Location

School of Music, front entrance.

School of Music, front entrance.

The conference will take place on the University of Leeds campus, with ensuite superior single (i.e. a 3/4 double (4ft) bed) accommodation available in Storm Jameson Court and papers being delivered in the School of Music.

This Campus_Map (203kB pdf download) shows the two venues in relation to each other.

The performance of Herakles will take place in the Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall next door.

Detailed information about how to get here (including check-in times and left luggage arrangements) will be sent out to delegates as part of their Joining Instructions.

Getting to Leeds by Air

Leeds Bradford Airport is approximately 7 miles away. Arrow Taxis (which accept online credit card bookings) are available outside the terminal building, costing around £18-20 to Storm Jameson or the School of Music and taking 20-30 minutes. Arrow Private Hire: +44 (0) 113 258 5888

Alternatively you can take the Leeds Airport Bus (757) to Leeds Rail Station (£6 return; £3.60 single), this takes approx. 30 minutes, and then catch a 1 bus from outside the Station, opposite the Scarborough Taps to Parkinson Building – ask for “University Steps” (£2.40 single; £4.20 all-day).

Manchester Airport to Leeds takes about an hour and a half by direct train (you can check the times on the National Rail Enquiries website). Train tickets can be booked in advance online through National Rail Enquiries (registration required) or other online train ticket providers and collected from machines on the station with the same credit/debt card as was used for the booking. Once you get to Leeds Railway Station there is a taxi rank outside and the journey to the School of Music/Storm Jameson takes 10-15 minutes and will cost £7-9, depending on the time of day. The number 1 bus from just outside the Railway station (opposite the Scarborough Taps pub) takes about 10 minutes to Parkinson Building – ask for “University Steps” (£2.40 single; £4.20 all-day) with services “every ten minutes or less” during the daytime on weekdays.

By Train

The closest station is Leeds. For train information and timetables visit the National Rail Enquiries website. There is a taxi rank outside the station. The journey to the School of Music/Storm Jameson takes 10-15 minutes and will cost £7-9, depending on the time of day. The number 1 bus from just outside the Railway station (opposite the Scarborough Taps pub) takes about 10 minutes to Parkinson Building – ask for “University Steps” (£2.40 single; £4.20 all-day) with services “every ten minutes or less” during the daytime on weekdays.

 

By Bus

The National Express Coach Station is adjacent to the Central Bus Station, from which there are frequent buses, including numbers 28, 96, and 97, all of which stop at Parkinson Building – takes about 10 minutes to Parkinson Building – ask for “University Steps” (£2.40 single; £4.20 all-day) with services “every ten minutes or less” during the daytime on weekdays.

From Leeds City Centre, most buses towards Headingley will stop at Parkinson Building – ask for “University Steps”, including the 1, 6, 28, 95 and 97. Visit the West Yorkshire Metro and First Leeds websites for timetables and general information. An all day bus ticket costs £4.20, single fares will vary from £1 (student) to £2.80.

By Car

Leeds is linked to the M1 and M62. From the city centre follow signs towards Headingley and Universities. Limited parking is available at Storm Jameson Court for residential delegates. Limited parking is available on campus near the School of Music after 17:00 on Friday and at weekends, for further details of parking for non-residential delegates, please follow this link. For sat nav use: Woodhouse Lane, LS2 9JT (which may appear as Cavendish Road in some navigation systems) for the School of Music and Mount Preston Street, Leeds, LS2 9JP for Storm Jameson Court.

On Foot

You can find directions from walkit.com.