The University of Leeds is just north of the city centre, the universities main entrance is near the parkinson building (large white building with a clock) on Woodhouse Lane, LS2 9JT. All the talks will take place in the Mathematics department in the centre of the main campus (map below with walking directions). To get to the MALL where the talks will take place go down the stairs at the entrance, and go through the double doors right in front of you. Tea and coffee will be served just outside the MALL, turn left out of the exit at the front of the room.

Maths Department main entrance
(Entrance to Maths Department)

Ways to get to campus

  1. Train:
    Leeds Railway Station connects Leeds with all major UK cities. For train information and timetables visit the National Rail Enquiries website. Walking to the University campus from Leeds Railway Station takes about 20 minutes.

  2. Walk:
    To get to the main university entrance from the train station, exit onto City Square; with the Queens Hotel behind you, walk straight up Park Row. Continue up Park Row until the first major junction.

    Cross straight over The Headrow and continue up Cookridge Street. At the next set of lights go straight on passing Millennium Square on your left and Leeds City Museum on your right.

    Turn left on to Woodhouse Lane, a busy main road. You'll pass Leeds Beckett University on your left and our University campus begins in another 50 metres or so, on your left. To reach the Parkinson building, carry on up Woodhouse Lane to the white building with a clock tower.

  3. Bus:
    For coach details, visit the National Express website. Most coaches arrive into Leeds Bus Station.

    For local bus information and timetables, visit the West Yorkshire Metro website or use the first app. All the buses are tap on if you have a credit card with a fixed price of £2 for a single.

    The number 6 bus runs from the bus station to the Parkinson Building, outside the University’s main entrance.
    From the train station the 1/1b will take you to the parkinson building at the main entrance or the 5 electric bus will take you to the south hospital entrance.

  4. Car:
    Leeds is linked to the M1 and M62 motorways just follow signs from these.

    Parking on campus is limited, but you can find the university car parks on this interactive map.
    If you wish to use the car parks during core hours (7am to 5pm Monday to Friday), we will have to make the booking on your behalf at the cost of £7 a day. If you email the organisers we will issue a code so you can pay at the end of your stay.

    Outside core hours, the orange zones on the map are open to the public, just pay at a pay station before you leave. For more information, visit the University of Leeds car parking web pages.

  5. Plane:
    The closest airports to Leeds are Leeds Bradford Airport and Manchester Airport.

    Leeds Bradford Airport is around seven miles away from the University and the A1 flyer bus will take you to the centre of the city where it is a 15 minute walk to the university. Alternatively it is easily commutable by taxi.

    If you’re flying into Manchester Airport, you can catch a train from the airport to Leeds city centre.