International Festival of Public Health


The Festival will be held in the Stopford Building, University of Manchester.

Travel by car

The University of Manchester is situated just outside of Manchester City Centre. The address is:

Stopford Building

University of Manchester

Oxford Road


M13 9PT

Car parking is available at the University.

The multi-storey car parks at both Grafton Street, Booth Street West and Charles Street offer paid public parking and are convenient and safe.

Travel by train

The University of Manchester is located close to both Piccadilly main line station (about two and a half hours from London) and Oxford Road train station, with Victoria train station a little further away.

For details of timetables, tickets and other rail information, please ring National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50 (+44(0)20 7278 5240)

Piccadilly station to Oxford Road

The Oxford Road Link bus (no 147) runs from Piccadilly Rail Station across the campus stopping at 14 locations and finishing at Grafton Street. This service runs on weekdays between 7.15am and 6.45pm, at 10-minute intervals, and can be caught from the Fairfield Street entrance to Piccadilly Station.

A taxi from Piccadilly Station to the Oxford Road area of the campus will cost you about £5.

Victoria station to Oxford Road

To get to the Oxford Road area of the campus, buses 191 and 197 run from Victoria station (from Corporation Street, outside the Co-operative Bank).

Oxford Road station to Oxford Road campus

To get to the Oxford Road area of the campus, go down the station approach to Oxford Road and turn right. The campus is a ten to fifteen minute walk. Alternatively, buses stop outside the Palace Hotel.

Campus map: