University of Bristol

Location

How to get to Focus Meeting 12: Aerosol-Lung Interactions, at the School of Chemistry, University of Bristol.

University campus, bus and walking maps

Bus

FirstGroup operate the majority of local buses in Bristol. Use their bus search facility or the Bristol route map to plan your journey. Services to the University include:

  • The 9 and 72 bus services from Bristol Temple Meads train station run a combined frequency of every 15 minutes at peak times and stop at Tyndall Avenue on the University campus. The journey takes about 20-30 minutes.
  • The number 8 service from Bristol Temple Meads train station runs at least every 10 minutes at peak times and stops by The Berkeley pub on Queen’s Road opposite the Wills Memorial Building before heading towards the Richmond Building (Students’ Union) and Clifton village. The journey takes about 20-30 minutes.
  • The 1, 2, 3, 4, 624, N7, U5 and X14 services all stop in the Park Street, Triangle, Whiteladies Road area a couple of minutes walk from the University.
  • Wessex Red’s 16 university bus service connects the Stoke Bishop halls of residences with the University campus and city centre.

Car

The M4 and M5 motorways put both London and Birmingham within a two-hour drive, while the M32 allows direct access from the M4 to the heart of the city.

Directions to the University campus from the M32 (also available as a Google Map)

  • Exit the M4 at junction 19 marked for the M32
  • Follow the M32 southwest into Bristol
  • Continue onto the A4032
  • Continue straight onto Bond Street / A4044
  • At St. James Barton roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Marlborough Street / B4051
  • Continue to follow B4051
  • Turn right at Woodland Road
  • At the top of the hill is a crossroads. Turn right into Tyndall Avenue
  • Senate House (the University’s central administration building) is the tall building on the corner

If travelling from the South and South West, the A4, A38 and A37 provide direct access to the city centre (see Google map for A4, Bath Road).

Parking

There are various multi-storey car parks about 5-10 minutes’ walk from the main campus as shown on the Campus map and key (PDF, 478kB).

The nearest car park is Trenchard St NCP which is 5 min walk away from the venue. If you zoom in a little on this map you can see the School of Chemistry is almost directly above.

You need to exit on foot from level 8, cross over Park Row, head left then turn right into Woodland Road. Take the first right into the University (Cantock’s Close) and then take the first left which will lead you to the School of Chemistry. The route will be signposted.

University visitors that require disabled parking should contact the department they are visiting to book a space.

 

Park & ride

There are three Park and ride services that operate in and around Bristol:

Coach

Coaches from a range of UK cities arrive and depart from Bristol Bus and Coach Station on Marlborough Street in the centre of Bristol. During term time, National Express coaches from London also stop at the Stoke Bishop student residences.

See our map for Walking directions and routes (PDF, 498kB). from the bus station.

For information about coach times and fares, consult the National Express Coaches website. An additional coach service is operated by Megabus.

Bike

Sustrans – the sustainable transport charity – has free cycle maps for routes in the Bristol and Somerset area.

Bristol City Council offers a range of downloadable maps and leaflets for cyclists.

Plane

Bristol Airport is 13 km south of the city and has scheduled flights to many UK and European cities. To get to the University from the airport:

  • The Bristol Flyer coach service calls at Bristol Bus and Coach Station near the University campus.
  • Checker Cars offer taxis from Bristol Airport. The journey should take around 30 minutes
  • Further travel information is available from the Bristol Airport website.

Train

Bristol has two mainline train stations. Visitors should travel to Bristol Temple Meads as it is about two miles from the University and is much closer than Bristol Parkway.

To get to the University from Bristol Temple Meads:

  • The 9 and 72 bus services from Bristol Temple Meads train station run a combined frequency of every 15 minutes at peak times and stop at Tyndall Avenue on the University campus. The journey takes about 20-30 minutes.
  • The number 8 service from Bristol Temple Meads train station runs at least every 10 minutes at peak times and stops by The Berkeley pub on Queen’s Road opposite the Wills Memorial Building before heading towards the Richmond Building (Students’ Union) and Clifton village. The journey takes about 20-30 minutes.
  • Taxis are available from the exit to the station. The journey should take about 15 minutes.
  • Walking directions and routes (PDF, 498kB) to the University takes 30-40 minutes and will involve an uphill climb.

The nearest local train station to the University is Clifton Down. Services run about once an hour.

Find out more about rail services via National Rail Enquiries.

Walking

Walking to the University will generally involve an uphill climb to reach the University campus – WalkIt.com allows you to plan your route.

Focus Meeting 12: Aerosol-Lung Interactions

School of Chemistry
University of Bristol
Cantock's Close
Bristol
BS8 1TS

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Where to stay and what to do

Recommended Hotels

Bristol Royal Marriott Hotel – College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TA.    

For best rates and reservations call 0117 9255 100 or book online.         

 

Premier Inn Bristol City Centre – Lewins Mead, Bristol, BS1 2NT.

For best rates and reservations book online.

Further information