IOP Conferences
 

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The conference will be held at Chancellors Hotel and Conference Centre, which is close to the University of Manchester and Manchester city centre. It is conveniently located for all local amenities and is only 3 miles (4.8km) from Piccadilly Rail Station and approximately 5 miles (8 km) from Manchester International Airport.

Chancellors Hotel & Conference Centre
Chancellors Way
Moseley Road
Manchester
M14 6NN

Chancellors Hotel and Conference Centre is an elegant country house set in five acres of mature landscaped gardens. The hotel was once the Firs House, built by Edward Walters for Sir Joseph Whitworth in 1850. The old house forms the western wing of Chancellors whilst the new eastern wing houses the Theatre, conference rooms and majority of the bedrooms.

Facilities include en-suite accommodation, a main circular lecture theatre with excellent acoustics and presentation facilities, and conference/syndicate rooms suitable for breakout sessions. 


Travel

By Road

from Scotland the North
From the M61 join the M60 following signs for Manchester Airport. Then join the M602 (signposted Manchester). Follow signs for Manchester Airport onto the A57. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit (A5103), after approximately one and a half miles take a left at the traffic lights into Wilbraham Road (A6010). At the 4th set of traffic lights, turn left into Chancellors Way. Chancellors is situated on the left hand side opposite the Armitage Sports Centre.

from the South
Leave the M6 at Junction 19 (Knutsford), turn right onto the A56 and follow signs for Manchester Airport. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit for the M56 (Manchester). Take right hand lanes to the end of the motorway and join the A5103 - keep forward (signposted Manchester City Centre). At the 5th set of traffic lights turn right onto Wilbraham Road (A6010 signposted Sheffield). At the 4th set of traffic lights turn left onto Chancellors Way. Chancellors is situated on the left hand side opposite the Armitage Sports Centre.

from the East
At the end of the M67 turn left onto the M6 (Stockport). Leave the M60 at Junction 5 and join the A5103 - keep forward (signposted Manchester City Centre). At the 5th set of lights turn right onto Wilbraham Road (A6010 signposted Sheffield). At the 4th set of traffic lights turn left onto Chancellors Way. Chancellors is situated on the left hand side opposite the Armitage Sports Centre.


Parking

Chancellors Hotel has free on site car parking for hotel and conference guests. 

By Train

Long distance trains arrive at Manchester Piccadilly Station. Either take a taxi (approx. 15 minutes) or take a five minute walk to Piccadilly Gardens Bus Station.Short distance trains depart from Oxford Road Station and Victoria Station. For a detailed timetable please click here.

By Air

Manchester International Airport is approximately 5 miles from Chancellors (about 20 minutes by taxi).

Taking the bus from the Airport
There are several bus services (Express and Local) from the airport to the city centre (journey time 30 to 50 minutes). Please enquire at the Airport Information Desk for details.

Taking the train from the Airport
There is a 24 hour service which runs 7 days a week, every 15 minutes during peak times and goes direct to Piccadilly Train Station. From the station either take a taxi or take the short walk to Piccadilly Bus Station and catch one of the many buses that follow the route to Chancellors and the Owens Park Campus

To learn more about Manchester International Airport, check arrivals and departures, and book tickets, please click here.

By Coach

Greater Manchester has an extensive bus network operated by various commercial operators.

Timetables are available for all bus services running in Greater Manchester and can be obtained from local Travelshops, by post from GMPTE (call +44 (0)161 242 6040 and leave your details), or through the Journey Planner on the GMPTE web site.

Useful sites

Public Transport for Greater Manchester GMPTE web site
National Rail: Rail timetable

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