Location and transport

The conference takes place in the Newton building at Nottingham Trent University, which is situated in the heart of Nottingham City Centre. See number 11 on the NTU city campus map, which can be downloaded in a PDF format. The entrance to Newton Building is on Goldsmith Street, postcode NG1 5LT, and is a short walk from either the Nottingham Trent University or Royal Centre stops on the Nottingham tram network.

The conference location within easy reach of the M1 motorway, only one mile from Nottingham Train Station – where guests can travel 90 minutes direct from Central London – and within a 30 minute drive of East Midlands Airport. The university also has its own stop on the Nottingham tram network, linking it with the train station and surrounding park and ride car parks.

Travelling by air

The closest airport to Nottingham is East Midlands Airport (EMA) which is 15 miles (approximately 24 kilometres) outside of Nottingham, taking less than 30 minutes by car or bus. Nottingham is well connected to the airport by bus using the Skylink bus service that runs every 30 minutes and stops a few minutes walk away from the university. More information on fares and timetables can be found on the East Midlands Airport website. Taxis are also available at the airport.

Other airports that you may fly into are:

Birmingham International Airport (BHX) 48.7 miles (via M42 and A42)
Doncaster Airport (DSA) 54.1 miles (M1)
Manchester Airport (MAN) 88.2 miles (M1)
London Luton Airport (LTN) 99.3 miles (M1)
London Stansted Airport (STN) 115 miles (A1)
London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 129 miles (M1)
London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 165 miles (M25 and M1).

Travelling by train

Nottingham Trent University is just  1 mile (approx.15 minute walk) from Nottingham Train Station. Timetable information is available at the National Rail website and tickets can be booked through East Midlands Trains.

Trains from London depart from St. Pancras station (approximately 90 minute journey). St. Pancras is also the London terminus for Eurostar services, meaning that it is possible to travel from European destinations by train and change within the same station for onward services to Nottingham.

The university is easily accessible from the train station via tram services. Upon arrival in Nottingham follow the signs for the tram (Nottingham Express Transit) to Station Street tram stop nearby, and take services heading to either Hucknall or Phoenix Park. Nottingham Trent University has its own tram stop, 4 stops from the station. You can also use the preceding stop, Royal Centre.

Public transport

Nottingham has an extensive public transport system within the city and surrounding areas. A Kangaroo day pass allows unlimited travel on all bus, tram and train services within the Nottingham area.

See the following links to transport operators for further information.

Travelling by car

For Sat Nav purposes, we recommend using postcode – NG1 4BU.

  • From the M1 North
    Leave the M1 motorway at junction 26 and follow the A610 signposted to Nottingham. Continue through two roundabouts for approximately 4.3 miles and then take a slight left onto Talbot Street. Continue down Talbot Street for a further 0.5 miles and the Newton building will be located on the left.
  • From the M1 South
    Leave the M1 motorway at junction 25 and follow the A52 signposted to Nottingham. Head northeast on Brain Clough Way/A52, through three  roundabouts for approximately 5.5 miles. At the forth roundabout, take the second exit onto Derby Road/A6200 and continue to follow A6200 for 1.5 miles. Turn left onto St. Helen’s St and stay right to continue on St Helen’s St. At the T-junction, turn right onto Alfreton Rd/A610 and take the slight left onto Talbot St. Continue for 0.5 miles and the Newton building is located on your left.

To make the day as accessible as possible, we recommend using one of Nottingham’s Park and Ride services into the centre. Alternatively there are a number of other car parks in the city centre.