FoD Sheffield – Location.

Conference Venue

The conference is taking place in The Diamond at The University of Sheffield.

From Sheffield Train Station, take the BLUE tram to The University of Sheffield tram stop. Turn left down Leavygreave Road. The Diamond is approx. 3 minutes walk.

Plan your journey via Travel South Yorkshire

Evening Venue

The evening drinks reception and dinner to follow will be hosted at INOX Dine .

INOX Dine is located 10 minutes walk from The Diamond. After the conference turn right on Leaveygreave Road. Cross the dual carriage way and continue along Leaveygreave Road. Bear right onto Hounsfield Road outside the Hicks Building. Follow the concourse down to the Students’ Union. INOX Dine is on Level 5

Travelling to Sheffield

We’re not as far away as you think!

By train it takes…

2 hours, 7 minutes from London
2 hours, 4 minutes from Liverpool
1 hour, 15 minutes from Birmingham
50 minutes from Nottingham
48 minutes from Manchester
41 minutes from Leeds
1 hour from York

For those who are travelling from the Conference in Bath on the 20th/21st of April,

Thursday 20th April
Bath Spa to Sheffield
18:00 – 21:15 (one change)
19:00 – 22:24 (one change)

Friday 21st April
Bath Spa to Sheffield
06:05 – 09:17 (Direct)
06:57 – 10:17 (one change)

Book your travel ticket.

By car

Exit the M1 at Junction 33 and take the A57 (Sheffield Parkway)
Take the A61 (Derek Dooley Way) at the Capita roundabout.
At Europcar, exit left onto Corporation Street and take the first exit off the roundabout onto Tenter Street.
At the roundabout, take the third exit (straight on) to Broad Lane.
Take the third left onto Rockingham Street.
Take your first right onto Portobello Street and enter QPark on your left.

The Diamond is approx. 5 minutes walk from QPark up Portobello Street.

The postcode for QPark is S1 4NL
View their website and pre-book your parking here


There are a variety of places to stay in Sheffield, close to the University and suitable for all budgets. Here are a few examples:

Leopold Hotel
Jurys Inn
Premier Inn
The Rutland Hotel

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