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Travel

This year’s conference will take place within the Stage@Leeds on the University of Leeds campus, on Thursday 8th September. Stage photo

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Map of the University campus: P- Parkinson Building, S – Stage@Leeds which is the venue for the conference

The iconic Parkinson building, on Woodhouse Lane, is the main entrance to the University campus. The Stage@Leeds is situated behind the University Union’s building. The recommended route is to walk through the arches to the left of the Parkinson Building, head left away from the redbrick buildings towards the University’s Union building. Take the path to the left of the Union building across a footpath bridge and the Stage@Leeds will be on your right.

Getting to the University

Travelling by train: Leeds Train station links regularly to all major UK cities. You can get from the station to the campus on foot, by taxi or by bus. A taxi ride will take about 10 minutes, costing approximately £5.

From the train station on foot: The University campus is a 20 minute walk from the train station. The map below will help you find our way. Leave the station through the exit facing the main concourse. Turn left past the bus stops and walk down towards City Square. Keeping City Square on your left, walk straight up Park Row. At the top of the road turn right onto The Headrow, passing The Light shopping centre on your left. After The Light turn left onto Woodhouse Lane to continue uphill. Keep going, passing Morrisons, Leeds Beckett and the Dry Dock boat pub heading for the large white clock tower. This is the Parkinson building.

From the train station by bus: We advise you to take bus number 1 which departs from Infirmary Street. The bus runs approximately every 10 minutes and the journey takes 10 minutes. You should get off the bus just outside the Parkinson Building.

Travelling by car: If you are using satellite navigation our address details for the main entrance to our site are:

University of Leeds
Woodhouse Lane
Leeds
LS2 9JT                                                    *street listing can appear as Cavendish Road in some navigation systems

Parking is not available on campus but there are a range of alternative car parks nearby. More information can be found here.

Parking for blue badge holders is available on campus for visitors. If you are a blue badge holder you will need to email carparking@leeds.ac.uk with your name, the date of your visit and your registration number. You are advised to enter the campus via the main barrier on Woodhouse Lane to show your badge. You can then be directed to the nearest available disabled parking bay to the area you are visiting. Blue badge holders do not need to pay to park on campus during core hours (Monday to Friday, 7am to 5pm).

Further information, provided by the University, and an interactive campus map can be found by clicking here

 

 

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