Colley Ison Gallery is committed to providing the highest standards of service.As such we have provided the following information which outlines access to our gallery, as well as any access limitations and how we work to overcome them.
Car Parking and vehicle accessColley Ison Gallery is situated on Colmore Row in the heart of Birmingham’s Financial District.
There is on-street parking along Colmore Row and the surrounding roads, Newhall Street and Edmund Street. Charging hours are every day from 8.00am – 7.30pm except Christmas Day and Bank holidays. If you display your blue badge parking is free at pay and display on-street parking bays (with no time limits).
4 hours maximum parking time – you cannot return to the same parking space within one hour of leaving.
There are multiple car parks available within 0.5 miles of the gallery these include –
- Snow Hill Station Car Park – 7 minutes walk to the gallery, if you display a blue badge parking is free.
- NCP Newhall Street – 6 minutes walk there are a limited number of disabled bays here for blue badge holders.
- The Mailbox car park – 10 minute walk to the gallery – there are 16 accessible spaces located on the lower ground and ground floor levels. Standard car park tariff applies for users of accessible spaces and blue badges must be displayed.
Colley Ison Gallery is situated 0.5km from Birmingham’s Grand Central Station which is approximately a 5 minute walk.
Train station/Taxi rank
A taxi rank is located at the opposite end of Colmore Row, approximately a 3 minute walk.
Main EntranceThe main entrance to the gallery is located at the front of the building. There are steps leading up to the gallery so wheelchair access is limited.
Inside the GalleryThe gallery is situated over one ground floor, however there are two rooms with 6 steps leading up to the second room, the width to access the upper space is 95cm. The staff at the gallery would be happy to bring artwork down these steps upon request.
Both lower and upper rooms have mainly unobstructed floorspace.
The gallery has a tablet available so that visitors can browse our website and view our full selection of original paintings and limited editions anywhere in the gallery, helping them to better view or select artwork that is not on the lower level or may be in our stock room.
The gallery does offer a home viewing service upon request. This service requires a non-refundable deposit which would be deducted against the purchase of artwork.
This service is often a convenient option for those unable to make a visit to the gallery.
Seating is available on the lower level space. Due to limited space there is no permanent seating on the upper level area; but the gallery is happy to provide temporary seating upon request.