Travel and accommodation

Information of travelling to the University of Sheffield and recommended hotels and accommodation for the UKCI 2022 conference.

Exterior of Firth Court from the Concourse

Conference location

The UKCI venue, the Mappin Building, is located on the main University campus, within the city centre. The full address is:

Faculty of Engineering
The University of Sheffield
Sir Frederick Mappin Building
Mappin Street
S1 3JD

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Travel and accommodation Information

Travel guidance

Sheffield is well connected to other cities, with good road and rail links to other cities as well as to many UK airports. Once you arrive in Sheffield, there are good public transport options to take you around the city centre (tram, bus, taxi), and as the city centre is compact, most places should also be within walking distance.

Travelling to Sheffield


There are a number of options available for UKCI participants wishing to book accommodation in Sheffield for the conference, to suit all budgets.

Suggested hotels

Alternatively, there are a number of hotels in Sheffield city centre, the majority of which are within a 5-10 minute walk of the University campus and conference venue. Some suggestions are listed below:

Leopold Hotel 

Mercure St Paul’s Hotel

Jurys Inn


Hampton by Hilton Sheffield

Premier Inn Sheffield City Centre (Angel Street or St Mary’s Gate)

Ibis Budget Sheffield City Centre (St Mary’s Gate)

Travelodge Sheffield Central

Some discounted accommodation rates have been negotiated with nearby hotels, these will be made available to conference attendees once they have registered.

Automatic Control and Systems Engineering

The Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE) at the University of Sheffield is leading on the organisation of UKCI 2022.