Chester and the Venue

The conference will take place at the Parkgate Road Campus of the University of Chester (CH1 4BJ).

Public transport links to and around the city are good, with many sites, bars, restaurants and accommodation within a short walking distance.

Car Parking

Parking is available on campus on a first-come, first-served basis. Details of parking in and around Chester city centre can be found here.


The Parkgate Road campus is only a short distance from the city centre on foot.

There are many great ways to explore Chester by walking. Among these, you can walk from the Parkgate Road campus along the Ellesmere Canal, beside the River Dee, as well as along the famous Chester Rows and around the City Walls.

The Ellesmere Canal can be accessed from adjacent to the the Parkgate Road campus of the University of Chester at the intersection of Garden Lane and Cheyney Road.

The Millennium Greenway can be accessed from close by the Parkgate Road campus.


There are a range of cycle routes linking the Parkgate Road campus and the rest of Chester and its environs. Check out the maps and routes here.


Chester’s railway station is a short (c. 22 mins.) walk from the Parkgate Road campus.

There is no direct bus service between the Parkgate Campus to the railway station, but buses operate between the campus and the Chester Bus Interchange (Route 1) and between Chester Bus Interchange and the railway station (Route 40).


Chester Bus Interchange is a short (c. 15 mins.) walk from the Parkgate Road campus.

Bus routes and timetables can be accessed here.


Google map of Chester with Conference Venue

Download the campus map here.


There are many hotels and B&Bs around the city, all of which tend to be advertised on

Chester is a popular tourist destination and therefore we would advise booking accomodation as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Some University of Chester accommodation will be available at a discount rate once registration is open.

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