Venue and travel information

The 2014 Annual Conference was held at the University of Warwick, with most of the conference programme taking place around the Arts Centre on the main campus, which is part of the Conference Park.

Travel to the University of Warwick

By Car

The address of the venue, for use with Sat Nav is University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL. This will take you to the main road, Gibbet Hill Road, which runs through the university campus, and from here you will see signs to the Conference Park. Full driving instructions can be found on the Warwick Conferences website.

If you are driving to the venue please be aware that roadworks are taking place during the conference, and parts of the main access road, Gibbet Hill Road, are closed with diversions in place. Parking is free for all participants in car parks 7, 8, 8a or 15. Please display a parking permit which can be collected from Conference Park Reception in the Students Union Building, also the location for collection of accommodation keys. For updates on roadworks on campus please see:

By Train

The nearest station to the University is Coventry Station which has a regular bus service to the campus. Birmingham New Street and Birmingham International (for Birmingham Airport) are also within a reasonable taxi ride of the University and have good links to Coventry station. Visit or phone (+44)8457 484950 for information on train services.

Please note that Warwick Station is further from the University than Coventry Station and has poorer connections. Delegates are advised to travel to Coventry Station if possible.

By Air

The closest airport to the University is Birmingham Airport which has links via rail to Coventry Station. All the London airports have links to Coventry via rail or National Express Coach, and are served by a wider range of international flights.