Address

Health Futures UTC
350 High Street
West Bromwich
B70 8DJ

Tel: 0121 794 2888    Email: admin@healthfuturesutc.co.uk

We’re conveniently located on the High Street and easily found as our distinctive building is directly opposite the Memorial Gardens, where the town’s Register Office is situated.

Getting to us by tram or bus

Traveling to school and college is a great way for young people to develop their confidence and independence. There’s a great transport network on our doorstep with the tram or bus especially ideal ways to reach Health Futures.  Maps and information showing stops and main routes can be found athttp://www.healthfuturesutc.co.uk/images/Documents/Transport/West_Bromwich_Tram_Bus_Services_Map.pdf

And a useful journey planner can be found at

http://jp.networkwestmidlands.com/centro/XSLT_TRIP_REQUEST2?language=en&timeOffset=15

Getting to us by car or taxi

If using public transport is not an option then a network of motorways and arterial roads provide a choice of routes into West Bromwich.  There’s no on-site parking at the UTC but there are some drop-off and disabled parking bays outside the school, although these are not specifically allocated for the use of Health Futures students, staff or visitors.  You can find a list of conveniently located public ‘Pay & Display’ car parks at

http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200286/parking_and_permits/2151/car_parks_in_west_bromwich

Sandwell Council also operates a free Car Sharing Scheme for anyone interested in reaching the town by car but wanting to keep down costs and the use of vehicles.  More information can be found at https://carsharesandwell.liftshare.com/

 

Getting to us by cycle

For anyone wanting to cycle to Health Futures there’s a secure on-site bike store at the school.  Local cycle routes from the High Street connect to those in Great Barr, Smethwick, Wednesbury Tipton, and Dudley. There’s also an off-road cycle track along Parkway Metro from Hawthorns through West Bromwich to Black Lake.

Getting to us on foot

Health Futures UTC is served by good, well-lit pavements and public thoroughfares for those able to walk to college. The Walk It website allows you to plan your walking route online or download the App and journey plan ‘on the go’.

Car Parking

There’s no on-site parking at the UTC but there are some drop-off and disabled parking bays outside the school, although these are not specifically allocated for the use of Health Futures students, staff or visitors.  You can find a list of conveniently located public ‘Pay & Display’ car parks at

http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200286/parking_and_permits/2151/car_parks_in_west_bromwich

Journey planning with Network West Midlands/Centro

We work closely with Network West Midlands Centro Travel and Sandwell Council to provide journey planning information and options. Useful information can be found at

http://jp.networkwestmidlands.com/centro/XSLT_TRIP_REQUEST2?language=en&timeOffset=15

Representatives from the Centro team regularly attend Health Futures UTC Open Events where they provide lots of advice and information about travel options and journey passes and costs.  You can also find out lots more on their website http://www.networkwestmidlands.com/

Subsidised Student travel to Health Futures UTC

We operate a generous travel subsidy scheme that benefits a significant number of our students.  Full details of eligibility and entitlements can be found in our Student Travel Subsidy Policy via the following link

http://www.healthfuturesutc.co.uk/images/Documents/policies/HFUTC_Travel_Subsidy_Policy-Revised_August_2015v2.pdf

Further information about student travel subsidies together with a copy of the Travel Subsidy Application Form for downloading can be found at http://www.healthfuturesutc.co.uk/about-us/travel-arrangements

Health Futures Travel Buddy Scheme

A number of our students choose to travel together on public transport, helping them to make friends and giving them someone to share their journey with.  We do this through post code matching. If you would like to find out more please contact us using our online form by following this linkhttp://www.healthfuturesutc.co.uk/contact-us