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Location of the University of Leeds

The Main Entrance to the campus for vehicles is to the left of the Parkinson building with its distinctive clock tower on Woodhouse Lane.

The University's principal reception desk is immediately inside the Parkinson Building.

Location of Old Mining Building and CentreCATH

CentreCATH is located close to the University's North Entrance (for which see this map) on the second floor of the Old Mining Building - Building 6 on this more detailed map. To reach CentreCATH enter by the front dor of the building, ascend to the top floor, and go to the far end of the corridor where you will find the CentreCATH general office in room 2.08.

If you have a fast connection you may like to look at this interactive aerial photograph which shows the location of CentreCATH on the University Campus.


Please be aware that therewill be no lift in the Old Mining Building until Spring 2006. If you believe this will cause you difficulties, please contact us in advance and we will do our best to accomodate you.

Travelling to Leeds

Leeds can be reached by rail, by long distance bus, by car, and by air.

Information about Leeds

There are numerous helpful links the Leeds City Council website.


Several small hotels (e.g. Glengarth tel: (0113)-245-7940, Manx Dene tel: (0113) 243-2586) and the University's Fairbairn House (tel: (0113) 343-6633) are close to the University.

Further Information

  • University campus map
  • Leeds City: City Centre Car Park Map; City Centre traffic loop; Leeds City Council web site; The Leeds Tourist Information Centres. Gateway Yorkshire, the principal office, is just outside the city railway station (telephone: (0113) 242-5242)
  • Bus/Coach: For Leeds local bus times, telephone Metroline (0113) 245-7676 Mon-Sat 0800-1900, Sunday & Bank Holidays 0900-1730, or visit First Leeds web site (telephone 0113 245-1601) or Metro timetable; For times and information on National Express Coach Services, telephone (0990) 80-80-80 or visit the GoByCoach.com web site
  • Trains: For local Leeds train times, telephone Metroline (0113) 245-7676 Monday to Saturday 0800-1900, Sunday & Bank Holidays 0900-1730, or visit the Metro Journey Planner; For information on GNER, visit the RailTrack Timetables On-line or telephone Leeds City Railway Station (0345) 484-950
  • Planes: visit the BAA (including Heathrow and Gatwick airports) web site; The Leeds/Bradford Airport or telephone (0113) 250-9696; The Manchester Airport or telephone (0161) 489-3000
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