park.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located in the Atrium and Piazza.
    • Payment term signs do not make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Payment machines are located in the Atrium and Piazza.
    • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
    • To see the parking charges please click here (opens new tab).

Parking (North Avenue Opposite Hall 17 - Disabled Parking for Atrium)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located off North Avenue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
    • There are additional car parks for visitors.
  • Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 480cm x 600cm (15ft 9in x 19ft 8in).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the car park.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located in the Atrium and Piazza.
    • Payment term signs do not make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Payment machines are located in the Atrium and Piazza.
    • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
    • To see the parking charges please click here (opens new tab).

Parking (Hall 16 - Disabled Parking for Atrium)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located off North Avenue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • There is an assistance call point located on the wall of the hall. The height of the call point is 100cm.
  • Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are signposted and have markings which are faded.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 380cm x 490cm (12ft 6in x 16ft 1in).
    • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the car park.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located in the Atrium and Piazza.
    • Payment term signs do not make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Payment machines are located in the Atrium and Piazza.
    • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
    • To see the parking charges please click here (opens new tab).

Drop Off/Pick Up and Taxi Rank

  • There are taxi ranks and drop off areas located at the front of the Piazza and Atrium.
  • If you are arriving by taxi and have your Blue Badge with you, you will be able to be dropped off at the Piazza or Atrium.
  • If you also require a pick up, please advise the taxi firm that you have a Blue Badge and the taxi will be permitted to pick you up from the main entrances. If you are using a T.O.A black cab you will be picked up at the ranks by the main entrances.

Pedestrian Access

  • There are pedestrian walkways leading from the VIP and Disabled Parking to Atrium.
  • The Perimeter Road Disabled Parking is approximately 120m to the nearest Piazza entrance.
  • The North Avenue Disabled Parking opposite Hall 12 is approximately 240m to nearest Atrium entrance.
  • The North Avenue Disabled Parking opposite Hall 17 is approximately 140m to nearest Atrium entrance.
  • Follow the finger post signage to the halls.
  • The routes to the entrances involve crossing either Perimeter Road or North Avenue. Caution is advised when crossing.