The Conference takes place in the heart of England at the University of Leicester, in the newly built state-of-the-art Stamford Court Conference Centre. The Conference will make full use of the venue’s large central hall, seminar rooms and hospitality area. All sessions will take place in the Stamford Court Conference Centre, which is based entirely on the ground floor and is fully wheelchair accessible.
Situated in the centre of the country, Leicester is easily accessible by road, rail and air. The conference venue is situated just off the ring road in the leafy university suburb of Oadby.
In addition to its central location, Leicester has a well-connected road network via the M1, M69, A6 and A47.
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Car parking is provided free of charge at the conference centre; no permit is required.
The University’s academic campus is located on the fringe of Leicester City Centre, just half a mile from the railway station. It has comfortable facilities that makes sure all delegates enjoy the experience.
Leicester’s mainline railway station is approximately half a mile from the city campus, with a regular service to London St. Pancras, Sheffield, Leeds and several Midlands towns and cities including Birmingham, Derby and Nottingham.
NB: The University of Leicester is located on two principal sites. If you are travelling to your final destination by taxi you must specify the University Halls of Residence on Manor Road in Oadby. If you only specify the University of Leicester, you will normally be taken to the central city campus.
Useful links and contacts:www.nationalrail.co.uk www.eastmidlandrailway.co.uk
Route 31 & 31A – Leicester train station to Oadby. The bus stops on the Leicester Road (about a 5-10 minute walk to the Halls of Residence site (where the Conference venue is located).
For further information and up to date timetables and route maps visit www.arrivabus.co.uk Tel: 0870 608 2608
For National Bus enquiries visit www.nationalexpress.com or Tel: 08705 808080
The University of Leicester is located on two principal sites. If you are travelling to your final destination by taxi you must specify the Halls of Residence in Oadby. If you only specify the University of Leicester, you will normally be taken to the central city campus
Leicester is close to two major UK airports – East Midlands Airport – www.eastmidlandsairport.com (20 miles) and Birmingham International Airport – www.bhx.co.uk (35 miles with a rail link to Leicester via Birmingham New Street station).
The nearest London airport is London Luton Airport – www.london-luton.co.uk (70 miles) with a direct mainline rail connection and road link via the M1.