Contacts and Directions

The RSC Photochemistry Meeting will be hosted within the School of Chemistry, Bedson Building Newcastle University. Please enter the building via the entrance labelled number 21 on the campus map.

Travelling to Newcastle

By Plane:

Newcastle International Airport is only about seven miles north west of Newcastle University. A taxi from the Airport will take about 15 minutes, costing approximately £15. You can also travel by Metro (rapid transit system) to the Haymarket which will take about 25 minutes and cost around £3.00. The University is adjacent to Haymarket Metro Station.

By Rail:

From Newcastle Central Station you can take the Metro to Haymarket (two stops), which is adjacent to the University.

By Road:

Private transport: from the north or south, follow the A1 towards Newcastle. Leave the A1 (Western Bypass) at the junction with the A167/A696 and follow signs for the 'City Centre'. Take the A167 exit marked 'Universities and Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI)' which brings you on to Claremont Road. Please note that parking is not normally available on the University site. Public transport: Haymarket bus station is adjacent to the University.


For information about planning your visit to Newcastle and booking accomodation please check the link below:


Detailed Maps

Maps of the City and the Campus are available from the main University web site.


If you have any questions please contact:

Abby Randall:

Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7069
Fax: +44 (0)191 208 6929

Postal address:

School of Chemistry
Bedson Building
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne