Conference Venue: UTSG 2019 will take place at the University of Leeds School of Music,  8 – 10 July, 2019.

On-site registration, lunch and refreshments, poster session and the welcome reception will take place in the School of Music Foyer.

The main conference sessions will be held in lecture theatres and seminar rooms in the School of Music.

The conference dinner on Tuesday 9 July  will be held in the Great Hall.

 

Conference Accommodation: Accommodation is available to book alongside your conference registration in the University of Leeds’ premier residence Charles Morris Hall – Storm Jameson Court.

Single en-suite rooms with B&B are available from £49 per night and are a short walk from the conference venue.  Guests are also able to use the Edge Gym and Swimming Pool facilities.

 

Getting to the University of Leeds

The University campus is approximately half a mile from the City Centre on Woodhouse Lane, the A660. Leeds is linked to the M1 and M62 and is very easily accessible. The address of the building in which the Conference will be held is:

School of Music

12 Cavendish Road

University of Leeds

Leeds

LS2 9JS

 

Air

The City of Leeds is served by two major airports: Leeds Bradford and Manchester. Regular flights are available from a large number of European and International cities. Leeds Bradford airport is approximately 8 miles from The University and taxis cost in the region of £20. Manchester airport is 59 miles from The University and has excellent train and motorway links to Leeds. For visitors arriving at London Heathrow Airport there are frequent trains to London Kings Cross Railway Station (see information By Train)

Taxi

Taxis from Leeds Bradford Airport cost from £20 – £25. Taxis from Leeds Train Station cost £5 – £7. When travelling in Leeds please ensure you take licensed taxis:

Amber Cars 0113 202 2117

Arrow Private Hire 0113 258 5888.

If you need to book a taxi for your departure date from Conference, please ask at The Registration Desk.

Train

Leeds station connects us with all major UK cities and has a fast and efficient London service.

The principal station that runs trains to Leeds is London Kings Cross. For train information and timetables visit National Rail Enquiries. Visitors should expect to pay under £40.00 for a return ticket between Manchester Airport and Leeds and around £270.00 for a return ticket from Heathrow Airport to Leeds. All travelling times vary depending on the time and day.

Walking

The University campus is just a 20 minute walk from Leeds city station. Exit the station into 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 continue straight ahead, passing Millennium Square on your left and Leeds City Museum on your right. Turn left on to Woodhouse Lane, a busy main road. You will pass Leeds Beckett University on your left and our University campus begins in another 100 metres.

To reach the Parkinson building, carry on up Woodhouse Lane to the Parkinson clocktower building. Turn left past the security barriers and continue down Cavendish Road. The School of Music will be on your right hand side.

Parking

Where possible we suggest the use of public transport to travel to the University. Parking at the University of Leeds is extremely limited, and must be booked in advance, chargeable at £7.00 per day (card payment only).

If parking is required please email utsg2019@leeds.ac.uk with required dates, your name and vehicle registration number. Parking will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Access to the car park is available via the main University entrance on Woodhouse Lane (Postcode LS2 9JT). All other University vehicle entrances are limited to permit holders only. For more information and prices on alternative car parks in Leeds please visit www.parkopedia.co.uk

If you require a Campus Map indicating flat floor access to conference buildings please contact utsg2019@leeds.ac.uk.