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We have moved

Since 1981 the Institute have worked out of an office building close to the centre of Birmingham known as “Exeter House”

When the building was first new it was quite a prestigious facility and was not difficult to access. As time passed the centre of Birmingham became more of a disadvantage than a benefit and it was felt that new premises should be sought.

Helen came across a detached office unit, in a dedicated courtyard on the edge of Coleshill industrial estate in Warwickshire. 

We now have the benefit of an excellent Board Room, plus an “Education room” which will be used for both tutoring, training courses and examinations.

In addition there is a small conference room which can be used for committee meetings, the facility for a properly accessible library and an IMF “museum” detailing our past!

The whole offices are double glazed and fully air-conditioned and so we look forward to (once Covid retractions are lifted, to putting together an open day to welcome all our members to the new facility.

Our new address is: 

New Exeter House, 2, The Courtyard, Roman Way, Coleshill, Warwickshire, B46 1HQ

Telephone: 0121 622 7387

COVID 19 Update

Dear Members

 Visitor Management form – June 2020 – Ref Covid-19

The IMF welcomes visitors and asks that all visitors consider COVID-19, ensuring that the relevant Government health advice is followed before and during the visit.  In light of this advice, we will greet you warmly, but we will not invite you to shake hands.  We also invite you to wash your hands/use hand sanitiser on arrival, in line with the current guidance.  Thank you for your co-operation.


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