About the Alexander Stadium

The Alexander Stadium is one of the UK’s premier athletics stadiums and has been a host to several major events and held the Birmingham Diamond League for the first time in 2011. The Stadium was built in 1975 and was opened for training in 1976.

It originally comprised of a track and main stand, which came into operation in 1978, before the stadium underwent a £1million refurbishment in 2000.

The Alexander Stadium underwent a further £12.5 million redevelopment in 2011, when the new 5,000 seat Backstraight Stand was built, increasing the capacity to 12,700.

Birmingham Alexander Stadium
Walsall Road Perry Barr
B42 2LR
0121 464 8008