Venue and Direction


The conference will take place in the Percy Building, Newcastle University.

The Percy Building

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.



Campus maps are available here. Buildings are numbered — the Percy Building is number 23 (page 2).


Useful link

More info about Newcastle/Gateshead can be found on the link:

All enquiries should be directed to:

Postal address: 

School of Chemistry
Bedson Building
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne