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Information on car parks and how to travel to the University by car.

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If in doubt, follow the road signs labelled 'University of Sheffield'.

The postcode for the main University building on Western Bank, Firth Court, is S10 2TN.

Make sure that you have downloaded the latest map updates for your satellite navigation system before you travel.


Car parks

If you're arriving by car, two car parks are conveniently located:

Spaces can be pre-booked at either car park.

Parking in some areas of the campus can be limited so if you're not using the Durham Road or Solly Street car park, consider arranging parking with in advance or using park and ride.


Approaching from the M1 and M18

Approach Sheffield on the M1 and leave the motorway at junction 33, following signs along the dual carriageway A630/A57/A61 parkway.

After entering the 40mph zone, turn right onto the ring road at junction 1 – Cutlers Gate.

Continue along the ring road following signs for 'University of Sheffield', 'Barnsley A61' and later 'Glossop A57', through junctions 10, 9, 8 and 7.

At junction 7 – Shalesmoor – turn left and continue uphill along the ring road, still following signs for 'University of Sheffield' and 'Glossop A57'.

Continue along Netherthorpe Road to the next roundabout – junction 6 – University Square.

Take the first exit for departments in the Broad Lane and Mappin Street areas, and the third exit for the main Western Bank part of the campus.


From Manchester and the west

Via M60 and A628 Woodhead Pass, leave the M60 (east) at junction 24 – signed 'Sheffield'. Continue following the 'Sheffield' signs along the M67 and the A628 Woodhead Pass.

Join the A616 and follow signs for 'M1' and 'Sheffield A616' for 10 miles. At the roundabout, follow signs for 'Sheffield (North) A61' and later 'City Centre A61' for seven miles, passing through Grenoside and Hillsborough.

At the ring road roundabout – junction 7 Shalesmoor – turn right onto the ring road, following signs for 'University of Sheffield' and 'Glossop A57'.

Continue along Netherthorpe Road to the next roundabout – junction 6 – University Square.

Take the first exit for departments in the Broad Lane and Mappin Street areas, and the third exit for the main Western Bank part of the campus.

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