ContactICOSS Building

Postal address:
Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences
The University of Sheffield
219 Portobello
Sheffield S1 4DP

Email address:
For queries about room bookings, please contact

For any other enquiry about the building, please email

Individual contact details:
To speak with a specific person, please call the switchboard on 0114 222 2000 or make use of our online Find People tool.


ICOSS Building Location

Find us with the embedded Google Map below or use the Maps menu to see the University's campus maps.


Car Parking

ICOSS does not have on-site parking, though there are a number of University car parks nearby if you have a permit or have been given a visitor's parking permit. There are also on-street pay & display parking spaces in the immediate vicinity (maximum stay 2 hours) and several long-stay public car parks just a short walk away.

Broad Lane (S1 4BT) - A long-stay pay & display car park operated by Sheffield City Council. Details

Rockingham Street (S1 4NL) - A 24-hour multi-story car park operated by Q-Park. Details


Train & Tram

The Stagecoach Supertram is one of the quickest transport links between ICOSS and Sheffield railway station. The University of Sheffield tram stop is just a 1-2 minute walk from the building and there is a tram stop at the station. Trams run every 10 minutes and the journey takes about 10 minutes.

From Sheffield Station to University of Sheffield: catch the BLUE tram bound for Malin Bridge.

From University of Sheffield to Sheffield Station: catch the BLUE tram bound for Halfway.

For more information, including timetables and pricing, please visit