Venue

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.

How to get here

By Train

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.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
www.centraltrains.co.uk

By Bus

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

By Car

In addition to its central location, Leicester has a well-connected road network via the M1, M69, A6 and A47.

Sat Nav users should enter the address:
Manor Road
Oadby
LE2 2LH

Car parking is provided free of charge at the conference centre; no permit is required.

From M1/M69

• Exit off Junction 21 M1/M69 roundabout on to A5460
• Filter left on to A563 Leicester South and East (Lubbesthorpe Way)
• Continue straight on A563 Outer Ring Road (Soar Valley Way)
• After 3.5 miles take 2nd exit off Roundabout on to A6 South (Leicester Road)
• Follow signs for University Halls and filter left on to Stoughton Drive South
• For Manor Road continue on Stoughton Drive South and take the 3rd right

From A6 South

• Follow A6 (Leicester Road) towards Leicester
• At Leicester Racecourse roundabout take the 3rd exit towards A6 MarketHarborough
• Follow signs for University Halls and filter left on to Stoughton Drive South
• For Manor Road continue on Stoughton Drive South and take the 3rd right

From A6 North

• Continue on A6 (Loughborough Road) towards Leicester
• Follow Central Ring Road A594 towards Market Harborough/Leicester TrainStation
• Pick up A6 towards Market Harborough
• After 2.5 miles take 2nd exit off roundabout
• Follow signs for University Halls and filter left on to Stoughton Drive South
• For Manor Road continue on Stoughton Drive South and take the 3rd right

From A47 North

• Follow A47 (Uppingham Road) towards Leicester
• Turn left on to Spencerfield Lane (becoming Evington Lane)
• At traffic lights turn left towards A6030 Leicester South (Stoughton Drive)
• Take 1st exit at 1st roundabout
• Take 2nd exit at 2nd roundabout on to Stoughton Drive South and continue
• For Manor Road take 2nd left

By Taxi

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

By Air

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.

Conference Facilities

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 Conference

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