How to get here

We are located in the corner of Brindleyplace, Birmingham on the Waters Edge.

Take advantage of Birmingham's brilliant public transport! We have lots of awesome offers running with Virgin trains, London Midland, Centro and National Express West Midlands so be sure to look out for us. We are just a 10 minute walk from New Street Station!

Telephone numbers:

Schools and General Enquiries - 0871 423 2110

(Calls to this number cost 13p per minute plus your providers access charge).

Our address is:

National SEA LIFE centre, The Waters Edge, Brindleyplace, Birmingham, B1 2HL

Car Parks

There are two Car Parks that we recommend our guests use:

  • The Barclaycard Arena South car park formerly The NIA (Sat Nav B16 8ET) which is a pay and display and just a short walk away from us. You can also pre-book at Park Jockey

  • Brindleyplace car park (Sat Nav B1 2JF) this is a pay on foot and we recommend this for ease of access for disabled visitors or those with buggies.

B1 2HL

How to find us:

Traffic Information

Paradise is now in its first stage of transformation.

There are now traffic restrictions around Broad Street and the surrounding area. We advise guests to plan their visit beforehand. For more information on traffic restrictions and pedestrian access, click here

Access for pedestrians and cyclists travelling through the Paradise redevelopment site will change from this Sunday, 1 November 2015.

Paradise Forum, beneath the old library, will be closed and access between Victoria Square and Chamberlain Square/Broad Street will be via Fletchers Walk, under the Conservatoire. A new lift is in place on Easy Row for those who are unable to use the steps to access the bridge between Paradise Forum and Centenary Square.

More information, including a map, is available via

This diversion supports the next phase of the £500 million Paradise programme which involves the demolition of existing buildings.


By Taxi:
We have an exclusive offer with Uber.

Get a FREE journey up to £15 for new Uber customers to or from the National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham. New Uber customers only.

To redeem, simply download the app, enter the promo code SEALIFE into the app when registering, before taking your first ride.*

*Terms & Conditions apply. Visit our Terms & Conditions page for more information.

By car:
M6 Jct 6 or M5 Jct 3 and follow signs for the city centre and the NIA.

By train:
Nearest Stations are Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Snow Hill - follow walking signs for the ICC and the NIA.

By bus:
Any bus to Birmingham City Centre and follow walking signs for the ICC and NIA. Buses serving Broad Street, include numbers 1,9,10,22,23,24,29,29a,126

Disabled Access:
The centre is fully accessible to wheelchairs throughout. For more information please click here.

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Opening Hours

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Schools and Customer information

0871 423 2110
(Calls to this number cost 13p per minute plus your providers access charge).

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