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Located just a short stroll from the Metrolink and a 10 minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station; which is just a 20 minutes ride from Manchester airport

A location map for Manchester Conference centre, Pendulum Hotel can be found online at https://www.pendulumhotel.co.uk/location/



By air

By air 

Manchester is served by one of the UK’s major international airports. It is located 9 miles outside the city centre and has a regular direct rail connection to Manchester Piccadilly. For the best prices be sure to purchase tickets for Manchester Central Stations.

For more information visit www.manchesterairport.co.uk 



By train

By train

From Manchester Victoria Train Station: Purchase a City Zone ticket and take the Metrolink connection from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station.

From Manchester Piccadilly Train Station: Leave the station via the taxi rank exit, cross London Road and proceed west along Fairfield Street. Continue on to Whitworth Street until you reach Sackville Street. Turn left and proceed South on Sackville Street, we are at the end of the road on the right.

From Oxford Road Train Station: Leave the station via the station approach, cross Oxford Street and proceed east along Whitworth Street until you reach Sackville Street. Turn right and proceed South on Sackville Street, we are at the end of the road on the right

For information contact National Rail Enquiries (tel: +44 (0)8457 484950).



By coach

By coach

Coaches travel from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Central Coach Station up to 15 times a day, from 7am until 11.30pm. 

For more information visit: http://www.nationalexpress.com/routes/london-to-manchester.aspx

On arrival in Manchester, directly outside the station is a dedicated taxi rank, a city-wide tram service, and the Metroshuttle, which ferries you for free between the cities' rail stations.



By car

By car

If you are using sat nav our postcode is M1 3BB.

From the M60 ring road exit at junction 12 and join the M602 towards the city centre. Follow the M602 onto the A57 (Regent Road) and continue on to the A57(M) (Mancunian Way). Exit the A57(M) at the Universities slip road onto Sackville Street. The Manchester Conference Centre Entrance will be on your left.


You can plan your route online using one of the free route planners - examples are The AA or The RAC.



Parking

Parking 

Located next to the Pendulum Hotel, on Charles Street, is an affordable multi-storey car park.

If approaching the Pendulum Hotel from the Mancunian way – drive past the entrance to the Pendulum Hotel and take the first left down Charles Street, the car park entrance will be on your right.

If approaching from Sackville Street – drive to the end of the road and follow Sackville Street on to Charles Street, the car park entrance will be on your right.

(Please note that the entrance to the Pendulum Hotel is on a one-way street and by car can only be reached via the Mancunian way.)



By taxi

Taxis

Both private hire vehicles and black cabs have pick-up points directly outside all three terminals at Manchester Airport.

For further information visit: http://www.manchesterairport.co.uk/getting-to-and-from/

 


If you require any assistance planning your journey, please e-mail conferences@iop.org stating where you are travelling from and your preferred method.

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    31 October 2018
  • Paper submission deadline:
    6 February 2019
  • Early registration deadline:
    28 February 2019
  • Registration deadline:
    1 April 2019