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General Information: Venue & Directions

Focus 2018 will take place in the Brooks Building on the Birley Campus of Manchester Metropolitan University, just South of the city centre.

Delegates arriving at the Brooks Building should report to the Registration Desk located at the main entrance.

Lectures will be given in the main lecture theatres on the ground floor of the Brooks Building. The exhibition will be located close by, also on the ground floor. The Focus Training Day will be on the second floor of the Brooks Building.

Manchester Metropolitan University is easily accessible by rail, road and air. We encourage our guests to use modes of transport that help reduce carbon footprint and contribute towards lowering emissions

Directions

Rail

The nearest station is Manchester Oxford Road (0.25 miles). Manchester Oxford Road is a two-minute train ride from Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester’s main station. Tickets marked ‘Manchester Stations’ are valid for both.

Walking map from Oxford Road train station: here

Alternatively, taxis to the Brooks Building are available from Manchester Piccadilly for approximately £7.

Car

From the M56, south of Manchester, keep in right hand lanes at Junction 3 (signposted City Centre) and continue from the end of the M56 onto A5103 (Princess Parkway), signposted Manchester city centre. Continue ahead for approximately 6 miles, exit on to Phoenix Way and then continue straight along the slip road towards the Brooks Building. From the M60, north and east of Manchester, exit at Junction 22 and turn right at traffic lights onto A62. Continue until the end of A62 and turn left onto A665. Continue along A665 for approximately 1 mile. Take a slight right and continue straight on A635(M)/Mancunian Way and then onto A57(M)/Mancunian Way for 1 mile. Take the A5103 exit and at the roundabout, take the first left onto Cambridge Street A5067. Continue straight along Higher Cambridge Street and turn right onto Booth Street West. Take the first left onto Boundary Lane and continue on to Greenheys Lane for approximately half a mile. Turn right onto the A5103/Princess Road (Northbound) then immediately exit onto the slip road towards the Brooks Building. From the M602, west of Manchester, proceed to the end of the M602, join the A57(M) (Mancunian Way). Take the A56 ramp towards the city centre and at the roundabout, take the third exit onto Chorlton Road/A5067. Continue straight onto Chorlton Road/B5218. Turn left onto Bold Street and then left onto Greenheys Lane West. Turn left onto the A5103/Princess Road (Northbound) then immediately exit onto the slip road towards the Brooks Building

GPS: Input the postcode M15 5JH and this will direct you to Stretford Road. Turn south onto Old Birley Street and continue for approximately 500 yards. Turn left onto Greenheys Lane West. Turn left onto the A5103/Princess Road (Northbound) then immediately exit on to the slip road towards the Brooks Building.

Air

The university is approximately 9 miles from Manchester International Airport (approx. 25 minutes by taxi).


 


 

Updated 20 September 2017

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