Use our community businesses to give back to the local community.

Your support helps make sure we can continue to make a positive impact on our community and save local lives. When you hire one of our venues or use our catering services, you give back to the local community and become a part of something special.

Our catering service is perfect for your next corporate or private event. Our delicious food is made to your needs and is made from only the best locally sourced ingredients. We can cater for all events and budgets and all profits are put back into the local community.

We have a range of spacious rooms for your next private function, meeting, party, corporate event or any other occasion to suit you. Our bright and contemporary rooms can accommodate up to 200 people and are easy to get to by a variety of transport links.

Our community food programme has been running alongside our many initiatives. For a small weekly subscription of £4, members of this pantry will be able to have access to food including fresh fruit and vegetables and store cupboard favourites that will often value £15-20 or more!

Freshly made drinks, breakfasts, lunches and snacks in our beautiful café in the heart of North Smethwick. Our delicious and high quality ingredients help to support the local economy and our profits are put back into the work we do in the local community.

Our match day parking is open for every Albion home match. Within minutes walking distance from West Bromwich Albion football ground, our match day parking is secure and provides employment for locals and a small income for the charity.

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Your Local Pantry.
Fighting hunger
in our local community.

We are in the fight to overcome poverty in our community. Your Local Pantry is open to all locals in our community and helps by providing local families with regular access to healthy and good quality food, who might go hungry without it.

See what we have been up to and how this service has helped hundreds of families in the community.

Your support helps make sure we can continue to make a positive impact on our community and save local lives. When you hire one of our venues or use our catering services, you give back to the local community and become a part of something special.

As a registered charity, we strive to be more sustainable to support the delivery of our valuable services for the community. We aim to achieve this by running profitable community businesses and earning income by delivering contracts that fall within the organisations overall aims and objectives.

We have several community businesses already underway which provide local employment and help us run community activities at the Centre.

Hire our rooms

We’ve got just the place for your private function, party, wedding, corporate, community, training or other event. Our spacious and contemporary rooms are perfect for any occasion and can be adapted for a variety of uses.

Use Brasshouse for your event and you know you are part of something special. Any profits go back into the community to help us change and build better lives. 

Use our catering services

We provide high quality buffets in Sandwell and West Birmingham. We use only the finest locally sourced ingredients in our food and can cater to your individual requirements and cultural needs.

When you use our catering service you become a part of something special. Any profits from our event catering service go back into the local community so that we can support locals and help them build a better life.

The Brasshouse Cafe

The Brasshouse Café is not just a community café, it is a whole host of other things too! Our café opening hours are 8.30am – 2.00pm from Monday to Friday.

Brasshouse Café is about good food that doesn’t cost the earth. Come down on Monday to Friday and you will find us serving up tasty, affordable food made from locally sourced ingredients. Find out more about how our food helps support locals and the local economy.

Match Day Parking


Car Parking Services

Fans travelling to The Hawthorns by car on matchdays can access car parking spaces directly on the sites that our charity manages.

At least two car parks will be open within 1 mile of The Hawthorns offering 170 spaces available in total, car parks are covered by CCTV security, and lighted.

Car parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis and charges for parking starts at £5 per vehicle and can be purchased on the gate on the day

Please be aware of road closures around the Stadium on a matchday to further protect the safety of supporters, you can find more information below. 

Car parks will be open from 3 hours before kick off and will close 1 hour after the final whistle.

Hawthorns Park and Ride

Located at Hawthorns Park and Ride station,
Halfords Lane, West Bromwich B71 4LQ.

North Smethwick Development Trust has operated match day car parking at the Centro rail station car park since 1996.

For £8 per vehicle  you can leave your car while you go and enjoy the game.

Brasshouse Community Centre Car Park

Located at Brasshouse Community Centre, Brasshouse Lane, Smethwick, B66 1BQ.

Match Day car parking at the Brasshouse has returned to the management of the NSDT Charity for the current season.

For £5 per vehicle you can leave your car while you so and enjoy the game.

(Season ticket prices are £150.00 and are available to order now for our Brasshouse site.)

How it helps

Our match day car parking is a core community business of the Trust which provides employment for local people. It also provides a small income for the charity which helps support our work with the local community.

To book a season match day parking pass contact the team at NSDT on 0121 555 5672 or get in touch via the enquire now button.

Hawthorns Park & Ride Site

Halfords Lane, West Bromwich, B71 4LQ
110 spaces
£8.00 per vehicle
Get directions

Brasshouse Community
Centre Car Park

Brasshouse Lane, Smethwick, B66 1BQ
60 spaces
£5.00 per vehicle
Get directions


Find out more about planning your journey and the local traffic management plan for all the WBA FC home games and stadium events

Terms and Conditions

Match Day Carpark Pay as You Go Ticket holders

Terms and Conditions

Match Day Carpark Season Ticket holders

Public IT & Print Services

We provide free computers and internet access for the local community.

Access to Computers

Access may be time limited, to enable access to be available for other customers and members.  Time may be extended at the discretion of NSDT staff dependent upon computer availability.  

We are not responsible for any data lost when the computers shut down. 

Please be aware that access to the public use computers will not be available 20 minutes before the centre closes. 

At the Brasshouse Community Centre, these computers are located within our reception area. When using our computers, customers are required to:

Online Safety

For parents and guardians, this link provides useful information about how you can support your child and stay safe online. Click here for more information.

Printing Services

We also offer a range of photocopying, direct print, scanning and laminating services as well as stationary sundries. Please check the print preview to confirm the pages you want to print.  

Click on the relevant section to find out costs. 

A4 copy black and white     15p each side

A4 copy in colour                  20p each side

A3 copy black and white     30p each side

A3 copy in colour                  40p each side

Scanning to email        25p per sheet

A4                75p

A3                £1.00    

Small       5p each

Medium  10p each

Large       30p each

Connect with us

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Speak to us.

Phone: 0121 555 5672
Address: Brasshouse Lane, Smethwick, B66 1BA

For Sat Nav Users, please use post code B66 1BQ
Office hours:
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Brasshouse Community Centre hours:
Monday - Friday 08:00 - 21:00
Saturday - Sunday 09:00 - 14:00