Venue and Travel


The Conference will take place at Stephenson Halls of Residence, built in traditional college style around an original Victorian house and standing in several acres of private landscaped grounds.


Stephenson Hall
University of Sheffield
Hall of Residence
Off Oakholme Road
S10 2TJ
(0114) 222 8855

Travelling to Sheffield


By Train

Sheffield is at the heart of the railway network. Regular services operate between Sheffield and London St. Pancras (2.5 hours), Birmingham (1.25 hours), Leeds (1 hour) Manchester (1 hour) and Nottingham (1 hour).


Midland Mainline operate the rail service between Sheffield and London

The Railtrack rail enquiries website covers the whole of the UK

The South Yorkshire PTE site carries details of local rail services



By Coach

National Express operates a comprehensive coach service from London to Sheffield Transport Interchange, Pond Street. The fastest service from London takes approximately 3.5 hours.

National Express coaches

By Car

We recommend that unless you know the city well, when travelling from the north, east and south you should approach Sheffield by the M1 (and M18 if necessary). From the west, use the A57 Snake Pass via Glossop.


From M1, M18

Approach Sheffield on the M1 and leave the motorway at Junction 33


By Air

Manchester, Leeds/Bradford and East Midlands airports are all within one hours travel time of Sheffield. Manchester Airport is served by many domestic and international carriers and has a direct rail link to Sheffield which runs both day and night. Both London airports (Heathrow and Gatwick) are reasonably accessible, and both involve just one change of train. However, you should allow at least 4 hours travel time between either of these airports and Sheffield.

Sheffield City Airport is only 15 minutes away from the main campus.

East Midlands Airport.

Leeds/Bradford Airport.

London Gatwick Airport.

London Heathrow Airport.

Manchester Airport.

Sheffield City Airport.

UK and Ireland airport guide.



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