Hutchinson Conference

On Arrival

Getting to University Park Campus

  • Directions to University Park campus can be found on the Useful Information page.
  • The nearest train station to the campus is Beeston. There aren't always taxis outside in the taxi rank, but you can book one through Beeston Cable Cars: +44 (0)115 9229229. The fare is about £5-6 to Ancaster Hall.
  • If you are coming from Nottingham station, there are plenty of black cabs/Hackney cars outside the station. It is around £10 from Nottingham to campus, depending on traffic.
  • Alternatively, from Nottingham station you can use the tram, heading towards Toton Lane. Tickets are £2.20 each way and the tram runs every ten minutes or so. The journey to campus takes about ten minutes. Make sure you buy a ticket from the machine before you get on the tram. Use the ‘University Boulevard’ stop (the one after ‘Nottingham University’), cross the road and follow the road around to your left until you reach the West Entrance. Follow the footpath towards central zone leading up to the Trent Building (with the Clock Tower).
  • Continue walking up the footpath until you reach the car parks situated to your left and directly ahead of you. On your right you will see the entrance to the Great Hall, which you continue to walk past under the archway and into the courtyard. As you enter the North entrance located on the opposite side as the Trent Clock Tower, take the stairs (ahead and left) up to B floor and walk through the doors on your left over the bridge way. At the end of the path turn left and Highfeld House will be situated on the left as you walk slightly ahead.
  • For airport transfers, we suggest you use DG Cars or Cable Cars.


  • All attendees will need to secure their own accommodation. For information about On Campus and Off Campus accommodation options please see our website.

Internet, phone, and other facilities on campus

  • There are wireless facilities within the halls of residence, Hotel and the main campus buildings. Information about connecting to the wireless can be found on the UoN-guest Wi-Fi page.
  • Just a tip: our campus has many gardens, including a 1930s garden near Lenton Hall, a Chinese garden on Cripps Hill, the Millennium garden to the back of the Orchard’s hotel and a little walled garden between the Trent Building and Highfield House (no. 12 on the campus map). If the weather is nice, these are well worth a visit.
  • There is a Boots chemist and Blackwells bookshop on campus, as well as a Costa and Starbucks coffee shop. There are also several banks and cash machines. All are located in the Portland building (no. 15 on the campus map).

Further details about the facilities on campus can be found in this Useful Information guide

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The University of Nottingham
University Park

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5151