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Venue address:
Diamond Building
32 Leavy Greave Road
Sheffield
S3 7RD
UK


The Diamond Building is located on both Leavy Greave Road and Broad Lane which runs through the heart of Sheffield city centre.

A location map of the Diamond can be found here.



By air

By air

Manchester, Leeds/Bradford, Doncaster and Nottingham East Midlands airports are all within one hours travel time of Sheffield.

Manchester Airport is a large airport served by many domestic and international carriers and has a direct rail link (Transpennine Express) to Sheffield which runs both day and night and has a duration of 45 minutes. Travelling from Manchester Airport to Sheffield involves minimal changes so is the most direct option.

Doncaster (Robin Hood Airport) is located close to Sheffield city centre. You can travel from this airport to the city via public transport. The airport has an Interchange from which you can use a number of bus services which run to Doncaster train station approximately every half hour and takes around 25 minutes. From Doncaster train station you can travel by train to Sheffield via the East Coast line.

By air - from London airports

Both London airports (Heathrow and Gatwick) are reasonably accessible from Sheffield - both involve just one change of train. However, you should allow at least 5 hours travel time between either of these airports and Sheffield.



By train

By train

Sheffield is at the heart of the railway network. Regular services operate between Sheffield and London St. Pancras (2.5 hours), Birmingham (1.25 hours), Leeds (1 hour), Manchester (1 hour) and Nottingham (1 hour). The Sheffield bus interchange is a short walk away from the train station.

For information contact National Rail Enquiries (tel: +44 (0)8457 484950).



By train

By tram

If travelling via public transport it is recommended that you use the tram system in Sheffield. The Supertram runs frequently, journey duration is short and it is good value. The tram stop ‘University of Sheffield’ is located a two minute walk from the Diamond - the tram travels through the city centre and stops at Sheffield Railway Station. This journey is 8 minutes and a single fare cost around £1.60.

For more information and timetables, visit http://www.supertram.com/



By coach

By coach

National Express operates a comprehensive coach service to most parts of the country from Sheffield Transport Interchange, Pond Street. The fastest service to London takes approximately 3.5 hours.



By car

By car

We recommend that unless you know the city well, you should approach Sheffield from the north, east and south by the M1 (and M18 if necessary). From the west, use the A57 Snake Pass via Glossop.

For further information regarding travelling by car, please visit:
https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/visitors/mapsandtravel/car

You can plan your route online using one of the free route planners - examples are The AA or The RAC.



Parking

Parking

We recommend that you use public transport to travel to the Diamond. For those guests that do travel by car, parking is available at Rockingham Street Car Park which costs £11 for 24 hours. http://www.q-park.co.uk/parking/sheffield/q-park-rockingham-street

Another close car park is Durham Road Car Park which costs £14 for 24 hours. http://www.q-park.co.uk/parking/sheffield/q-park-durham-road


Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline [Extended]:
    31 January 2017
  • Early registration deadline [Extended]:
    20 March 2017
  • Registration deadline:
    03 April 2017