Finishing First Birmingham: 28 – 29 March 2020

We know that the registration assessment is a crucial part of your pre-registration year. To help our members with their preparation for this important event, we are once again bringing you 'Finishing First' - our second pre-reg event of the academic year. This is a popular, high-quality, two-day conference.

Sat 28th - Sun 29th March 2020

The Finishing First Birmingham Conference is taking place at the Park Regis, Birmingham.

Find out how to get to the venue below.

Rail travel

Park Regis is situated just a 6 minute walk away from Five Ways train station. Other local train stations such as New Street, Snow Hill and Moor Street are all within 25 minutes walk of the venue or a 10 minute taxi journey. Please visit for details of times and tickets.

Bus routes

A number of bus services operate throughout the day. For further information, please visit

Birmingham Airport (BHX)

Exit the airport complex and follow signposts A45 – City Center. Go towards the City Centre (Coventry Road) signposted A45  Keep on the A45 for approx 8 miles until you reach a large roundabout Bordsley Circus. Take the first left off this roundabout, which is Camphill Circus. Carry straight on, onto Highgate Middleway, following signs for ‘Ring Road West’ and A45. When you reach the next roundabout turn right onto Belgrave Middle Way. Carry on down (past a Mosque on the right) straight through traffic lights and take the underpass. Continue for approx 1 mile up Leebank Middleway to Five Ways Island. Take the 4th exit off the fiveways island taking you onto Broad Street.  You will see the hotel from this Island.

Travelling by car

Parking is available offsite, the nearest car park facilities are:
Euro Car Parks, 60 Bishopgate Street, B15 1DB
Broadway Residency, Ladywood Middleway, B16 8LP
APCOA Car Park, Broadway Plaza, B16 8LP

Please note: these car parks have no affiliation with Park Regis Birmingham and regrettably we are unable to take payment for these services or provide reduced rates.  Payment for the use of these facilities must be settled directly with the car park providers.


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