Getting to the conference centre
The conference will be held in Leeds United Football Club's purpose built event venue – the Centenary Pavillion. The pavillion is across the road from the Stadium, on Lowsfield Road. The address is:
The Centenary Pavilion
Leeds United Football Club website: https://www.leedsunited.com/club/directions
The venue is 2 miles from Leeds Railway Station. From Leeds Station, the venue is best accessed by bus or taxi. See below for details of these.
If you arrive at Leeds Station in the morning, keep an eye out for the Leeds Ambassadors in bowler hats - they are experts on the local area and can help to direct you.
Conference shuttle bus
A free 'GeoPlace' coach will go to and from Leeds station to the venue at the times given below.
Locate the Leeds station shuttle stop: as you come out of the station platforms and through the ticket barriers, go to your left (in stead of going straight ahead). There is an exit onto the street near the wetherspoons. The pick up point is on Aire Street at stop S13 (a five second walk from the exit).
Locate the stadium shuttle stop: The coach will leave from Elland road, just outside the stadium.
Timings: The coach will leave the station at the following times:
The coach will go from the conference venue to the train station later in the afternoon at:
The most convenient bus from Leeds Railway Station is the PR1, which is a £3 return. It leaves every 10 minutes from the bus stop T9 on Boar Lane, and terminates at the Elland Road Park & Ride stop. The bus ride is about 10 minutes, but we recommend leaving 30 minutes to be safe.
Here's a detailed map of the centra Leeds bus stops and their services: http://www.wymetro.com/uploadedFiles/WYMetro/Content/BusTravel/maps_and_guides/Leeds_WTCYB(1).pdf
Taxis should usually take 5 minutes from the station, but at rush hour it's wise to leave 30 minutes to be safe. Here are some local taxi numbers:
Amber taxis – 0113 202 2117
Beeston Line - 0113 270 4321
Streamline - 0113 244 3322
There is ample free car parking available on Lowsfield road, either next to the stadium or in the carpark across the road. There will be a car park attendant on the day who can help to direct you. There is some more detailed advice on directions at the venue website, here: https://www.leedsunited.com/club/directions
There is space to lock bicycles outside the venue