LOCATION OF ST BARNABAS'
Our church is reached by way of Over Green Drive (see
map below) and is near the corner of that Drive and Church Close. The
postcode is B37 6EY. It is conveniently situated near a Post Office and a
Public Library. There is a small car park.
The nearest main road is the Chester Road (B4114,
less than a quarter-mile away), and the nearest railway station is Marston
Green (which is about 3 miles away, on the line between Birmingham New Street
and Birmingham International).
The No 55 bus runs from Priory Queensway in the
City Centre to a stop very close to the church, with an estimated journey
time of about 40 minutes.
Although our church is close to the M6,
the most convenient motorway junctions are some distance away. The church is
not far north of the airport.
To approach by car from Birmingham City Centre or
the North-West, the recommended route is by way of Spaghetti Junction
(junction of A38M and M6), then the Tyburn Road and Chester Road.
To approach from the North, take the M42 and leave
at Junction 6 (which is the exit for the NEC and airport). Then head briefly
towards Coventry, before taking the Chester Road in a north-westerly
To approach from the South, take the M42 (possibly
after the M40 or the M5), leave at Junction 6 and continue as above.