Maps and Directions

Sheffield is a very pedestrian-friendly city, and the train station, most hotels, and the course location are all within walking distance of each other. Sheffield also has several other transportation options for your convenience.

Getting around on foot

A printable map of the city centre can be found here. Please be reminded that cars and buses drive on the left side of the road in the UK.



The Sheffield Supertram crosses through the heart of the city, and the Blue Tram Line stops at the Sheffield Station (back entrance) near the Granulation Course location - Hadfield Building (West Street stop). The Supertram also stops at the Meadowhall Interchange, where there is a Park & Ride service. You do not need a ticket before you enter the Supertram; there is a controller inside of each tram to collect the fare (day tickets are available).


Sheffield has several taxi stands throughout the city; there is a taxi stand at the front entrance of the train station and many other places in the city center. Taxis can also be reserved with Sheffield City Taxi (+44 (0)114 239 3939) or another taxi company. If you are arriving for the Granulation Course, please tell them "Hadfield building, located at the intersection of Portobello and Orange Streets, off of West Street" or give them the post code S1 3JD.


Sheffield has a number of bus services that travel through the city center and the suburbs. More information about the bus system can be found here.


Sheffield has limited parking options; when booking your hotel please ask about parking possibilities and consider walking or using public transportation to get around. There are a few options for parking near Sir Robert Hadfield Building, e.g. Q-Park Rockingham Street (parking garage) or the university parking services.