Getting to De Montfort University

Parking instructions

Parking is available (free of charge) on the main car park at De Montfort University. If you are asked why you are here explain you are attending the Gathering Voices Conference in Hugh Aston Building.

Please be aware that parking is restricted around Hugh Aston Building.

Accessible parking

Visitors who have disabilities or mobility challenges (blue disabled badge holders) may park on the road outside Hugh Aston on the double yellow lines along the The Newark or Castle View Road.

Others without blue badges may park in the car park outside Edith Murphy building (8 on the map) via Castle view road opposite Hugh Aston (20 on the map). The road and car park is best accessed via St Nicholas Roundabout through St Augustine Road, Dunn’s Lane and The Newark.

The conference is in the Hugh Aston Building (number 20 on the map). Access is at the rear entrance and along ground-floor corridors. Break out rooms are on the first floor – lift access is available.

We have a team of stewards to assist you getting around the building.

How to get to De Montfort University

You can download the latest version of the official campus map.

By car

Leicester is just off the M1 and close to the main A1, allowing easy access to the north and south. The M69 and M6 are also close by and offer access to Birmingham, Wales and the south west.

Use postcode LE2 7DP – this will direct you to the campus centre and the car park will be clearly signposted for staff and visitors.


Cyclists are well catered for with a marked network of cycle routes across the city. The bike park in Town Hall Square means you can leave your bike safely and even take a shower or change a tyre!

Public transport

Bus and train stations are located in the city centre. High speed train links connect Leicester to London and many other large towns and cities, while bus and coach services provide great value and reliable connections across Leicester and to most parts of the UK. Park and ride services are also provided in the city.

Visit for links to public transport routes, timetables and journey planners.

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