Travelling by train to the Coffin Works is super-simple. The nearest major railway station to the Coffin Works is Birmingham New Street, which is served by West Midlands Railway, CrossCountry and Avanti services throughout the day. It's a 10-minute walk to the Coffin Works from the station. You can also travel to Birmingham Snow Hill for a slightly shorter transit on foot.
Newman Brothers’ Coffin Works is a rare and wonderfully preserved example of Victorian manufacturing history. The shelves and workbenches in this time capsule museum are full of original stock and tools of the trade. With the original machinery working again, you can truly experience how this old Jewellery Quarter firm once operated on a day-to-day basis, producing some of the world's finest coffin furniture, including the fittings for the funerals of Joseph Chamberlain, Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother.
Visit the Coffin Works website for opening information.
|Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday||05:15 - 23:00|
|Sunday||07:00 - 23:00|
|Staffing level||Full time|
|Left Luggage phone number||0121 632 6884|
|Left Luggage Website||http://www.left-baggage.co.uk/?__utma=1.1808611951.1441273625.1441273625.1441279288.2&__utmb=184.108.40.2061279288&__utmc=1&__utmx=-&__utmz=1.1441279288.2.2.utmcsr=google|utmccn=%28organic%29|utmcmd=organic|utmctr=%28not%20provided%29&__utmv=-&__utmk=185571497|
|Shops note||Boots located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier Camden Food located beyond the ticket barrier Costa located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 5b escalator Funky Pigeon located beyond the ticket barrier between Platofrm escalators 9-10 M&S located on the main concourse Mi Casa Burritos located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 9 escalator Pasty Shop located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 7 escalator WHSmith located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Station Buffet notes|
Food & drink available throughout the station
ATM machines are located on the paid concourse
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Toilets notes||Men: between escalators to platforms 11b-12b. 30p Women: between escalators to platforms 11b-12b and between the escalators to 5a-6a (30p). Accessible: the men's and women's toilets have accessible cubicles. Free with Radar key or ask attendant Baby change: between escalators to platforms 11b-12b, free. The toilets between the escalators to 5a-6a have closed.|
|Staff Help notes|
Journey Care assistance is available prior to travel via the relevant Train Operator:
We can provide assistance at the station during the hours we're open to the public. Passengers can book additional assistance on the day at the Network Rail reception or call 0121 654 4243.
However please be made aware that if arrangements haven't been made via Journey Care prior to travel, there will be a wait but our policy is to make it happen.
|Customer Service notes|
Luggage received from terminated trains at Birmingham New Street only
|Customer help points||Unavailable|
|Weekdays||Open 24 hours|
|Saturday||Open 24 hours|
|Sunday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||Short Stay Car Park|
|Carpark operator||APCOA Parking (UK) Limited|
|Car parking spaces||40|
|Cycle storage spaces||58|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes||<p>If you want to take your bicycle on the train, please check with the relevant train operator beforehand :-</p> <p><a href="http://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk">http://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk">http://www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk">http://www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.londonmidland.com">http://www.londonmidland.com</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.virgintrains.co.uk">http://www.virgintrains.co.uk</a></p>|
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Step-free access notes|
The footpath to the new entrance from Hill St is now step free, and there is level access from the drop off point.
All platforms have lifts and escalators
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Unavailable|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Available|
|Accessible taxis notes|
Taxis drop off within the 'drop & go' off the Hill Street entrance.
The taxi rank is on Navigation St (Stephenson St / Victoria Sq exit).
All taxis are accessible with manual wheelchairs, most are accessible with electric wheelchairs.
|Weekdays||06:15 - 19:45|
|Saturday||08:00 - 18:00|
|Sunday||10:00 - 18:00|
On the paid concourse between Platforms 3 & 4
Virgin Business, First Open or Advance First tickets. You can only enter the lounge on the travel date shown on your ticket.
Dedicated business areas are fully equipped with telephone points, desks, fax photocopier and modem facilities, screens with updated train information.
Tea, coffee, soft drinks.
Wi-Fi is available
No showers are available