How to Find us
Wolfson Heat Treatment Centre is located within the Surface Engineering Association’s suite of offices on the second floor of Federation House (the headquarters of the British Allied Trades Federation), Vyse Street in the center of Birmingham’s historic jewelry quarter. It has been located here since January 2005.
From the M5. Leave the M5 at junction 1 and join the A41 for Birmingham City Centre. Continue down the A41 for approximately 3 miles and leave at the signs for ‘Jewellery Quarter’. At the roundabout at the bottom of the slip road take the fourth exit onto Heaton Street. Take the second exit at the roundabout onto Icknield Street. Take the next left onto Pitsford Street and then turn right into Vyse Street. Federation House is located on the right-hand side.
From the M6. Leave the M6 at Junction 6 and join the A38M towards Birmingham (Central). Leave the A38M at Dartmouth Circus / A4540 exit and at the Dartmouth Circus roundabout take the third exit onto New John Street West, signposted to Hockley (A4540). Go straight over the next set of main traffic lights. At the next roundabout take the second exit, then pass under the A41. Continue over the next roundabout onto Icknield Street. Take the next turning on the left-hand side onto Pitsford Street, then turn right iFederationreet. Fedeeration House is located on the right-hand side.
There is a large multi-storey car park almost opposite the building. On road parking is available but limited. Free on road parking can sometimes be found in Pitsford Street which is off Vyse Street and Tenby Street North..
The Jewellery Quarter railway/metro station is located on Vyse street. Frequent trains and Midland Metro trams run to Birmingham City Centre (Snow Hill Station) which is a short walk from New Street Station. This station is not directly accessible from New Street Station.
The 101 bus stops in the Jewellery Quarter. This can be caught in the City Centre at the junction of Colmore Row and Livery Street Just next to Snowhill Station.
The Jewellery Quarter is a 20 minute walk from New Street Station.
For over 200 years the Jewellery Quarter has been a centre of manufacturing. At it’s peak, there were over 60,000 people employed in the precious metal and allied trades.
Over the years the area has evolved to include retail outlets and more recently residential apartments have flourished. As some of the traditional manufacturing jobs have been lost, other service industries such as IT and media companies have made The Quarter their base.
Food & Drink
There are various cafés, sandwich bars and pubs located close to Federation House.
For more information about subscription to the WHTC, or if you would like any information on heat treatment, please contact us on 0121 237 1122, or complete our online contact form and we will get back to you.