Directions

This event will be taking place in:

Humanities Research Institute

34 Gell Street

Sheffield S3 7QY

Please see the university map for the department’s location (building 196)

When arriving, please go through the entrance facing the University Health Service (on Gell Street)

Tram: This is probably the easiest way to get to the venue: from Sheffield train station, the tram takes approximately 10 minutes to get to HRI.

Trams from the station to the University run on the Blue route (destination “Malin Bridge”).

Trams from the city centre to the University run on both the Blue route and the Yellow route (destination “Middlewood”).

During the day, trams run every 10 minutes (15 minutes on Sundays) from 6.00am to midnight. Buy your tickets on the trams. Alight at the “University of Sheffield” stop. This is a request stop.

One arriving at the tram stop, cross the tracks to walk on Leavygreave Road, and then take the first turn on your right to get onto Gell Street. The entrance for the HRI building will be on your right.

Bus: Buses 70, 95, 120 and 121 can be caught from the Sheffield Interchange. The interchange is across the road from the entrance to the railway station (approximately a 2 minute walk). When going to HRI, please alight for the stop “Glossop Road” (right opposite Day Lewis Pharmacy). Cross the road and walk up Gell Street, until you reach the gate for the HRI building.

Further information on planning your journey can be found on the Travel South Yorkshire pages.

Car: 2 blue badge parking spaces are available by the University Health Service, which is located opposite the Humanities Research Institute. There are also 2 blue badge parking spaces by the Jessops Building (S3 7RD).

Parking is generally very difficult at the University – other than blue badge spaces, parking at the University is by permit only. There are some public parking facilities that  aren’t far from the venues.

 Q-Park Rockingham Street (S1 4NL)

Taxi: If you are coming from the train station, there is a taxi rank by the station. If you would prefer to call a taxi company, you can contact City Taxis at 0114 266 2662. Taxis normally cost approximately £6 from the station to the venue.

Walk: It takes approximately 25 minutes to walk to the venue from the train station