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Directions to TMETC

Tata Motors European Technical Centre (TMETC) is based at The National Automotive Innovation Centre (NAIC) in the Prof. Lord Bhattacharyya Building located on the University of Warwick Campus.

Address

National Automotive Innovation Centre
Prof Lord Bhattacharyya Building
Lord Bhattacharyya Way
University of Warwick
COVENTRY
CV4 7AL

For the main central campus map please click here.

Travelling by car

The postcode for The National Automotive Innovation Centre is CV4 7AL.

From the South (Heathrow or Gatwick): Follow the M40 then A46 or alternatively M1, M45 and A45. Follow the brown signs to the University of Warwick or Warwick Arts Centre.

From the West (Birmingham): Follow the A45 and pick up the brown signs to the University of Warwick or Warwick Arts Centre.

Car Parking

There are a limited number of reserved spaces in the car park located behind the National Automotive Innovation Centre. The allocated parking area is on the top floor and must be confirmed in advance with your TMETC representative. You need to exit the car park via the steps to access The National Innovation Centre Building.

There is additional parking within the campus. It is recommended that during the peak times of 9am to 1pm you allow sufficient time to access these car parks, indicated on the central campus map which can be accessed here

All parking is pay and display, unless otherwise informed. The charges are:

  • Up to two hours - £1.20
  • Up to four hours - £2.40
  • Full Day - £5.00

Blue badge holders

There are spaces in the reserved car park located behind the National Automotive Innovation Centre. Please notify your TMETC representative prior to your visit to confirm a space. You are required to exit the car park to access The National Innovation Centre Building.

In addition, there are some designated blue badge car park spaces near all buildings on campus.

Cycles and motorbikes

Motorcycles spaces can be found in car park 8, which can be found opposite the intersection of Library Road and University Road (just beyond the International Manufacturing Centre, IMC, and the International Digital Laboratory (IDL).

The National Automotive Innovation Centre has bicycle shelters where you should secure your bicycle using a secure lock (such as a D-Lock). This is a University of Warwick shared facility so is not exclusive for The National Automotive Innovation Centre visitors.

Travelling by rail

Coventry Station is easily reached from London (Euston), Birmingham (New Street) and Leicester, all of which run regular and frequent services direct to Coventry.
A taxi can be taken to the University of Warwick from Coventry Station. The postcode for The National Automotive Innovation Centre is CV4 7AL.

On arrival

Please make you way to the front entrance of The National Automotive Innovation Centre located in the Prof. Lord Bhattacharyya Building.
You are required to register at reception and provide one form of photo identification. The reception team will notify your TMETC representative of your arrival.

Goods deliveries

Deliveries of goods to the National Automotive Innovation Centre are to the Goods Inwards area at the rear of the building. This is situated off Millburn Hill Road and is accessed through the Warwick University Science Park.

The postcode for goods deliveries only is CV4 7HS

At the end of Millburn Hill Road, turn left into the NAIC service yard. You will arrive at a gate and can use the intercom to speak with Goods Inwards Reception staff to gain access.